Travel Guide to visit Porto
and the North of Portugal
Porto is exceptional. In more ways than one. Elected Best European Destination 2014 by the european citizens, Porto, the "Cidade Invicta" (unvanquished city) is history, is architecture, culture, gastronomy, trade, encounters and discoveries.
Porto has all the charm of towns which happily cohabit with their river. You can stroll along the River Douro (river of gold) in the Ribeira, fly over it by helicopter or discover Porto ‘s architecture, its amazing landscapes and magnificent bridges by taking a cruise on this majestic river. Porto is also a sea city and in the briefest of time a tram will bring you to Foz do Douro’s gentle beaches face to face with the Atlantic.
Enter the sumptuously cool Palacio da Bolsa, and walk through history with Portuguese adventurers, follow the country’s trade routes and be stunned by the treasures which they brought back. Remarkable buildings such as the Sé Catédral and its terraces offer superb viewpoints over a bustle of markets, grocery stores, bars, restaurants…
Best things to do in Porto
Discover the best things to do and see in Porto, its famous monuments, the best places to have stunning views on the City, the best cruises on the Douro, the best restaurants, the most traditionnal port cellars, the best museums but also the best walks and the best shopping centers and shopping streets in Porto.
The colourful streets of Porto and the Portuguese sweetness of life are waiting for you !