Are you desperate for some Portuguese sun but don’t want to fly? With great routes across Europe, it’s easy to drive to Portugal by car, arriving refreshed and unstressed from the comfort of your own vehicle.
Europe is perfect for an epic road trip; from the rolling fields of Tuscany to the soaring mountains of the Sierra Nevada and luxe living in the South of France, you can find a road trip route to suit your taste and travel style. Whether you have a week, a month or a year, our top sixteen bucket list Europe road trip itinerary ideas will give you plenty of inspiration to get on the road.
Portugal is a small country with a lot to offer. From the historic towns of the north, to the glowing Algarve, via iconic cities, granite hard mountains and rolling vineyards, these historic and coastal road trips in Portugal will bring the country alive.
Portugal is a perfect motorhome and campervan destination. This tiny country packs one hell of a punch; wild coastlines, lively buzzing cities and exquisite wines. If you’re planning on going to Portugal as you tour Europe in a motorhome, our Portugal tips are a must-read before your trip.
The fascinating Covao dos Conchos, high in the Serra da Estrela natural park in Portugal is called the ‘eye’ by locals. This incredible man-made hole is actually a spillway and well worth the short hike to get up close to the mesmerising spectacle, set deep in the rugged Portuguese mountains.