Car rental in Lisbon
Visiting the pearl of Portugal by car. Family holiday in Lisbon.Lisbon is one of the most famous and beautiful cities in the world and, perhaps, the most attractive for a family trip by car. The city is located on seven hills in a remarkably picturesque area, near the place where the Tagus River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. It harmoniously combines modern and old architecture. All this gives Lisbon a special charm.
While enjoying a trip around the city, you should definitely try Portuguese cuisine and national drinks, order the famous salted dried cod, treat your fellow travelers with a real Portuguese port wine and a famous local drink called Ginjinha. This is a cherry liqueur served with a handful of cherries almost in each Lisbon cafe. It gives strength and is pretty invigorating, and the best place to try it is on Camões Square – they sell the best Ginjinha in Lisbon.
By a rented car you will get from the center of Lisbon to Cabo da Roca in less than one hour, where you can take many pictures against the lighthouse and for 5 euro get a certificate which proves that you have visited the edge of the world.
The history of the city is closely connected with the names of famous Portuguese travelers. Therefore, you should visit the Maritime Museum, which is located in the city and is a harbour for the ship of the world-famous Portuguese sailors. Also you will get a lot of impressions if you visit the National Museum of Tiles (the so-called Ajuda Palace Museum), which stores the world's largest collection of decorative tiles.
One of the attractions of Lisbon is the Pena Palace in Sintra, located in its suburbs. This unique complex is absolutely must see, especially since you are here with a car. The secret of this unusual palace is in the mixture of architectural styles that gives the palace such a unique fairy-tale look.
From anywhere in the city you can see the castle of St. George, so it's easy to get there by car. One of the oldest parts of the castle was built in the 6th century. Here you can stroll through the fortress wall, enjoy the views of Lisbon or relax in the beautiful garden of the castle.
If you are a passionate beauty lover, then you cannot miss the Gulbenkian Museum - one of the treasuries of Europe. The museum demonstrates the richest collections of European, Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Asian art.
Being in Lisbon, you should definitely visit the old part of this wonderful city - the Alfama district. To fully immerse yourself in the atmosphere of high antiquity, leave the car in the parking lot and walk on foot - narrow winding streets decorated with unique azulezha and picturesque architecture of the Middle Ages are waiting for you.
One of the most beautiful parts of Lisbon is its Baixa district, located in the very heart of the city. The area was built after a terrible earthquake in 1755. You will definitely like its elegant streets, beautiful shops and cafes.
If you love books, antiques and paintings, then you will be interested in the quarter of Bairro Alto - a haven for writers and artists. But keep in mind that Bairro Alto blooms with the onset of darkness –the warm nights are very tempting for romantic walks.
You can feel this special vibe of Lisbon’s nightlife by visiting the famous Misericordia street. This is where you will find most of the city's bars, as well as nightclubs, restaurants and other similar locations. You will be impressed when you will hear the beautiful fado singing for the first time.
After your car trip through Lisbon, no doubts that you will plan to come back in nearest future. And we are here to help you book a car of your dream!