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Bloggers say, Food, Food Guides

Porto on a plate

Porto on a plate: a perfect day in Portugal’s food capital When it comes to talent in the kitchen, Porto knows few rivals in Portugal. With the Atlantic on its doorstep, the Douro vineyards rolling east and the Trás-os-Montes producing smoked meats in its fumeiros and tangy cheeses – the city cherry picks the finest regional produce. So loosen the belt and prepare to scoff and slurp your way around our favourite spots in Porto: this is one perfect day for food lovers. Market […]

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Bloggers say, Living

The winter is coming!

The winter is coming! But nothing will stop you from traveling to Porto. This is the motto of House Stark, the lords of the north of Westeros from the Game of Thrones, but here in the north of Portugal it will not be so sinister as in the series because we are always prepared to receive the cold season of the year. Let’s talk about your Winter in Oporto and what you can do if you choose to come at this […]

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Living, Social

Porto nightlife

In recent years, downtown Porto has changed completely. Restaurants, bars and clubs for every taste are pretty much everywhere, on every corner, in every street and square. This effervescent movement has turned the heart of the city into the hub of nightlife. Moreover, the historical places are also brimming with life. Regardless of where you are, you’ll be sure to enjoy yourself. If you’re looking for a cosmopolitan, yet family-type of destination, where cuisine – a typical restaurant or an […]

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City, Events, Photography

THERE IS LIGHT IN THE PARK

INSTALLATION ” THERE IS LIGHT IN THE PARK” FROM 15 JUL 2016 TO 28 AUG 2016 Inauguration with free entrance: 15 JUL, 21:30 SERRALVES The nights of July and August will once again be lit up in Serralves Park! “There’s light in the Park” is back, after the first edition held in 2015, during the International Year of Light. Throughout the Park and celebrating its remarkable heritage, many paths, trees and iconic buildings will once again be decoratively illuminated, transforming […]

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City, Events

São João Porto – Let the party begin!

St John is Porto’s largest saint’s festival (São João) taking place on the evening of the 23rd of June, carrying over to the 24th of June. It is an extremely popular street celebration, probably one of the most important social events on the calendar in Portugal and one of Europe’s largest street festivals. For about five weeks, there’s a feeling of constant festivity in Porto, leading up to the longest night of the year, from 23rd to 24th June, the […]

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Events

NOS Primavera Sound Virtudes

For the third year running, takes the spirit of the festival to the city. On Wednesday the 8th of June, Porto welcomes the festival’s audience. Admission is free and the event will start at 5pm. Virtudes will welcome Holy Nothing, X-Wife, Batida DJ Set and Mister Teaser. Over the last decade, Luís Liberal has earned his place in the indie dance landscape. Mister Teaser has been a fixture in clubs and national and international events, and brings the promise of the best […]

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Events

SERRALVES EM FESTA 2016

FROM 04 JUN 2016 TO 05 JUN 2016 2-3 Jun (Thu-Fri), Porto’s Baixa Disctrict | 4-5 Jun (Sat-Sun), Serralves 40 HOURS NON-STOP, FREE ENTRANCE! The 13th edition of Serralves em Festa takes place on June 4-5 2016, during 40 hours non-stop – from 8am on Saturday morning to midnight on Sunday. It’s Portugal’s biggest contemporary cultural event and one of the largest in Europe, with hundreds of activities occurring in various parts of the Serralves Foundation and also in several […]

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Caixa Ribeira Fado

Caixa Ribeira Festival returns to Porto… Caixa Ribeira Festival returns to Porto, on the 3rd an 4th of June, with an excellent lineup. Through the two days, over 40 Fado singers will perform in 10 different venus, having Porto’s riverside as location. After the success of the first edition, which led to Porto some of the most famous singers and where they lived unique and exciting moments with massive public support, a new edition returns in 2016. Besides a promising […]

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