Many people opt for car hire from Lisbon as it gives the greatest opportunity to explore the outskirts and surrounding area of Portugal. Lisboa is the Portugese name for its capital city, better known in the UK as Lisbon. It's the largest city in Portugal with a population of just over half a million people although within the suburbs it's home to some 3 million. Lisboa is the most westerly major city in Europe and lies on the Tagus River on the west coast of the Iberian Peninsula.
It is known as an attractive place to live and work, important as Portugal's major financial and commercial centre as well as it being a thriving cultural and tourist destination. Through Lisboa's Portela Airport well over 10 million travellers arrive to work, learn or just enjoy the area. Car hire is a great way of seeing more of the region which is at the centre of Lisboa's motorway network that links the main cities in Portugal. Don't forget to compare your car hire excess insurance through our comparison service to get covered at great prices.
This content was last reviewed on 05/10/2021