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, exquisite wines and one of the hardest languages in Europe to learn! If you’re planning on going to Portugal as you tour Europe in a motorhome, our Portugal tips on driving, camping and destinations 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.
Porto is a small and intimate coastal city, with so much to see and do. Porto is packed full of interest and character with a lively cafe and bar scene, perfect for lazy summer evenings. If you’re going on road trip of Portugal, find out how to spend one day in Porto.
Wondering where to spend winter in Europe? Europe in the winter offers so much variety, whether you’re looking for warm winter sun, beautiful snowy landscapes and crisp, cold weather or Christmas markets and festivities, you’ll find the best winter destinations in Europe here. Safe travels wherever you go!
Autumn is the perfect time for a holiday. The kids are back in school, the crowds have gone and the weather has yet to turn wintry. The colours will be glorious, attractions and cities will be quieter and beaches deserted; with so many reasons to see autumn in Europe, what are you waiting for?
If you’re going on a camping holiday, you’ll find some of the best campsites in Europe listed here, by campers who have actually stayed in them. Whatever your camping style, leave the urban life behind and enjoy the great outdoors in one of these fantastic European campsites.