Lying on the banks of the Douro River, Porto is a fascinating city; a captivating mix of colorful architecture, delicious cuisine, an eclectic culture and a contagious bustling atmosphere.
Colorful buildings, each with their unique architectural flairs, line the city’s hilly streets that lead to the shore of the Douro River. And the color doesn’t stop there, with the river dotted by an array of colorful boats. Baroque-style churches, perfectly manicured gardens and charming rooftop terraces combine to create this picturesque Portuguese hot spot.
Living a relaxed and laid-back lifestyle, the locals of Porto are warm, friendly and inviting. Going about their daily life, a stroll through the streets of Porto will acquaint you with the locals as they hang out laundry on their balconies, shop at the local hot spots and school you on their relaxed lifestyle.
Restaurants, cafes and bars line the streets of Porto offering an array of delicious Portuguese cuisine. The crowning glory in Portugal’s food scene, Porto is guaranteed to leave your taste buds satisfied; from its delicious seafood, to its local meats, and of course its delicious wine. Our top pick? The francesinha, an intense open sandwich loaded with sausage, meat, cheese and a beer sauce.
Discover Porto in all its delicious-ness during our Treasures of Portugal small group tour.
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