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October 04, 2010 02:30 ET

The 7 Portuguese Wonders of Nature Set to Boost Car Hire Portugal Wide

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Oct. 4, 2010) - A new initiative, New 7 Wonders of the World Portugal, was launched recently to find the most naturally beautiful areas of Portugal and the results are now in.

The competition came off the back of an event which came to fruition three years ago to find the 7 wonders of the modern world and the results were announced in Lisbon, Portugal on the 7th day of the 7th month in 2007.

The New 7 Wonders of the World Portugal focused on the 'Maravilhas Naturais' or the most wondrous parts of nature from simply stunning areas of Portugal. The results were announced on the 11th September 2010 at Ponta Delgada, the capital of São Miguel in the Azores and listed the twin-lake setting of Sete Cidades, Pico Island's mountain and Laurisilva of Madeira too, amongst others.

The celebration of some awe-inspiring parts of Portugal is sure to do create some other types of wondrous things for the country's tourism.

A spokesperson for Auto Europe, the leading expert in providing car hire Portugal wide, commented: 'The competition is undoubtedly a brilliant thing for Portugal's tourism. It is also however just a fantastic celebration of the amazing culture of the country. Hopefully, it will inspire more tourists to go sightseeing and visit these incredible spots while getting to see more of Portugal on their holidays'.

Over 656,000 votes were cast to vote for the aforementioned sights as well as the Mira D'Aire Caves, the beautiful beach location of Portinho da Arrábida, Peneda-Gêres National Park and Ria Formosa, a nature reserve in the Algarve.

A lot of the locations selected are shrouded in local history and legend, enhancing their magical qualities and embedded in beautiful surroundings of vast landscapes and stunning turquoise ocean.

Auto Europe have years of experience in providing car hire Lisbon-based as well as car hire Faro wide and offer competitive quotes on a range of excellent models to ensure you see the very best of Portugal in the most comfortable way possible. Visit their car hire website for more information.

About Auto Europe:

Auto Europe has been a leader in worldwide car hire services for over 50 years. Recently the company has expanded to include over 8,000 car hire destinations worldwide. The company strives to provide competitive rates and the best service available under the motto "customers should not expect less because they pay less."

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