Porto Travel Guide

We have complied this Porto guide to help you get the most out of your trip to Porto.

We love Porto, we lived there for years and return frequently to visit as holidaymakers. Porto is a fantastic destination to visit alone, with family or friends.


You can read our insider guide on where to stay in Porto including neighbourhood guides. Hand picked so you don’t have to waste time searching through unsuitable options.

You can book for free and pay later when you arrive  at your destination click here for more details.

Porto Attractions

Porto Food & Wine

Getting Around Lisbon

Lisbon has an excellent and inexpensive public transport network. If you plan to do lots of sightseeing and shopping you  can save time and money with a Lisboa Card. 

The card will give you unlimited free access to public transport: metro, buses and trams. Plus free or discounted admission to most of Lisbon’s attractions. Read more here.

Lisbon Travel Guide Suggested Reading

The Year of The Death of Ricardo Reis

Dr. Ricardo Reis returns home from to Lisbon after a long sojourn in Brazil. The year is 1936 and what’s brought him back is the word that the great poet, Fernando Pessoa, has died.

Lisbon: Recipes from Portugal’s City of Light

With luminous photogrphy shot on location this book brings to life Portugal’s magnificent capital city and it’s fabuluos cuisine.

Pereira Maintains

Set in Lisbon in the summer of 1938. This short, beautiful novel tells a tale of reluctant heroism. The Italian writer Tabucchi was an expert on Portuguese literature.