Located within the Calabria region of southern Italy is the city of Cosenza. The city is situated at the meeting of two rivers, Crathis and Busento, creating an idyllic destination to explore. The old town has incredible architecture to explore, such as the famous Hohenstaufen Castle originally built around the year 1 or the famous cathedral which has received world heritage site status. Hiring a car in Cosenza allows you to discover the many towns along the nearby 367 mile coastline. The beach resort San Lucido is a short drive from Cosenza which has plenty restaurants, cafes and bars to enjoy.