Things to do in Porto
These are the most important landmarks to see
The charm of Porto goes beyond its historic center.
In this section we focus on what you can see in the Ribeira, which is the historic center (UNESCO Heritage Site), the cellars on the other side of the river (in Gaia) and some interesting places a little further away, such as Parque da Cidade, Casa da Música or Palacio de Cristal.
Most important places to visit
The traditional places and the more recent ones that have already captivated us.
Avenida dos Aliados
Praça da liberdade and Avenida dos Aliados, with the city hall building in the background are the starting point of your visit.
Porto São Bento train station
A mandatory quick stop to admire its twenty thousand hand-painted tiles.
Dom Luis I bridge
Magnificent bridge from 1877 that communicates Porto with Vila Nova de Gaia. You must cross it to get to the port wine cellars.
Classified as a National Monument. The main point of the “Camino de Santiago”, when starting from Porto.
Visit the warehouses where the wines are kept. Learn while enjoying the tastings. Highly recommended.
A centennial building and considered one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world.
Parque da Cidade
The biggest park in the city, with lovely spots and just a few meters from the sea.