Budget Car Rental Portugal

"cheap car hire Portugal"The team of budget car rental Portugal suggests you drive to the eastern portion of the Algarve, as this part of the region is quite beautiful. The distance to visit the eastern high light is about 160 km and both the start and the end point is Tavira. Explore the empty hills of the Serra do Caldeirão, with their abandoned windmills and scattered cork oaks, then follow the scenic Guadiana River with your hire car from budget car rental Portugal.

From Tavira, head to the north on the N397 for 33km, to Cachopo. The countryside consists largely of shallow, acidic schistic soil that is not very fertile, though cork oaks do thrive there. In between the forests are hills covered in wild cactus and holly oaks. Cachopo produces sheep´s milk cheese and sweet, air-cured mountain hams. Continue north with your rental car of budget car rental Portugal, on the N124 for 16km to Martinlongo, then south on the N506 for 12km to Vaqueiros. Just north of Vaqueiros, visit de Cova dos Moures mine, which was worked from the Copper Age (3500 bc) and is now an industrial museum.

Continue a short way south, with your hire car of budget car rental Portugal, then turn left (east), at a sign post titled Melhedes/Soudes and continue for 18km to the junction with the N122. Head left (north) for 13km to the junction with the N124, then right (east) on the N124 for 6km to Alcoutim. Stop for lunch in Alcoutim.

Head towards the south with your rental car of budget car rental Portugal the road follows the River Guadiana. In Guerreiros do Rio, stop to visit the former school, which now houses a small river museum. Further on, look out for the Roman ruins lying by the roadside just as you enter Montinho das Laranjeiras, immediately before the bridge. The remains consist of a villa and an early Christian church, with apse and stone-lined graves. When the river road meets the N122, turn left (south) with your rental car of budget car rental Portugal, and continue for 8km to Azinhal, which is an area that is noted for its lace works. Approaching Castro Marim, there are views to the left of the suspension bridge carrying the IP1 motorway across the River Guadiana to Seville, in southern Andalucia. To return quickly to Tavira, join the motorway here and head west.

The team of budget car rental Portugal wishes you a nice day filled with lots of beauty to explore.

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