On the northern part of Madeira Island, in Portugal, there’s a rather peculiar and dangerous road called Estrada Regional 101 (ER101). 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.
Covas do Monte is a small town, located in the municipality of São Pedro do Sul, District of Viseu, in the Central Inland of Portugal, at 536m (1,758ft) above the sea level.
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.
Located in nothern Portugal's wine region, 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 was awarded as the 2015 world's best road. The road is 27km (16 miles) long and features jaw dropping scenery.
Located in central Portugal, N232 Road is a tortuously winding mountain road. The road has so many twists and switchbacks that is best avoided.
Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city is beautiful and enchanting. A fusion of history, a vibrant nightlife and a bohemian art scene, Portugal is a city that is truly alive.
Pico do Areeiro is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.804m (5,918ft) above the sea level, located in Madeira, a Portuguese archipelago in the north Atlantic Ocean. At this elevation is one of the highest roads of the country.
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.
Torre is a monument at 1.996m (6,548ft) above the sea level located on the boundary of Guarda and Castelo Branco districts. At this elevation it’s the highest point of Mainland Portugal. It's one of the highest roads of the country.
EM513 is a short mountain road located in northern Portugal, with stunning views.
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.
Achada do Teixeira is a high mountain plateau at an elevation of 1.593m (5,226ft) above the sea level, located in the Portuguese island of Madeira.
Monte Farinha is a mountain peak at an elevation of 940m (3,083ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Vila Real, Portugal.
Portal do Inferno e Garra (Hell Portal and Claw) is a natural viewpoint at an elevation of 984m (3,228ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Arouca and S. Pedro do Sul municipalities in the Central Inland of Portugal.
Alto de São Macário is a mountain peak at an elevation of 1.052m (3,451ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Viseu, in the Central Inland of Portugal.
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.
With a rich history of seafaring and discovery, the Portuguese Republic is , located at the western end of the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. The country is bounded on the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and on the north and east by Spain. With a mild climate, it is not a homogeneous country geographically. The country has one of the highest percentages of forested lands in all of Europe.
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%.
Cascata Poço do Inferno (Hell's Well) is a spectacular ravine/waterfall about 10 feet high located in Centro Region and Beira Interior Norte Subregion, in Portugal. The road has some narrow parts, impassable for 2 medium cars.
Pico da Santinha is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.597m (5,239ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Guarda, in the Centro Region of Portugal.