A new base at Matosinhos, north of Porto, as the rally returns to the north for the first time since 2001.
A Thursday afternoon ceremonial start at Guimarães will be followed by an evening super special stage at Lousada rallycross circuit.
The first full day heads north for stages around Ponte de Lima, near the Spanish border.
Saturday’s route, the longest of the rally, journeys east for tests near Amarante.
Sunday’s leg has just three stages, with the focus on the classic FAFE test.