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Portugal

Your Linesman

Luis Lourenco

Rally Raid enthusiast with many events run in Portugal and Morocco. Traveller with several world regions covered such as Africa, Europe, Middle East, all across Russia, South America, India… Nowadays the focus is organizing Rally Raids in Portugal, but always trying to find free time frame to travel.

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ROUTE INFO

October to May.
June to September is too hot and forbidden in many of the interesting areas due to summer fires risk.
Guadiana Bridge (N37 14.256' W7 25.212')
Portuguese official, Spanish and English common
Forbidden outside official campsites, although usually tolerated in isolated areas
No problems except in dune areas and on beaches or where signs forbid it. In Natural Parks, trail riding is also allowed but only in non-organized small groups
Many... Nomads Trail Club has a yearly very interesting event but changes each year.

ROUTE OVERVIEW

Crossing the country from NW to SW (Sagres) with varied landscapes and terrain. Portugal is an off road paradise with immeasurable miles of trails and tracks. Rocky mountains, forests, river valleys, ancient villages and stupendous wines. A guaranteed highlight of the TET!

WHAT NOT TO MISS

Water! 😉 It's not a desert but it's the main problem. Otherwise, food, accommodation and mechanical or medical help is easy to get.