Portugal is a perfect motorhome winter 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 to visit Portugal in your motorhome, then this is a must-read before you go!
Hiking Monte de Foia in the Sierra Montchique is a peaceful and solitary experience. This unspoilt corner of Portugal’s Algarve is beautiful and offers amazing views of the coast. The via Algarviana hiking trail intersects with Monte de Foia, if you want to explore further.
Hiking the Rota Vicentina (also known as the Fisherman’s Trail) from Carrapateira, Algarve will leave your jaw dropping as you watch the huge Atlantic rollers crashing against incredible rock formations and cliffs. A dramatic and varied hike taking in cliffs, beaches and grassy tracks, this is one not to be missed!
Porto is an intimate city, with so much to see and do. Porto is also a beautiful coastal city, with spectacular river and estuary views and home to Port wine, which has been shipped from here for centuries. Porto is packed full of interest and character with a lively care and bar scene, perfect for lazy summer evenings. If you want to know how to visit Porto in a motorhome, read on…
Hiking Passadiços do Paiva is fascinating; you will follow a series of wooden walkways suspended from, and built along, the banks of the stunning Paiva River, south of Porto. Make sure you’re ready for the 600 or so steps in a series of wooden stairways at one end!