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Barcelos Mini Guide

Barcelos is a town in the Braga district of northern Portugal. It is an attractive market town with medieval walls on a plateau by the river Cavado. It is famous for the Barcelos Cockerel – a brightly painted ceramic cockerel which is the symbol of Portugal and signifies good luck.

How can I get There?
If you are in Portugal already, there are trains to Barcelos from Porto and buses will get you around the area. Porto Airport is the nearest, if you are travelling from further afield and from here you can take a taxi or drive using the A28 and A11.

Cheapest car hire in Barcelos

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 36.85 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 258.00 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Twingo

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.64 EUR/day
Renault Twingo

7 Days rental at 277.50 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Clio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 42.42 EUR/day
Renault Clio

7 Days rental at 297.00 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 308

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 65.71 EUR/day
Peugeot 308

7 Days rental at 460.00 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
  • Barcelos car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Barcelos including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from HERTZ.

Useful to know about Barcelos

  • The well known symbol of Portugal, the cockerel, has its origins in Barcelos where according to legend it saved the life of a traveller wrongly accused of theft by squawking his innocence.
  • There is a huge weekly market held every Thursday in the Campo Da Republica and is one of the largest open air markets in the country.
  • Barcelos plays host every May to the Festa Das Cruzes (Feast of Crosses) to celebrate the day in 1504 when a local cobbler allegedly saw an apparition of a cross on the chapel floor.
  • There is a pottery museum which has a collection of more than 6,000 pieces.
  • Barcelos is twinned with Pontevedra in Spain.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Barcelos

Best car rental companies in Barcelos

7.3
No.1: EUROPCAR,
based on 3191 reviews
70
70
60
70
80
15 min (average wait time)
7.2
No.2: HERTZ,
based on 338 reviews
80
70
60
70
70
9 min (average wait time)
7.1
No.3: KEDDY BY EUROPCAR,
based on 1204 reviews
70
70
60
60
70
18 min (average wait time)

Barcelos car hire information

  • 7.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    EUROPCAR Corporate
  • € 257.95
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 36.85
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 2
    Most Popular Type:
    Mini
  • 1
    Most popular model:
    Peugeot 308
  • 4
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Barcelos

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in Barcelos

How much does car hire in Barcelos cost?

Car hire in Barcelos costs as little as €36.90 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €38.20 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €65.70 per day from HERTZ for a Peugeot 308.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Barcelos?

2 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Barcelos, including EUROPCAR, HERTZ, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Barcelos?

None of the car hire companies in Barcelos are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Barcelos?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, EUROPCAR Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Barcelos with a score of 7.3/10

with Hertz Corporate rated second best with a score of 7.2/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Barcelos?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Barcelos is € per week from .

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Barcelos?

The cheapest car hire company in Barcelos is HERTZ, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €257.95 per week.

How much is fuel in Barcelos?

You can expect to pay €1.719/ltr of petrol and €1.829/ltr of diesel in Barcelos. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Barcelos?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Barcelos with leading car hire companies such as HERTZ as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Barcelos?

We can arrange Compact Elite, Economy and Mini class rental cars in Barcelos.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Barcelos?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Barcelos, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Barcelos is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Barcelos?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Barcelos at the moment, however HERTZ rates start from just €257.95 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €257.95 from HERTZ in Barcelos or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Barcelos?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Barcelos is €258.30 per week with an average price of €267.40 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Barcelos

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Barcelos

  • Europcar (tel: 351 253 818636)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 351 253 818636)
  • Hertz (tel: 253839570)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Barcelos

  • Europcar (R.D.AFONSO,63 ARCOZELO, BARCELOS, 4750-144)
  • Keddy by europcar (R.D.AFONSO,63 ARCOZELO, BARCELOS, 4750-144)
  • Hertz (Tm Automoveis, Lda, Av.joao Duarte-arcozelo, Barcelcar-automovies,s.a, Barcelos, 4750-175)

Car hire company ratings in Barcelos

  • EUROPCAR: Rated 7.3/10 from 1187 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 7.2/10 from 68 reviews
  • Keddy by Europcar (Corporate): Rated 7.1/10 from 87 reviews

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