Vagabond Cats

A RoadTrip across Europe, two cats and an old car!




The Goal: 22 Countries, 31,000km 1 Year across Europe!

We’re Crossing Europe by car and sharing it all with you!

Andre & Sofia starting the roadtrip

This is Us!

Hey, nice to meet you! We’re Sofia and André from Portugal!

Tufas before the roadtrip

Our cats

This is Tufas. Our sneaky companion on this journey!

Luna before the roadtrip

Our cats

This is Luna, the sweetest cat in the world

Vitara before the roadtrip

Our Old Car!

And an old Suzuki Vitarra traveling across Europe.

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Day 11 – 2000km…29000 to go!

Today we reached the incredible mark of the 2000 km. Only 29 000 km to go! This if we follow the plan because something tells me that we'll go far beyond 31000. After a long journey ... over 500 km, our biggest trip so far, we come to a small village near Valencia:...

Day 10 – Going to Valencia

  Today we left Cadiz towards Valencia. Given the distance, we stopped in Malaga to spend the night. We traveled 300 km to Malaga, one of the largest cities in Spain. Initially, we followed the coastline, later we took a small detour and discovered a small enchanted...

Day 9 – Cadiz

Founded in 1104 BC, Cadiz is one of the oldest cities in the West. If we traveled back in time until the eighteenth century we would find a city, much like the one we see today. In colonial times Cadiz was one of the most important ports in Spain. Long before this,...

Day 8 – Going east

Today we traveled almost 400 km to the east. We followed the N270 until we reach the Guadiana and from there: Spain. Our destination: Cádiz ... a small town in the south of Spain with less than 120 thousand inhabitants. Passing the border of a country by car is a...

Day 6 – Algarve

From the Arabic expression "al gharb" meaning "the west"; the Algarve is a region in the south of Portugal. We stayed in the small town of Albufeira with about 30 km of paradisiacal beaches. Around here the summers are long and hot and the winters short and sweet ......

Day 3 – Going south

Getting out of the big city brings something fresh. Crossing Alentejo we gain a feeling of calm and serenity typical of the rural environment. There is no hurry around here! At the side of the road, we find several stalls selling fruit. We bought some and enjoyed the...

About Vagabond Cats

Welcome, we're André and Sofia and this is our Travel Blog! We're road tripping Europe for 1 Year with our 2 cats and sharing what we see and learn along the way!

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Our Home Base!

This is our home base 🙂 And where the adventure begins!


Portugal's capital and the first stop in our journey!


Our 2nd stop on our way to Spain!

Time to recover from the journey and get ready for the amazing Spain.


Spain! We're here!

Our first stop in Spain was the beautiful Cádiz, we explored for 2 days. A city worth visiting!


Just one night to get some rest.

We will be back in another time to see this great city with more attention.


What a place! Don't miss our post about Gibraltar.

Polop de la Marina

Our home base for some time.

Getting some rest and planning our next steps.


The "New York" of the Mediterranean. Now more about this city on our post!


Valencia is a beautiful city and well worth the visit if you're in the region.


What an amazing place! If you could choose just one city to visit in Spain: consider putting Barcelona on the list.


Andorra is definitely the right place to visit in the winter. 
The snow activities that you can find in this country will keep you warm for sure!


1 day stop on our way to Saint Chamond!

Saint Chamond

Our home base for our 1 month in France!


A lovely town with the most adorable Christmas Market!


Lyon is a magnificent city. The buildings, the rivers and the snow. We fell in love!


1 day stop on our way to Florence!


Stop Nº2 on our way to Florence!


Our home base in Italy!


Here you can find the amazing Malatestiana Library 


Treviso, Italy. A quick stop before Croatia.


Our home base in Croatia!

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