Close to the Austrian border in the north Italian region of South Tyrol is the town of Merano. Thanks to an unusual placement within a basin surrounded by mountains, the views from the town are unrivalled. Hire a car in Merano and you can make your way around from one astonishing vista to the next. With a list of famous figures having lived here in the past, Merano celebrates its status as a cultural hotbed of world talent with many festivals throughout the year. Take up Merano car hire to get the full taste of what's on offer in the local area.