The Ultimate Guide to Toll Roads in Portugal. What Every Traveler Should Know. Charles Kosman June 25, 2013 Europe, Travel Blogs, Travel Tips 57 After three weeks driving around Portugal, we thought we understood their toll system. Turns out we were wrong. Here's everything you need to know about Portugal's toll roads from the new, unmanned Electronic Tolls to the old Via Verde system. Make sure you read this if you're planning a trip to Portugal in the near future and plan on driving your own vehicle or renting a car while you're there.