Portugal

ER101 Antiga

ER101 Antiga

In Madeira there’s a rather peculiar and dangerous road called Estrada Regional 101 (ER101). It is the oldest and most beautiful road of the island. Due to Madeira' s dramatic coast line, the road has many curves, narrow passages and steep climbs and descents, and is rugged, slow and old. It's one of the most scenic drives in the world.

Monte Farinha

Monte Farinha (Alto de Senhora da Graça)

Monte Farinha (Alto de Senhora da Graça) is a mountain pass at an elevation of 947m (3,106ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Vila Real, Portugal.

Estrada Nacional 2

Estrada Nacional 2

The National Road 2 (EN2/N2) is nicknamed the Route 66 of Portugal. It’s a very exciting and scenic journey in the heart of the country, taking you from Chaves in the North to Faro in the South.

Estrada Nacional 222

Estrada Nacional 222

The section of Estrada Nacional 222 between Peso da Régua, commonly known as Régua, a municipality in the district of Vila Real and Pinhao, a civil parish in the municipality of Alijó has been awarded as the 2015 world's best road. The road is located in nothern Portugal's wine region. It’s 27km long and includes jaw dropping scenery. 

Covas do Monte

Covas do Monte

The track to Covas do Monte is a dangerous curvy mountainous road which rarely permit speeds over 15km/h, located in the mountain range of Serra da Gralheira, in the District of Viseu, Central Inland of Portugal.

Vado del Río Eljas

Vado del Río Eljas

Located on the border of Spain and Portugal, Vado del Río Eljas is one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

Pico do Arieiro

Pico do Arieiro

Pico do Arieiro is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.818m (5,965ft) above the sea level, located in Madeira, a Portuguese archipelago in the north Atlantic Ocean. At this elevation is the highest peak to be reached by a road in the country.

N232

N232

Located in the Serra da Estrela Mountains in central Portugal, N232 is a tortuously winding mountain road which requires a careful approach.

Rua da Barreira

Rua da Barreira

Located in Funchal, the capital city of Portugal's Madeira archipelago, Rua da Barreira is one of the steepest roads in the world, with some brutal section of 45% and an average gradient of 25.17%.

Torre-Serra da Estrela

Torre-Serra da Estrela

Torre is a monument that marks the highest point of Mainland Portugal, at an elevation of 1.993m (6,539ft) above the sea level. It is located in a mountain range named Serra da Estrela, on the border between the municipalities of Seia (in Guarda) and Covilhã (in Castelo Branco). Torre (Serra do Strela) is the second most elevated point of the country (only Mount Pico, in the Azores, is higher).

N308-1

N308-1

N308-1 is the name of the sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a narrow zig-zag road in the northwestern Portuguese area. It’s one of the most scenic drives in the country.

Montejunto

Montejunto

Montejunto is a mountain peak at an elevation of 655m (2,148ft) above the sea level, located in centre west of Portugal. At the summit there are some churches and chapels, and several communication facilities.

Alto de São Macário

Alto de São Macário

Alto de São Macário is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.052m (3,451ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Viseu, in the Central Inland of Portugal.

M513

M513

M513 is a short mountain road located in northern Portugal. The road is asphalted and links the Spanish border and the small town of Covelães.

Pico da Barrosa

Pico da Barrosa

Pico da Barrosa is a mountain pass at an elevation of 936m (3,070ft) above the sea level located in the island of São Miguel in the Portuguese Azores. At the summit it’s possible to see both the North and South Coasts.