The city of Porto (Oporto) Portugal is located in the north of the country and is its second most important city. It’s very rich in history and known worldwide for its wine (Port wine), its bridges, contemporary and ancient architecture, the quality of its restaurants, for its gastronomy and its historical center classified as World Cultural Heritage since 1996 by UNESCO.
Built on the banks of the Douro River, Porto (Oporto) has a strong relationship with its river.
From constructions designed by renamed architects and engineers (Gustave Eiffel, Nicolau Nasoni, Rem Koolhaas, Siza Vieira, Théophile Seyrig) to buildings representative of various architectural styles (Rococo, Baroque, Neoclassic,...) this city is rich in places of great beauty and history. See videos »
We want to help you organize your visit so that you can discover the city of Porto (Oporto), its Douro River, its food, its wine and its people.
Porto has a very own charm which is worthy of your visit.
Main reasons to visit: Porto Wine, architecture, and gastronomy.
Main attractions: Clérigos Tower, Dom Luis I Bridge; Riverside area.
Days to stay: Minimum 3 days.
Souvenirs (suggestions): Porto Wine Bottle, tile painted by hand; Rabelo boat miniature, Port wine cask miniature.
Best Season: Spring / Summer. Our suggestion 23 to 24 of June the night of St. John - the main festival of the city.