If your trip to Caminha is all booked but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Keep yourself entertained by visiting Moledo do Minho Beach and Vila Praia de Ancora Beach. If you still have tons of stamina and room on that itinerary, Caminha Igreja Matriz is also calling your name.
If you’re looking for a day-trip destination, we know just the place. Located 30 miles away, Praia da Punta Fondón is worth jumping in the car for. Club de Golf Ria de Vigo should be high up on your list here. Praia da Mosqueira and Castro de Montealegre are terrific attractions too. Locals will also likely point you in the direction of Aguete Beach, 35 miles away. If you can only see one thing here, let it be Mogor Beach. (But we’d also highly recommend Bueu Beach and Club de Golf Ria de Vigo.)
Nothing says vacation like hopping in the car and heading to the coast. Caminha has some amazing beaches close by, so bring along a book (and a kite if the wind’s up) and head to one of these idyllic options:
Moledo do Minho Beach (4 miles away).
Vila Praia de Ancora Beach (5 miles away).
Praia de Eiras (6 miles away).
Get ready for your upcoming adventure in Caminha. Which car you decide on depends on what sort of vacation you have in mind. If you’re traveling by yourself, why not opt for a compact or a mini? They’re economical to run and easy to park. If you’re hitting the road with a few friends, think about an intermediate or a standard car. They offer more legroom and space for everyone’s bags.
There’s more than enough choice when it comes to rental cars in Caminha. From spacious SUVs with plenty of trunk space to easy-to-park compacts, you’ll find it all here. Choosing your perfect match of course depends on your budget and what activities you plan on doing. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need more than an engine and four wheels. The choice is yours.
You’ll be motoring along the right-hand side of the road in Caminha. Even though it may seem similar to home, we recommend driving more cautiously on roads you’re not familiar with.
It’s relatively easy to find a car space in Caminha, although it can be challenging to nab a spot in the busiest streets. Booking a hotel that has parking included is always a good idea.
While driving through the streets of Caminha, keep in mind that the speed limits range from 50km/h to 120km/h. Most residential areas are 50km/h unless otherwise signed.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your car rental company may bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the most common practice. Otherwise, it may supply your contact information to local authorities so the fine is issued to you directly.
It’s prohibited to use your cell phone while driving around Caminha, and you could even receive a fine for just holding a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention remains on the road.
When operating a vehicle in Caminha, it’s an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.05%. Thinking of having a couple of drinks while you’re out? Consider using a ride-sharing service or taking a taxi.
Turning on a red light isn’t permitted in Caminha. Always be watching for traffic lights and signs to ensure you don’t breach any traffic laws.
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Viana do Castelo District.