Porto Travel Guide

In Porto, ancient monuments regale you with tales of a bygone era, lush valleys and the glistening river beckon, and the scent of something delicious seems permanently suspended in the air.

The cathedral stands tall, its Gothic spires reaching for the heavens. And don't forget Livraria Lello, a bookshop that's practically a work of art in itself. You can dive into contemporary art at the Serralves Museum or get lost in the depths of history at the National Museum Soares dos Reis. And hidden gems abound, waiting to be discovered again and again. Seek out the Miradouro da Vitória for a panoramic view that will steal your breath away, or lose yourself in the narrow alleys of Ribeira, each turn revealing a new delight.

Visit in summer and the streets buzz with life, music spills out of every café, and the river sparkles in the sun. Don't miss a cruise down the Douro, where you'll see this city from a whole new angle.

Hungry? Porto takes food as seriously as it takes wine. From crispy, golden Francesinha sandwiches to the heavenly aroma of fresh Pastéis de Nata, your taste buds will be in for a treat. And cellars beckon, promising an education in the art of Port.

Get ready to explore, taste, and immerse yourself in Porto, a city that never stops surprising.

Best places to visit in Porto: top attractions you don't want to miss


Porto, Portugal's second city, is a delightful travel destination. It has attractions that will inspire the whole family, making it the perfect place to bring kids. There are also sights that are ideal for a romantic getaway and even for solo travelers. Enjoy fabulous food, lovely weather at all times of the year, and beautiful architecture everywhere you go.

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