Located around 3 hours from Lisbon, the city of Porto is one of the most visited cities in Portugal, being both frequented by locals and tourists alike. A campervan hire from Porto will provide you with the type of freedom and flexibility that only this type of vehicle can offer. Discover the country from north to south, stop over at Lisbon or Faro and discover everything that Portugal has to offer, without having to leave your "home". With Auto Europe you will find the perfect motorhome required for the style of holiday you are looking for. You can find the full selection of campervans at our website. If you have any questions, then please don't hesitate to contact one of our motorhome specialists either by telephone or via email. Start planning your dream holiday to Portugal today.
Numerous campsites exist within Porto and its surrounding areas. Many of these campsites are not centrally located however; but are sited along the breathtaking coast. This not only allows for a wonderful pitch view but also provides a variety of possibilities that will make your stay very pleasing. The following campsites could be the ideal setting, from which to start your Motorhome hire from Porto adventure.
|CanideloCamping||This campsite is situated on the Costa Verde coastline, just 5.6 miles (9 km) from the historic center of Porto. This area is the perfect starting point for a day trip to Porto. On the sandy beach, you can relax in the sun or have fun with one of the many water sports. Power supply is available across the instalations and the WLAN is free of charge.|
|Parque Orbitur Angeiras/Matosinhos||This campsite is situated around 10 miles (17 km) northwest of Porto and has a beautiful beach not far off. Along with having electricity points within the campervan sections, it also provides numerous activities within its grounds, for example; tennis, mini-golf, table tennis and a large swimming pool. Close by you are also able to take up surfing or sailing.|
|Parque de Campismo da Vila Chã||By taking the A28 road, you are able to reach this campsite within around 23 minutes. This camp, which is also sited near a beach, encompasses large mature trees that give plenty of shade over its pitches. Electricity points are available along with washing machines, clothes driers, free Wi-Fi, a kid's playground and much more. Not far from this campsite, you are also able to fish, sail and surf.|
|Coimbra Camping Bungalows||If you decide to head south, this could be the ideal campsite to stop over. An hour and a half from Porto and two hours from Lisbon, this campsite offers large pitches for your motorhome, along with electricity and water connection points. The camp also provides multiple activities such as mini-golf, volleyball and tennis, amongst others.|
|Casa Azzurra||Further south you will come across the Casa Azzura campsite. Only 54 miles (88 km) from the capital city of Lisbon, this campsite offers spacious pitches, electricity and water connection points, and access to WLAN. In addition, the dishwasher, washing machine and clothes driers are available for all paying guests. From here you should also take the opportunity to visit the beautiful city of Óbidos, which is located only 3.1 miles (5 km) away and was elected a UNESCO city of literature.|
With Auto Europe you will instantly find the perfect motorhome model for your holiday. The following four models are but a mere example of the types of campervans available to hire from Porto. The Compact Plus model, allows two individuals to travel in total comfort. Within this model you have a double bed, bathroom, shower, kitchen and a water and waste tank. With 19 feet (6 meters) in length, passengers will have more than enough space during their trip. The Sporty model has enough space for up to four passengers. With two double beds, a kitchen and a water tank, this model still comes under 13 feet (5 meters) in length. The Adria motorhome is another model that can accommodate up to 4 passengers. It does however allow for much more room compared to the aforementioned Sporty model. With a length of 24 feet (7.38 meters), it comes with a kitchen, bathroom, shower, as well as a water and sewage tank. Our Family Plus model offers even more room. This 21 foot (6.51 meter) in length motorhome can easily accommodate up to 6 passengers with two double beds and two single beds. Passengers can't help but feel right at home with its incorporated shower, bathroom and kitchen facilities.
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With over 237,000 inhabitants, Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and one of the oldest in Europe. Since 1996, the historical centre has been considered an UNESCO World Heritage site. Apart from this, Porto, along with Rotterdam, was also the European Capital of Sport in 2001. Porto is synonymously globally renowned for its Port wine. The best way to commence your visit is within Porto's historical centre - the cities old town. Those who appreciate baroque architecture will no doubt enjoy the numerous churches that were constructed in this style. Another must see whilst in Porto is the Grande Hotel, inaugurated in 1880, this splendid hotel is the oldest in the city. One of the most emblematic monuments in Porto is the Torre dos Clérigos. With a height of 249 feet (76 meters), it is the tallest church tower in the country. From the top of the tower you will discover a fantastic view stretching from Ribeira do Porto until Foz. You will however, have to make the effort to climb over 200 steps to the top of the tower to enjoy the scenery.
The church of São Francisco is especially interesting due to its large amounts of gold plated items. Initially constructed in a gothic style, parts of the church have also over time been reconstructed in a baroque style. The large amount of museums, art galleries, theatres and concert halls within the city demonstrates the wealth of culture that it has on offer. A visit to the Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis, which is sited in the Palácio dos Carrancas, or to the Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Fundação Serralves, is a must especially for those interested in Portuguese or modern art. When visiting the Museu de Arte Contemporânea and the Casa de Serralves, you should also take advantage whilst there, to visit the Parque de Serralves. After appreciating all the art on offer at the museum, you can then continue your journey throughout this garden and take in all the art on display within its grounds. You won't regret it! You may also pass the time and create lasting memories on one of the numerous beaches Porto has to offer. For example, you can make the most of a sunny day on Praia da Luz beach, Praia dos Ingleses beach or on Praia do Carneiro beach.
After getting to know the wonderful city of Porto, head towards the south along the coast, with your campervan hire from Porto. You can visit the cities of Coimbra, Lisbon, Estoril, Cascais or Sintra. Before reaching the Algarve, discover the beautiful Serra da Arrábida or Costa Vicentina - you won't be disappointed. Whilst travelling between cities, why not stop and recuperate at one of the many campsites along the way. Before setting off on your new adventures, we recommend stocking up at a supermarket and preparing your meals in your hired campervans kitchen. The majority of motorhomes we offer come with a kitchen as standard, which helps to not only minimise your expenditure but also add comfort.