There are a lot of things to do in Porto. Stay at the gorgeous Porto Pousada, and enjoy the historical appeal of the place, including the different activities that can be done in the area, including the unforgettable wine tasting tours, seeing the grape growing quintas, as well as enjoying a river cruise at the Douro River.
After arriving at the airport in Porto, you can take a taxi and request to be sent to the magnificent Freixo Palace, which has known to be built by a famous Italian architect back in 1742. This palace was turned into Oporto Pousada, a luxurious hotel which provides amazing views of the Douro River. It also has its own bar and restaurant where you can enjoy a night of relaxation and dining.
There are also other Portos locations that you can visit and explore. For instance, if you want to see the ancient side of the city, there is so much that you can expect to see. In fact, Porto is considered as one of the oldest cities in Europe, dating back to the glorious days of the Roman Empire.
For one, you can see some portions of the city with 14th-century walls which once served as its protection and refuge. Down to this modern day, those portions still stand, giving you the opportunity to explore, including the magnificent buildings representing very architectural era. Another interesting place is the World Heritage site, which includes several museums, the Ferreira Borges Market, and the Sao Joao Theatre. There are also wonderfully charming cafes located at the waterfront where you may want to stop for a lunch
Another activity that you should never miss is the wine tasting tour that you can enjoy at any of Vila Nova de Gaia’s port wine caves. It is strategically situated on the other edge of the Douro River. The tours are offered by guides who are multilingual. They can effectively explain the amazing origins of the Port Wine. As you visit Porto in this side, it is highly recommended to bring warm clothes because the caves are cold. It is not really the Porto weather that is cold, but the caves are maintained at a certain temperature in order to aid the process of fermentation.
You may also want to visit different Porto Beach options and enjoy the warm Porto weather that is enjoyed by many visitors. Also, you should never miss the local cuisine of Porto as it can give you wonderfully delectable experience. With so many things to do and so many sights to see, you can certainly expect that your visit to Porto will turn out to be one of the most memorable travels in your life.