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Porto, Travel Tips

Travel Tips and information about transports, weather and other things that you may need to plan your visit.

Accommodation
Choosing the Accommodation The location of your accommodation is the question, in your trip plan, which you should give more priority as can be the difference between success and failure of your visit. It is more beneficial to pay a little more and being in a central location than save ...
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Andante Tour Card The visitors of the city of Porto have a travel card designed especially for them which makes it even more easy to use the metro, train and buses - the Andante Tour Card 1 and 3. Both have unlimited metro/bus/ train travels, the difference between them is: ...
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Andante card The Andante card is only a paper card with an electronic circuit inside, the tickets are electronically loaded on it. Where to buy: You can buy the Andante at various places. Here are some: Airport - Tourism Office; Metro stations and CP Porto - Automatic Vending Machines (MVA's); ...
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Rent a Car
Rent a car A car will make your visit even more complete as you can comfortably visit the cities around Porto (Braga, Guimarães, Vila do Conde, Póvoa de Varzim, Viana do Castelo, Vila Nova de Gaia, Espinho and much more). While renting a car is not a very difficult task, ...
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Mobile Telecommunications
Mobile Telecommunications There are, in Portugal, 3 major mobile telecommunications service providers (NOS, MEO and Vodafone), each offers a service that covers Portugal mainland and the islands, i.e, contrary to what happens in some countries, in Portugal operators provide a national level service rather than local level. By purchasing a ...
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Travel tips - Porto taxi - Taxi Sign
Porto Taxi Services This is the more comfortable way to get to city center. If you got a lot of luggage or are traveling with children's this is the best transport. See the Porto Taxi estimated cost or simulate the price of your trip. If you want to simulate the ...
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Travel Tips - Porto Weather
Porto Weather The Porto weather is great for weekend city breaks, as visitors can explore the city all year around but the ideal is during the months of April to October in order to be able to enjoy your holiday to the maximum. The city of Porto has a Mediterranean ...
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Travel tips - M sign - Porto - Portugal
Porto Metro Porto Metro it's easy to use, fast, comfortable and a cheap way to get around de city. There is a special transport title for tourists - the Andante Tour 1 and Andante Tour 3. Finding the Metro To find a metro station, just look for the "M" sign ...
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Travel tips - Airport Metro Station - Porto - Portugal
Airport Metro Station If you want to use the metro to go near Aliados Avenue follow these basic steps. After you arrive, go to the Airport Tourism Office and buy an Andante (0,60€) + Z4 ticket (1,85€) or buy an Andante Tour. More info about Andante and Andante Tour >>.  ...
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Travel tips - Porto Airport - Porto - Portugal
Porto Airport With contemporary architecture, it's considered by many international entities as the best in Europe in its category. Porto airport (Francisco Sá Carneiro airport) is used by approximately 8 million people annually. With routes to and from various parts of the globe, with various low-cost airlines this airport is ...
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