Explore the Region
Discover beautiful places to visit near Porto
If you stay several days in Porto we invite you to explore the nearby cities. North of Portugal is rich in authentic destinations that will seduce you.
Discover Braga, its magnificent cathedral, its shopping streets and the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus. Do not miss Guimaraes, a concentration of the best things you can find in Portugal, a mix of culture, history, gastronomy, architecture and art.
Explore the small town of Aveiro and discover its colourful facades and canals. Did you know that Aveiro is located only an hour from Porto ?
Finally if you want to dive in what makes Porto unique and you like both nature and port wine, take a trip in the Douro Valley with a tourist train, a boat or a rental car. Book the best tours, activities and excursions in the region of Porto. Have a nice trip !
Braga City Guide
Braga is a stunning destination with the Braga Cathedral, gardens and parks, shopping streets, and the sanctuaries.
Guimaraes City Guide
Guimaraes is a concentration of the best things that you can find in Portugal, a mix of culture, history, gastronomy and art.
Aveiro City Guide
If you spend several days in Porto we advise you to discover the charming city of Aveiro, often called "The Venice of Portugal".
A week on the Douro River
There is no better way to discover Porto and the Douro Valley than a cruise aboard a Douro Azul Hotel-Ship
BOM JESUS sanctuary (Braga)
Its location is ideal with a beautiful park, an incredible hydrolic funicular and incredible views to the entire region of Braga.
Sameiro Sanctuary (braga)
You will be impressed by the very pure and simple church dedicated to the Virgin Mary , thought to facilitate meditation and prayer.
Where to stay in Nothern Portugal?
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Quinta Nova Wine HOTEL
From €152 / night
Located in the best area of the Douro Valley
Great location, amazing views, peaceful
Cathedral Guesthouse Braga
From €55 / night
Located in Braga's historical centre
Great staff, location, breakfast
Pousada Mosteiro Guimarães
From €110 / night
Away from the city and its agitation
Beautiful building, quiet, great restaurant
Tours & Activities
Experiences, guided tours and day trips from Porto
Douro Tour by bus
Take a trip by bus along the Douro River to discover charming riverside towns and landscapes.
Douro Valley Tour
Enjoy a boat ride down the Douro river and visit the charming towns that dot the countryside.
Aveiro Half-Day Tour
The half-day tour begins at the fish market square, where you’ll have great views of the city center.
Aveiro & Coimbra Tour
Join a full-day tour of the main sights of the historical Central Region and visit Aveiro & Coimbra.
Fatima & Coimbra Tour
Discover the religious centers of Portugal on a 10-hour guided tour of Fátima and Coimbra from Porto,
Braga & Guimaraes
Explore the region and visit the cities of Guimarães and Braga on a full-day trip from Porto.