Porto is a historic and varied city, from the warren of narrow streets that make up the ancient Ribeira district through to the grand plaza of the Trindade district. The region is famed for the production of Port, which is still stored and matured in the vast cellars that stretch along the banks of the Douro River.
Now we will introduce you to the highlights of Porto life and
The Ribeira District – The oldest district of the city, a labyrinth of narrow cobbled streets, ancient houses and bags of character.This picturesque neighborhood bustles with bars, cafes, restaurants, and small shops, crowded with locals and tourists alike.
Port Tasting and Tours – Porto is famed for Port (a rich fortified wine), which is matured in the vast cellars (referred to as caves) that line the southern banks of the Douro River. The Port Lodges provide informative tours of the traditional processes and a chance to sample some of the finest vintage Ports.
Ponte de Dom Luís I-Completed in 1886 by a student of Gustave Eiffel, the bridge’s top deck is now reserved for pedestrians, as well as one of the city’s metro lines; the lower deck bears regular traffic, as well as narrow walkways for those on foot. The views of the river and old town are stunning, as are the daredevils who leap from the lower level.
Porto’s nightlife – The vibrant nightlife of Porto caters for all ages and diversities; from fine dining experiences through to banging late night clubs.The nightlife in Porto is similar to the Spanish botellon: everyone grabs a drink at a bar and drinks it on the streets.Therefore, the best way to explore it is to join a pub crawl in the city centre.
Porto is a great value destination, as it offers exceptional value for food, drink and public transport. Hotels are generally cheaper than most other European cities, while tourist attractions and activities are reasonably priced. Unlike many other major tourist centres, tourists will not feel as if they are being constantly exploited or ripped off.
Overall, a holiday to Porto will cost significantly less than a holiday to Europe’s other major cities.
Below we will show you some of the other attractions you can find and fall in love in Porto.