A stay in Porto without a port wine tour in the Douro Valley, the region where the inimitable port wine is produced, is unimaginable. Here, one producer follows the next, you stop off and enjoy.
The upscale Boavista district in Porto is mainly known as a residential area. However, it is also home to some remarkable cultural sites such as the Casa da Música, which is housed in a modern and distinctive building.
For a day trip to Braga, we boarded the train in Porto in beautiful weather. The trip takes about 1 hour and gave us the opportunity to pick out the most important information and sights in Braga.
The food in Porto is wonderfully varied and you can find restaurants in every price range. It is always worthwhile to go to the side streets and take a look at the small restaurants.
Welcome to Coimbra, the capital of Portugal … not the current capital, but the capital of the years 1139 to 1256. 48 hours in Coimbra were barely enough for us to discover the lively student city properly.
We have discovered some beautiful street art images during our forays through Porto and have compiled them into a “Street Art Tour in Porto”. On this tour, there are not only colourful walls to see, but also creative installations and some of the works are even by well-known urban artists.