Road Trips in Portugal

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Ever Considered Road Trips in Portugal?

Portugal has never been more in vogue, and as for the best way to see this tiny, tantalizing country, there's one clear answer. Road trips in Portugal offer enchanting Atlantic sunsets and mountainside meanders to create memories that will last a lifetime. The interesting, friendly locals will make you want to savor this coast-to-coast drive, which is easily doable with minimal time.

Road Trips in Portugal: Top Accommodations

Apartment Quarteira
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Quarteira, Loulé, Portugal
from $61
Muchosol
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House Vilamoura
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
from $108
your.rentals
5.0
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House Faja Da Ovelha
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Faja Da Ovelha, Madeira Island, Portugal
from $171
Madeira Household
4.9
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House Madeira
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Madeira, Portugal
from $251
e-domizil
5.0
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House São Martinho
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
São Martinho, Funchal, Portugal
from $165
Madeira Household
5.0
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House Vilamoura
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
from $87
your.rentals
4.6
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Apartment Quarteira
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Quarteira, Loulé, Portugal
from $110
Muchosol
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Villa Fragoso
Villa ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Fragoso, Barcelos, Portugal
from $219
homerez
5.0
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Apartment São Martinho
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
São Martinho, Funchal, Portugal
from $68
Muchosol
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Most Scenic Road Trips in Portugal

Portugal is perfect for those chasing sun-drenched vacations. In between your long drives, the stunning beaches in Lagos and Cascais can be pretty soothing. To be honest, you can't really go wrong with a road trip in Portugal, as beauty and great fun can be had on every corner. However, if you like to plan ahead (and we suggest you do), then here are some must-sees on your road trip adventures.

  • 1. Atlantic Coast

    Spanning some 550 miles from south to north, travelers will stare wide-eyed at Portugal's beautiful Atlantic coastline. The stunning beaches at Figueira da Foz, Cascais, Lagos, and Peniche offer scenic rest stops along the way. Meanwhile, drivers get to marvel at the beautiful sunset as it settles into the vast ocean.

  • 2. São Miguel

    This is the largest island in the staggering Portuguese Azores archipelago, known for its beautiful, rugged volcanic landscape, as well as biodiversity. Stay a couple of days on this stunning island and take in its rare beauty with a leisurely drive. From green forests to rolling hills and rustic farmlands, São Miguel offers drivers on road trips in Portugal a taste of nature.

  • 3. Madeira Island

    Drive on highways etched along the steep mountainsides or dive into their deep tunnels on the island of Madeira, an archipelago comprising four islands off the northwest coast of Africa. For the more adventurous, a trip along the stunning coastline is really a highlight - with its breathtaking vistas of the Atlantic. Visit for New Years Eve and enjoy their famous firework show over the ocean.

Best Places to Stay for Road Trips in Portugal

House Vilamoura
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
from $100
your.rentals
4.3
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Apartment Quarteira
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Quarteira, Loulé, Portugal
from $29
Muchosol
4.0
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House Corroios
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Corroios, Seixal, Portugal
from $155
Muchosol
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