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Where to Stay in Porto: An Insider’s Guide

Where to Stay in Porto: An Insider’s Guide

Where to Stay in Porto –  The Best Areas

Travelling to Portugal and wondering where to stay in Porto?

We can help you out. We have not only lived in Porto but visit frequently. It is one ...

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Best Tours and Day Trips in and around Porto

Best Tours and Day Trips in and around Porto

Are you looking for the best tours in Porto?  We have compiled this list of the best tours and day trips in and around Porto . Cruise up the Douro River or visit the Peneda-Gerês national ...

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First Timer’s Guide to Porto

First Timer’s Guide to Porto

From a UNESCO heritage site to one of the most beautiful bookshops in the world, eating a francesinha to a stroll over the Douro River. We’ve put together a first timer’s guide to Porto of ...

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5 of Porto’s Most Beautiful Churches

5 of Porto’s Most Beautiful Churches

Whether you’re religious or not, it’s hard to deny the pure architectural allure behind Porto’s churches. From Gothic to Baroque, tile clad and gilded, here are just 5 of Porto’s most beautiful churches.

 

Porto Cathedral

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Best Port Wine Cellar Tours Plus Where to Stay & Eat

Best Port Wine Cellar Tours Plus Where to Stay & Eat

A port wine cellar tour is mandatory for wine lovers. But did you know that the  port houses and warehouses for storing and shipping port are all located in Vila Nova de Gaia (Gaia) not ...

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Where to Eat Like a Local in Porto

Where to Eat Like a Local in Porto

If you’d like to experience authentic Portuguese home cooking and taste the house wine then you should visit a tasca, inexpensive restaurant. They are often run by a husband and wife team or extended family. In ...

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Mercado do Bolhão – Porto’s Colourful Food Market

Mercado do Bolhão – Porto’s Colourful Food Market

Bolhão is Porto’s most famous market, it is located in the city centre in an open-air two storey building. Mercado do Bolhão is a great place to experience the ‘real Porto’. The charismatic stall holders ...

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Shopping in Porto

Shopping in Porto

From port wine chocolates to port wine, wallets and handbags made from cork to colourful designer hats and intricately crafted filigree jewellery, shopping in Porto has something for everyone.

The obvious shopping highlight in Porto is ...

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Espinho – Best Beach Town near Porto for Families

Espinho – Best Beach Town near Porto for Families

There are some great beaches close to Porto. From the mid May to the end of September the weather is suitable to lie on the beach. Espinho is the best beach town near Porto especially for ...

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Our Favourite Cafés in Porto

Our Favourite Cafés in Porto

If you like coffee then you’re in the right place and a huge amount of Porto’s charm is watching the world go by. With the average price of a coffee at 70 cent and ...

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