Discover Car Hire in Portugal
One of the oldest established European countries, Portugal is renowned as being a country devoted to the sea. An old seafaring country that developed trade routes with neighbouring nations, Portugal consequently has a cultural mix that has transformed it into an exotic and exciting destination.
A car hire in Europe gives you the freedom to explore the long stretches of sandy beaches, set against wooded forests and gothic glamour. Portugal is also home to some spectacular vineyards and olive farms. The Douro Valley is a must see for a classic holiday of sun, scrumptious food and delectable wine. Portugal has it all and is a great holiday destination, easily enjoyed by all.
When driving in another country, it is important to be aware of their road rules and regulations. As these rules can differ between each country, we have put together a driving tips page containing plenty of information about driving in Portugal. However, please be aware that this information should be used as a guide only, if you have any further questions please visit the website of the local authorities.
Lisbon, the capital city is said to be one of the most enjoyable and value for money cities in Europe with the contributions of so many nations, forging a rich tapestry of culture. With over 50 museums, the architecture is grand but the feeling is laid-back and relaxing. Lagos and Sintra are two of the most spectacular coastal paradises in Portugal, with both being regular holidaying spots for the Portuguese royal family.
Take a car hire drive to the capital city of Portugal, Lisbon and visit the historical Tower of Belém. This medieval landmark was built in the early 16th century in a Manuelino style by Francisco de Arruda who is a Portuguese architect and sculptor. Not only is it a stunning landmark that offers a great view of its surroundings, it is also classified as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, so definitely worth checking out on your self-drive holiday in Portugal!
If you need a hire car for more than 21 days, consider saving money with a Peugeot Lease. Experience the open roads of Europe behind the wheel of a brand new tax-free Peugeot. You can collect your Peugeot Lease from Porto, Lisbon, or from selected locations in Europe.
|Cities (To and From)||Distance (Approx. km)||Travel Time (Approx. hr)|
|Lisbon - Porto||314||3|
|Porto - Faro||550||4.75|
|Faro - Lisbon||278||3|
Top Car Hire Locations in Portugal
Check out some of our top locations for Portugal car hire below.