Car Hire Lisbon
Find your perfect car hire in LisbonPick up your rental car in Lisbon and discover Portugal's capital city. Set on seven low hills next to the Tejo River, this urban metropolis has plenty to offer from history to culture. Lisbon is a fascinating city to explore whether you're planning a long holiday or a short city break.
Lisbon pick up points
Avis in Lisbon provides car hire throughout the city including Lisbon International Airport. Choose your preferred pick up point and begin your city road trip experience. Book now
Plan your journey around LisbonLisbon is a capital city unlike any other found in Europe. It's a picturesque town set on the mouth of the Tagus River. During your stay here, you'll discover fado music, vintage trams, and an abundance of seafood. Built on a series of hills the city is made up of several neighbourhoods, each with their own unique characteristics.
The Bairro Alto provides shops and a lively nightlife. Once you finish a day of driving, park your car and head towards the small bars and eateries.
Alfama is the oldest part of Lisbon. It's also the place to go to listen to the best fado performances in the whole of Portugal. The lower town of Baixa has plenty of galleries, restaurants and the famous Elevador de Santa Justa.
Take a trip to Belém and see the Monument to the Discoveries, which symbolises the country’s golden age of exploration. Head across the road to the Monastery of Jerónimos, an impressive World Heritage monument and resting place of explorer, Vasco da Gama. Don’t leave Belém without trying the pasteis de nata (custard tarts) at Antiga Confeitaria de Belem. The queues may be long, but the local pastries are definitely worth the wait.
There's so much to discover in Lisbon. Hire an Avis car to see the city in style and comfort.
Beyond LisbonLisbon is conveniently located in the centre of the west coast of Portugal making it a good starting point for road trips further afield. The city is blessed with miles of pristine coastline and some of the top beaches are only a 30-minute drive away. A drive in your Lisbon car hire provides scenic views throughout your journey.
A short 30-minute car ride away from Lisbon is Cascais. Sun-seekers head to Guincho beach to soak up the rays or catch some excellent surfing waves. Those keen to explore the area can visit the old town which is dotted with designer boutiques and alfresco seafood restaurants. A visit to Cascais is perfect for a leisurely day out.
The attractive town of Sintra is only a 30-minute drive away in your rental car from Lisbon. The area was linked to Portuguese rulers who constructed extravagant palaces. Major attractions to see include the Palacio Nacional de Sintra, Pena Park and the Moors castle. Visit the gardens at the Quinta de Regaleira estate, which has a series of labyrinthine caves. In the evening make your way to the cliffs of Cabo da Roca lighthouse to see the sun set over the horizon.
For a longer road trip experience, head out early in the morning in your rental car from Lisbon to Porto. With its winding medieval streets, Art Deco architecture and location on the River Douro, Porto has plenty of charm to delight those who visit. The 13th century church of São Francisco and the former Jewish neighbourhood of Miragaia are worth stopping by. The latter is full of quaint cafés and restaurants serving traditional local fare.
Portugal is yours to discover. All you have to do is drive.
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Driving around Lisbon
If you're travelling around Lisbon in your car rental make sure you stay within the speed limit and enjoy the beautiful sights of Lisbon.
Find your way
To make your journey even easier, we can include a sat nav with your car so you can relax and enjoy your car rental from Lisbon.
Your car hire in Lisbon waits. The open roads are yours to explore. All you have to do is pick up the keys.