I was surprised to find so many places I wanted to go in Portugal when I started researching my trip. Everything looked so amazing I had a hard time deciding where I wanted to go. In the end, I decided to do a Portugal road trip so that I would be able to see as much of the country as possible. It wasn’t easy to fit it all in the time that we had. I thought it would be helpful if I shared some tips I learned along with our Portugal road trip itinerary.
Driving in Portugal
I was slightly apprehensive about doing a road trip in a foreign country. In preparation for our Portugal road trip, I got my international drivers license. I just wasn’t sure what the roads would be like and if I would have issues understanding any Portuguese road signs, but driving in Portugal was much easier than I expected.
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In Portugal, you drive on the right side of the road. Since I am used to that and being from England, Russell is not, I would be the driver and Russell would navigate. That arrangement worked out well. We found plenty of places to stop along the way, so our Portugal travel itinerary would not include many long stretches of driving. (more…)