Oporto Cruise Terminal Public Transports

Oporto Cruise Terminal Public Transports

  Fast Tram from Porto Cruise Terminal, Senhor de Matosinhos(Blue Line), in Leixões to Oporto – €2 per person, 25 minutes Managed by Metro do Porto. It’s a fast and cheap way to get downtown. Metro’s run frequently almost every 10 to 15 minutes and a one-way ticket will cost less then €2 euro per person for a […]

Experiences Around Oporto

Experiences Around Oporto

EXPERIENCES AROUND OPORTO The Douro Valley through Mesão Frio. Visit to the Douro Museum in Régua. Panoramic road until Pinhão. Visit to the Pinhão train station and stop for coffee. Guimarães Visit to the Castle and the Ducal Palace. Walk through the historical centre. Go shopping in the city centre. Braga Walking tour through the […]

Top Things to Do in Porto

Top Things to Do in Porto

Top Things to Do in Porto 1 – Visit the waterfront of the Atlantic, up to the mouth of the Douro River, towards the medieval quarter of Vitória, Ribeira, the city centre, past the Clérigos Tower, Praça da Liberdade and S. Bento Train Station. 2 – Visit to Porto Cathedral and its cloisters. 3 – […]

São Bento Railway Station, Estação de São Bento

São Bento Railway Station, Estação de São Bento

São Bento Railway Station (Portuguese: Estação de São Bento) is located in the city ofPorto, in Portugal. Inaugurated in 1916, the historical station is known for its tile (azulejo) panels that depict scenes of the History of Portugal. It is located in the Almeida Garret Square, in the centre of the city. It remains in regular use as a railway station, served by […]

Oporto History

Oporto History

Located along the Douro river estuary in northern Portugal, Porto is one of the oldest European centres, and registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. Its settlement dates back many centuries, when it was an outpost of the Roman Empire. Its Latin name, Portus Cale, has been referred to as the origin for the name “Portugal”, based on transliteration and oral evolution from Latin. In Portuguese […]

Ribeira do Porto, History

Ribeira do Porto, History

The Ribeira of Porto along the Douro River, is one of the most typical of the city of Porto and integrating the Historic Zone, part of the World Heritage Site designated by UNESCO. Today it is a place of bars and restaurants very popular, especially with tourists.   Some of the strengths are the Praça […]

Ribeira Square, Praça da Ribeira

Ribeira Square, Praça da Ribeira

The Ribeira Square (Portuguese: Praça da Ribeira) is a historical square in Porto, Portugal. It is included in the historical centre of the city, designated World Heritage by UNESCO. The square is located in the historical district of Ribeira (riverside in Portuguese), part of the São Nicolau parish. The Ribeira district spreads alongside the Douro river and used to be a centre of intense commercial and manufacturing […]

Gaia Docks, The Ribeira Waterfront Viewpoint

For many centuries, here it was located a river port from where they were exported various goods, with particular focus on the Port. Siltation of the Douro bar and the construction of the port of Leixões led to a successive decline of the wharf and the surrounding areas. The construction of the current venture Cais […]