From its humble beginnings in 1954 Auto Europe has grown to provide car hire services in more than 20,000 international locations worldwide, including Lisbon, Portugal. Arranging a car hire in Lisbon with Auto Europe is the ideal way to ensure you are receiving the guaranteed best price and award-winning customer service every time you travel. Self-drive vehicles from standard vehicle categories, sports and luxury car hire, as well as chauffeur and transfer services are at your disposal with Auto Europe. With a rental car you will be able to make the most of your travels. Learrn about road trip from Lisbon to Sintra or the best beaches of Portugal route and make your holiday plan today!
Parking in the capital city will obviously be a challenge, but not impossible. There are garages and lots, or pay and display stations located throughout the city. Saturday and Sunday parking is often free, but reference posted signs to confirm this.
The coastal city of Lisbon is the most densely populated and vibrant city within Portugal. While Lisbon has an abundant assortment of lovely green spaces, ten percent of the city's land is dedicated to the Monsanto Forest Park, an ecological centre within the park, open to the public to raise environmental awareness. The rich architectural history of Lisbon spans from Romanesque and Gothic, to Baroque and Postmodern. Museums and performing arts venues can be found throughout the city offering a wide array of visual stimuli for any interest.
Lisbon has a subtropical Mediterranean climate. Balmy winters give way to summers that range from moderate to hot, which encourages travel year-round.
Lisbon Portela Airport is one of the most significant international airports in Europe and a convenient pick-up location for your car hire from Auto Europe. Approximately four miles from the city centre, it offers all the modern travel amenities, from banks and ATMs for currency exchange and disbursement, to shopping and restaurants.
Portelo Airport - LIS (Lisbon Airport)
Phone: +351 21 841 35 00
Address: Alameda das Comunidades Portugesas, 1700-111
There are several modes of public transportation to supplement the use of your car hire in Lisbon.
Bus lines can be convenient for travel between major cities and some inner-city destinations, while providing indirect access to less populated places.
Taxi services are provided by public and private companies for variable rates.
A variety of railway options, from basic functionality to luxury transports are available for national or international travel with scheduled availability from Lisbon Gare do Oriente. Destinations include Faro and Porto.
The metro network reaches a large part of the city with pre-purchased tickets for facilitating travel throughout Lisbon.
Lisbon is a spectacular city full of surprises and wonderful places to visit. And so is Portugal! So if the idea of taking a road trip in Portuguese lands sounds interesting to you, why not do it in style? With a campervan in Lisbon, you can explore at your own pace major landmarks and turistic attractions, but also venture into the countryside! Not to mention that you will be able to save with hotel and restaurant bills.