Enjoy this UNESCO heritage city in the north of Portugal.
Winner "Europe's Leading City Break Destination"
Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List
Porto is a perfect getaway destination. Its gastronomy and wines are of the upmost quality.
It is the most prominent city in northern Portugal, and the second most important in the country, after Lisbon, the capital.
Awarded in 2020 as Europe’s Leading City Break Destination, Porto is a small, pleasant and walking-friendly city. It has more than 100 kilometers of coastline, a “World Heritage” historic downtown and a centuries-old wine tradition that grant it a distinctive charm.
Visit its monuments, enjoy a glass of port wine overlooking the Douro river, savor one of its superbs restaurants and if you have time to spare, visit the most interesting places nearby, with these day trips from Porto to Braga, Guimarães, Coimbra, and specially, the Douro Valley region, where you can get to know the place where the wine that ends in Porto’s Wine Cellars is made. When you are back at night, delight your ears with a beautiful fado concert in Porto.
Also, don’t forget to check its amazing architecture, with classics like the Porto’s outstanding Bridge D Luiz I, Clerigos Tower, Saint Francis Church and the tiny colored houses in the Ribeira’s river front. For modern architecture, don’t miss the Casa da Música upside down theatre, and the beautiful Serralves Foundation Museums.
As an ending note, if you are coming with all your family, here’s a few tips on things to do in Porto with kids.
Porto travel guide
Essential information to help organize your visit to porto.
What to see in Porto
The places and monuments that distinguish the city.
The vicinities you should include in your itinerary.
Where to stay in Porto?
Decide which neighborhood best suits your trip.
Eating in Porto
Local dishes and where to eat in Porto
Porto with children
Popular activities for families.
Classical & modern art collections, large and small exhibitions.
Cost-effective ways to move around the city.
Renowned and picturesque spots of the city.
World-class port, white, red and rosé wine. Don't miss it!
A perfect coastline for surfing, eating fresh fish or sunbathing by the Atlantic.
The Douro Valley
Outstanding landscape declared a UNESCO world heritage site.
Day Trips from Porto
Braga, Aveiro, Coimbra, Guimarães... the best tours from Porto.
Fado in Porto
Don't miss the opportunity to hear traditional Fado music
Start by booking your hotel in Porto and choose the best way to arrive via the airport.
From your arrival save on sightseeing and transportation with the Porto Card, which gives you free or discounted admission to monuments or museums. You can purchase a pedestrian version or one with unlimited access to Porto’s public transport.
If you plan to do any tours in the city and its surroundings, you can book them through Viabam.com, our Porto tours platform.
We offer you helpful information in a guide made by locals who love their city and want to show you Porto at its best.