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Do. Not. Drive.

Sydney, Australia
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6 posts
153 reviews
Do. Not. Drive.

Warning you all the traffic is HORRENDOUS.

Left at 9.45 and still stuck in traffic at 11am.

I’m on a private tour and the driver said it’s always pretty bad, so catch the train!!

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Albufeira, Portugal
Destination Expert
for Algarve, Faro, Portugal
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57,444 posts
41 reviews
1. Re: Do. Not. Drive.

Advice that has been given many times in this forum! However it doesn't lessen the problems once you get there..

Lisbon, Portugal
Destination Expert
for Azores, Lisbon
Level Contributor
25,205 posts
57 reviews
2. Re: Do. Not. Drive.

This can be applied as a general rule, but today a traffic accident involving 4 cars on the road Lisbon-Sintra happened and "the road was cut off completely and the "initial forecast" was that the road would be cut for two hours for cleaning". So it will be particularly nasty till very late.

Los Angeles...
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15 posts
102 reviews
3. Re: Do. Not. Drive.

We drove today. Got to Lake gate at 9:45. Lots of parking available. Traffic wasn't bad getting there. We walked to town and took a TukTuk back at about 3:30. Got to our car easily and had little traffic getting out of town. The trick is to GO EARLY. The lines for the bus leaving the palace were horrendous. Don't take the bus

Lisbon, Portugal
Destination Expert
for Azores, Lisbon
Level Contributor
25,205 posts
57 reviews
4. Re: Do. Not. Drive.

Luck you, went on the road to Sintra before the accident...

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