Arese is a tiny town with populati+D734:E747n Milan is just 12 km away, so Arese is often called a suburb of Milan. The region is one of the richest in Europe and the nature here is very eye-pleasing -- with green valleys and picturesque foothills of the Alps. Car rental in Arese is an excellent opportunity to drive around the nice surroundings, to visit colourful villages, to enjoy amazing landscapes and to go on a shopping spree in Milan that is undoubtedly one of world’s epicentres of fashion events.
Such individual travels are becoming more popular every year, especially among young globe-trotters. Some travellers just don’t like beaten paths and prefer to be independent in their exploration of new countries. The demand for such travels is growing and efficient system of car hire in Italy is constantly evolving to provide adequate service to this group of travellers as well.
People of Arese are very proud of their Museum of Alfa Romeo. The history of the town is closely connected with this veteran Italian car-maker. In the 1970’s the production was moved from Milan to Arese and the newest models of Alfa Romeo cars started to roll down the assembly line -- including famous Alfa Romeo 75 praised by experts as one of the best cars of the end of the 1980’s.
The museum building was constructed simultaneously with the factory. Exposition shows the 100 years of history of the worldly known car brand. The floor space is impressive – almost five thousand square metres! More than one thousand exhibits on display at six floors mark the most important milestones in Alfa Romeo development. The collection of 250 unique and rare models is considered one the best mono-brand car collections in the world. Some of these rarities were made at the dawn of automotive industry in the 1910’s.
The car production was good for the city – in the 1970’s there was a massive inflow of workers and in just ten years the population tripled. In the middle of the 1980’s the factory was closed but local residents are still proud of their connection to the history of the car-making giant. Personnel of car rental office in Arese will eagerly advise you on local places of interest, festivals, cuisine, souvenirs and maybe they will tell you a couple of interesting stories about Alfa Romeo. For total immersion in local environment it would be good to rent a car in Arese and to choose one of the famous Alfa Romeo cars for wonderful drive along Lombardy roads.