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If your trip to Alenquer is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.
Keep yourself busy by swinging by Serra de Montejunto Lookout and Real Fabrica do Gelo. Another place to bear in mind is Ermida Nossa Senhora das Neves Chapel.
You're probably curious about what else is nearby. Wander a bit outside of Alenquer and you’ll encounter big-name sights. Lisbon District is only 28 miles away and the home of Castle of Sao Jorge. It's well worth a visit.
There's nothing quite as lovely as being by the ocean at dusk. Take a relaxing road trip to Porto Novo Beach and catch the sun's rays dancing over the water before it dips into the horizon. You'll find this magnificent stretch of coastline 19 miles from Alenquer.
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Whether you're hitting the road on your own or with the whole family, CarRentals.com will help you find the perfect set of wheels for your Alenquer trip. A mini is a fabulous option if you plan to spend the majority of your time in the city. Inexpensive and with good mileage, these cars will get you from A to B with ease. If you feel like doing things a little differently, choose a ride from our special category. We know you'll find something that'll make a few jaws drop. Got the young ones in tow? A spacious full-size SUV will meet your needs.
There's more than enough choice when it comes to renting a car in Alenquer. From SUVs with trunk space galore to agile compacts, you'll find it all here. Choosing your ride of course depends on your budget and where you plan to go. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures require no more than a bargain, no-frills type model. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this time?
There's more to driving around Alenquer than just buckling up in the driver's seat and turning the engine over. Brush up on a few important local traffic regulations here:
You'll need to stick to the right while driving in Alenquer. On top of that, exercise a bit of extra caution if it's your first time on the road here. Once you've got the hang of how the locals drive, relax and enjoy the scenery!
It's relatively easy to find a car space in Alenquer, although you might find it hard to secure a spot in the busier streets. Staying at a hotel that offers on-site parking will make things easier.
As the population of Alenquer is around 9,600, you probably won't have much difficulty with traffic congestion. That being said, city center streets can get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
There are. In Alenquer, speed limits range from 50 km/h to 120 km/h. Most built-up areas have a default speed limit of 50 km/h unless posted otherwise.
Most of the time, your car rental company will bill the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Or they may share your information with local authorities, who'll then issue a fine to your postal address.
Provided you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, it's fine to use your phone while driving around Alenquer. But ensure you keep focused on the road.
While behind the wheel in Alenquer, it's a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.05%. Thinking of having a few beers over lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or taking a taxi.
It's a big no-no to turn at a red light in Alenquer. If you come across one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment until the light switches back to green.
By law everyone must wear a seat belt. Although, there may be exceptions for vehicles operated by public transportation networks.