PORTUGAL route: Peso da Régua to Pinhão
The N-222 from Peso da Régua to Pinhão, which runs right through the heart of the Douro valley, providing an incredible view of the terraced slopes, is the ideal ratio of Avis Route formula of 10: 1 (10 seconds on a straight line to a second in a curve) with a ratio of 11: 1 the next, providing the world’s best driving experience.
This tour offers the driver a splendid road that clings to the Douro River, a spectacular view of the vineyards disclosed by the river, and finally empties into the picturesque wine town of Pinhão. The 27 km long route awaits with 93 curves that keep the driver up to speed and offer him the opportunity to realize the full potential of the car during handling, while enjoying the varied landscape views. The Douro Valley is the home of port wine and was the first officially demarcated wine region in the world. The region was appointed in 2001 as a World Heritage Sited by UNESCO.