Things to Do in Porto, Portugal

Things to Do in Porto, Portugal, Porto, Portugal (B)

Beautifully located by the Duoro river, rich in history, culture and nightlife and filled with picturesque streets and houses – this is Porto! It is the second largest city in Portugal after the capital of Lisbon. Its old town and historical core has been proclaimed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Despite an increasing amount of tourists arriving to Porto in the recent years (Ryanair opened flights here!) the city still remains very charming and provides its visitors with a nice mix of old and new. There are many things to do in Porto and we really enjoyed the city a lot. We put together a small list of things to see and do here.

Also known as the true heart of town, Ribeira Square is a nice place to have some drinks or food and a great view across the river. It also is the most touristic spot but a beautiful square that shows the colors and life of Porto. Head down to the waterfront and relax along the river with a cold sangria. Across you will see the hill of Gaia with its Port Wine cellars and restaurants. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in Porto, Portugal
Guide Location: Portugal » Porto
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Julian Schonfelder
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Ribeira Square
  • Dom Luís I Bridge
  • Teleferico de Gaia
  • Livraria Lello
  • Torre dos Clérigos
  • Piolho
  • Praça Parada Leitão
  • Largo de Mompilher