Car Hire Mainz
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Are you looking for affordable car hire in Germany? Now a day’s it is very popular to rent a car, the majority choose to pick up a car at the airport. With car rental you and your family have the opportunity to take pleasant day trips in the areas surrounding and you will not be dependent on public transport. By comparing prices of car rental from several players, you can save a lot of money. If you prefer to retrieve the rental car in the city center, this is also possible.
The country offers great natural and cultural experiences. It is advisable to book your car rental well before departure, so you’re sure to get just the car that suits you, at the lowest price. In certain periods there may be high demand among rental companies, and the cheapest cars are usually taken first.
Mainz short guide
Mainz is located in southwestern Germany – where the rivers Rhine and Main flow together – and is the capital and largest city in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The city has about 200,000 inhabitants (2009).
Mainz is a historic city, and already this year 13 BC was built a Roman fort built here.
Mainz is a university, and is also an important transport hub. The city is well known for its carnival celebrations.
There are many sights in Mainz – and most attention getting enough Old Town – with a variety of beautiful half-timbered house from 1500- 1700’s. There are also several beautiful churches – and narrow alleys with crooked houses and streets with nice restaurants, bars and cafés.
Some of the most visited tourist attractions in town is the Cathedral of St. Martin (originally from the 1000’s, but later reconstructed and rebuilt several times), the Catholic church of St. Stephan from 1340 (with stained glass windows by Chagall), and Gutenberg Museum – one of the oldest printing museums in the world.
The town also has a Roman-Germanic Museum, “Zitadelle” (a fortification from 1660), a natural history museum, a botanical garden, the Kunsthalle (with exhibition of contemporary art), and Mainz City Museum – a local history museum.
Mainz is located on the German motorways (Autobahn) A60, A63 and A66.
The nearest airport is Frankfurt International Airport, located 31 km east of Mainz.