Prato is the second largest city located in the heart of Tuscany and the third largest city in Central Italy. It ideally located at the foot of the mountain of Retaia and with car hire in Prato some of the world's most famous cities of art: Florence, Lucca, Pisa and Siena are just a short drive away. Hiring a car in Prato will allow you to explore the nearby prestigious cities rich in art, culture and history or the numerous delights closer to home. These include the Textile Museum, home to cloth swatches, documents and machinery dating back to the 5th century and an expression of the city's roots in the textile industry.