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Porto Car Hire


Built on the right bank of the Douro river, Porto is a city where the old contrasts with the new.

Its winding, hilly, narrow streets are a complement to its wide modern avenues which spread out to the suburbs.

Dom Luis Bridge was built by Theophile Seyrig, a disciple of Gustav Eiffel.

Enjoy a pleasant drive along the River to Foz, with its own special character.

Visit to the Stock Exchange Palace, a 19 th century gem of Arab and European good taste. Or a 12 th century cathedral. Or a port wine cellar. 

Our car hire arrangements, throughout Portugal are, like the Portugese, relaxed but efficient. To find out more about Evora rentals simply click on the button.

Almost every major tourist centre in Portugal has at least one of our car rental service outlets listed on these pages. Some have several. You will also find access to our car hire in most hotels and from the major rental companies . . .

 

Our major Porto car hire drop off and pick up locations

Location Address

Porto city centre


And various locations round Porto. Please check your comfirmation email for the exact address of your Porto pick up and drop off points.
 
Location Information

Please note that you may be required to leave a deposit upon collection of the vehicle. Please ensure that you have a credit card with you in the main drivers name, and it has available funds to cover any deposits required. This will be taken in the form of a credit card swipe.

 
 

Exact Porto location opening times will be displayed as part of the booking process

Also all information relating to extras such as roofracks or baby seats can be seen and booked as part of the booking process

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Find our hire car rentals in the North.

Porto is nestled in an area rich in things to see. So, take some transport from us. Just call our Porto office and tell them what you need. We specialise in online bookings for Porto car hire through major car suppliers such as Alamo, Hertz, Dollar and Budget.

Touring the cities of work . . . and prayer

There is a Portuguese saying, "Lisbon -- plays.... Braga.... Prays.... Porto ....works".

Porto is also called "a mui nobre, sempre leal e invicta cidade do Porto" - the noble, always loyal and unvanquished city of Porto, the city that stood up to the French invasions and supported the liberals in the civil war in the 19th Century. Porto people were and still are a little suspicious of the South, especially the power established in Lisbon.

This area is called the green coast and has an unforgettable tranquillity. This is the birthplace of Portugal, and the four hour drive from Lisbon takes you into a different, more European world.

Porto is Portugal's second largest city. It is located on the river Douro, which provides a beautiful, view as you approach the city. There are few bridges over the river that provides various entrances to the city.

The Dom Luís I bridge, or as the people in Porto call it - Ponte Luis I, is the most notable one and the one that leads into the business district and the center of town.

Porto is vast and monumental. It extends roughly from the Câmara Municipal (Town Hall) at the northern end of the wide Avenida dos Aliados to the riverfront Praça da Riberira - but it is fairly concentrated and can be explored on foot.

This area is very colorful. You can look across the river and see the wine lodges in Vila Nova de Gaia and the two decks of the colorful old Dom Luís Bridge.

If you drive over the upper level of the bridge, you can stop in a small park area and view the beauty of Porto from the heights of Vila Nova. Some of the pictures that I took of the bridge and the river were taken from this location. Porto is built on several hills, so the city offers many panoramic vantage-points. Some of the best that I found were from this side of the river.

There are many other places in Porto to explore from the Town Hall down through the business district to the Cathedral.

The Minho Douro is famous for its Port Wines. You should visit some of the famous Port houses in Villa Nova de Gaia, across the river from Porto. Another pleasant past time would be to visit some of the Quintas where the wine is produced. One of these is the Quinta da Aveieda a very successful business in the heart of the Vinho Verde. It is located about 30 km east of Porto and visitors are welcome for a tour on weekdays.

The Quinta da Aveleda is considered to be a model property due to a perfect combination achieved between the exigencies of a modern, complex company and the simplicity and serenity inherent to nature. This devoted way of taking care and preserving nature is evident in the wine growing activities of the company as it is in the luxuriant beauty of its garden.

Other regions in Portugal

We have hire car rental outlets in all major cities in the north such as Lisbon and Porto, tne some regional centres like Coimbra and Braganca to in the centre of the country to Evora and then on to Faro in the South.


 
 
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