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Location information for Tortona

Tortona is a town, in Piemonte within the Alessandria Province in Italy. It is situated right on the Scrivia bank, between the Marengo plain and the Ligurian Apennines foothills. It was called Derthona in ancient times and this city is one of the oldest colonies that was under Roman rule.

It is in the western section of the Po Valley, right on the main road that links Placentia (Piacenza) and Genua (Genoa). This city was originally founded around 118-123 BC, placed at where the great roads meet at the junction, nowadays called the Via Julia Augusta. The road links and other smaller roads make car rental in Tortona Downtown an ideal way to tour the area.

This area has plenty of history, much of which can still be seen today. Roman remains are throughout the area. One very good site is known as being the Mausoleum for the Roman Emperor Maiorianus. Another good day out can be made visiting the Palazzo Guidobono, originally constructed in the 15th century, but rebuilt during 1939 with an addition of a Gothic façade.

Car hire in Tortona Downtown is easy to come by in town, or online. If you book online and plan to fly to the area, be sure to request an airport pick-up, as it is one of the most convenient ways of getting straight on with your holiday. Booking online often means you'll get a cheap car hire in Tortona Downtown, as agents compare many packages automatically.

With a car, touring sites like the cathedral (a mid-16th century structure) is easy. The façade is in a neoclassicist designed addition of the 19th century and makes a great backdrop to photographs. However, the interior is even more impressive, with works by the artists Aurelio Luini, Camillo Procaccini and many others.