National Road 2 - The third longest road in the world


The mythical National 2 crosses Portugal from North to South and is a unique opportunity to get to know our country. With breathtaking landscapes, full of history, heritage and culture where you can get lost and get to know a little more about our country. It also has the art of hospitality and its fantastic cuisine that makes you travel in an explosion of flavors

Starting in Chaves (Km 0) and ending in Faro (Km 738.5), it allows you to get to know the interior of the country, passing through numerous towns and villages, more precisely, 11 districts (Vila Real, Viseu, Coimbra, Leiria, Castelo Branco, Santarém , Portalegre, Évora, Setúbal, Beja and Faro) and 8 provinces (Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Beira Alta, Beira Litoral, Beira Baixa, Ribatejo, Alto Alentejo, Baixo Alentejo and Algarve).




This road is ideal for a longer adventure so that it is possible to discover every corner and nook, enjoying the tranquility of the countryside and escaping the mass tourism so common in other parts of the country. It is an opportunity to explore the country and maintain security in these difficult times.

It is a versatile route that you can choose to do by car or motorcycle, or even by bicycle. The choice is yours, but it is guaranteed to create memories and live moments that will be remembered later.


If you are a traveler who likes adventure and surprises along the way, you can go without GPS and follow the wind with the guidance of landmarks along the way. In the end he becomes a navigator who with only his means of transport and the knowledge of the stars will arrive at a good port.




To be able to share this experience with your friends breathtaking landscape photos will not be missing and for those who still doubt you may have the passport of Estrada Nacional 2, which contains a small map with the crossing points and where you can go collecting stamps. You can do this at some tourist offices and at the main monuments.

However, to fully enjoy this adventure you will have to decide where you will sleep. You have options from camping to hotels along the entire route.

Embark on this adventure!


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