153. Porto, Portugal

Why Porto, Portugal

Most go to Lisbon as opposed to Porto, but try Porto as it has its own charm as well as being the home of Port wine and the lovely vineyard of the Duoro River Valley.

Porto, Portugal

Porto, Portugal

Where

Porto is located in the northern part of Portugal on the west coast. it is north of the capital city of Lisbon and college town Coimbra.

How To Get Here

By Train

You may book at Rail Europe.

By Plane

Porto is served by Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO).

The following airlines has service to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO):

Aigle Azur (ZI), Air France (AF), Air Europa (UX), Air Transat (TS), Air Algerie (AH), British Airways (BA), brussels airlines (SN), Czech Airlines (OK), El Al Airlines (LY, EasyJet Airlines (U2), Eurowings (EW), Germanwings (4U), Iberia Airlines (IB), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Links Air (W2), Luxair (LG), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Monarch Airlines (ZB), Ryanair (FR), Royal Air Morac (AT), Swiss Airlines (LX), SATA International (S4), TAP Portugal (TP), Transavia France (TO), Turkish Airlines (TK), TAAG ANGOLA AIRLINES (DT), Transavia (HV), Vueling (VY) and Wizz Air (W6).

By Bus

There is bus service on Eurolines.

By Car

If you are already in Europe you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions. It’s about three hours drive.

Where To Stay

There are many hotels in Porto with differing price ranges. I’ve stayed in a few on different visits, but my all time favorite is the Intercontinental Porto. This hotel is located on the main square and has beautiful views of the city.

Porto, Portugal - Porto Intercontinental Living Room

Porto, Portugal – Porto Intercontinental Living Room

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

Porto, Portugal - Breads

Porto, Portugal – Breads

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

Porto is a walking city. Every nook and cranny should be explored. There are cobblestoned streets everywhere.

Porto, Portugal - Church

Porto, Portugal – Church

Porto, Portugal

Porto, Portugal

Porto, Portugal

Porto, Portugal

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

==>> Trip.com has some additional information.

Additional Information

Language: Portuguese

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Porto Tourism

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