Porto is a mix of gastronomy, wines, culture, history, nightlife, and sights you will remember after vacations or your city break. Whatever brings you to the amazing city in the North of Portugal, you will find generous local people and easy-going. The Portuguese love to receive and share their culture.
Porto Airport is near and will take you around 20 to 30 minutes to the city center. The city offers excellent accommodation for all preferences. From the budget hostel to perfect five-star hotels, you will find very different offers.
Porto is heritage in every corner and Douro River, bridges and monuments with wonderful tiles. The historic center of the city, Douro River, and Gaia side with the wine cellars are classified of UNESCO World Heritage. The city has the traditional concepts and modern concepts of restaurants. It has offer to every preference and you will love it for sure.
During your visit, you should taste some of the local gastronomic. Port Wine is important, however, you should taste the delicious local gastronomy. Consider tasting the famous Francesinha, Tripas à Moda do Porto, Codfish Gomes Sá Style, Kale Soup and Papos de Anjo.
Setlement : 275 BCE
Municipality area : 41,42 km2 | 15,99 sq miles
Metro : 3015.24 km2 | 111,164.19 sq miles
Elevation : 104 metres | 341 ft
Capital city : 287591 people
Metro area : 1,721 millions
Shopping malls are open at the moment with stores of essential goods or services only!
Mondays to Fridays : 8 am to 9 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 8 am to 7 pm
Soccer is the major sport in Portugal. Visiting Porto, you will be able to visit sports museums from the major clubs in the city. The two major clubs are:
Porto is beautiful and the perfect spot for a city break if you live in Europe. However, if you have time, we strongly advise you to visit other cities and villages in the metropolitan area.
Portugal has a population of about 10 million.
The population density is at its greatest in Lisbon, the capital and its suburbs, where about 1.9 million people live. The second largest city in Portugal is Oporto in the north.
Generally speaking, there are more people living in the country’s coastal regions than in the inland areas.
Market Tour in Portugal is a journey to the world of senses, discovering the Portuguese ingredients in the market stalls. You will be able to engage with locals, making questions, and always with a professional chef with you to visit the local market.