Mantova, otherwise known as Mantua, is a city and commune in the Lombardy region of Northern Italy. Organising car hire in Mantova is easy visit our local branch in the city to get started. Mantua is surrounded on three sides by lakes, now dried up, which were created artificially in the 12th century as a defensive moat for the city. Approach Mantua from the bridge near Porta San Giorgio for a romantic skyline, cutting the domes and turrets with the shimmering water in front of them. Hiring a car in Mantova lets you explore this beautiful city with ease - a city often overlooked, but with the Renaissance richness of a miniature Florence.