Porto

The Invicta City

Architecture

Charismatic City

Ribeira

Douro River and Port Wine

Music House

Reference buildings

History

City with Character

Luís I Bridge

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Porto City

The city of Porto, 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, the city 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.

We want you to fall in love with this city so we will throughout this website suggest, What to see, What to visit, What to do, in Porto.

We will also give you information about transports (airplane, metro, taxis) and the places to visit (schedules, prices, recommendations).

We want to help you organize your visit so that you can discover the city, 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: Port Wine, architecture, and gastronomy.
Main attractions: Clérigos Tower, Dom Luis I Bridge; Riverside area.
Days to stay: Minimum 3 days.
Souvenirs (suggestions): Port 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.

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History | Gastronomy | Port Wine | Douro River | and much more….