SEE THE PORTUGUESE COUNTRYSIDE
Explore Lisbon’s surrounding area, choose from Estoril or Cascais, or head south to the Algarve.
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Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of car hire in Lisbon, explore the beautiful surrounding areas at your own pace. From the romantic skylines of Sintra, down to the fantastic beaches of the Algarve, western Portugal offers something for everyone.
Hire a car in Lisbon to transform your trip from a spellbinding city break to an exciting fly-drive holiday. Enjoy day trips to the old town of Estoril and Cascais along the coast from Lisbon, or venture further to Sintra’s whimsical castles and grand palaces. Perhaps go north, to Porto, to enjoy delicious Port wine amid historic grandeur. Don’t miss the stunning beaches of the Algarve in the south, and the superb championship-level golf courses on offer. Our car hire, in partnership with Avis, offers great rates, flexibility and fantastic added extras.
British Airways car hire, in partnership with Avis, includes all of the mandatory charges that you'll need to drive away your car in Lisbon.
Take a break from the sights of Lisbon and enjoy a day trip to the stunning beaches of the Algarve region. Just an hour’s drive away, Faro is bursting with history and culture. The picturesque coastline makes a delightful drive, with its enchanting stretches of beach, rugged cliffs and charming towns. It is a great way to combine the colourful cityscape of Portugal’s capital city with the outstanding shores and white-washed architecture of the beautiful Algarve.
Hire a car in Lisbon and take in the romantic architecture and landscapes of Sintra. A ‘must see’ when visiting Lisbon, you’ll love the contrast presented by this listed UNESCO World Heritage Site destination. With its picturesque palaces and mystical hillsides, this enchanting town effortlessly blends history and fantasy. Home to the Royal Palace, the surrounding hills are surmounted by the remains of the Moorish Castle and by the nineteenth century Pena Palace.
Another worthwhile daytrip from Lisbon is Cascais. This charming town is situated next to the Estoril coast, just a 30-minute drive from Lisbon. Once a sleepy fishing village, its trio of golden bays is now a popular retreat for sun worshippers. But this former residence of the royal family also boasts a pedestrianised old town and winding lanes scattered with boutiques, restaurants and small museums.
The Estoril Coast extends from the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus river estuary in the south and west up to the northern boundary of the parish of Cascais. Enhance your Lisbon city break with this unforgettable daytrip. An area of incredible natural beauty, follow the coastline as it starts at Tejo Falls and extends to Carcavelos Beach, with the stunning backdrop of Sintra-Cacais Natural Park. This UNESCO World Heritage Site encompasses a range of landscapes and is well worth a visit.
Porto is a beautiful city sat on the Douro River, and is famous for its production of delicious port wine. Portugal’s second city is less frenetic than Lisbon, and offers a calm but vibrant getaway. The food and drink scene in Porto is second to none, and the re-invention of Portuguese cuisine by top chefs has fuelled the fire. Don’t miss a trip to a winery over the bridge in Vila Nova de Gaia, where the port wine is barrel-aged and bottled – a guided tour comes highly recommended.