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“Porto is – well deserved – being named as one of the hottest cities in Europe to visit. And with good reason! This trendy city has great architecture, cool cocktail bars, lots of charm, a long history and excellent shopping. Oh yeah: and Port Wine too! Budget airlines have made this overlooked gem very popular among weekend tourists, as it’s actually quite easy to navigate and take in the most important sites in no time. But let’s save you some valuable […]

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City, Events

Porto celebrates National Historic Centres Day

Porto celebrates National Historic Centres Day with more than 70 activities over 12 hours To celebrate the National Historic Centres Day, which will be marked on March 25th, the city of Porto will have more than 70 activities, most of them with free access, designed for different audiences and spread about various places. The event will be even more prominent in 2017, since 20 years have passed since UNESCO declared the Historic Centre of Porto as a World Heritage site. […]

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City, Events, Living

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Porto Belo Market – SATURDAY Just like a pun about the Londoner Portobello Road Flea Market, this Porto Belo (literally “beautiful Porto”) has a whole lot of beauty from the city: within this vibrant neighbourhood (just check all the spots around Clérigos here on the website) the square is lovely with these tiled (“azulejo” in Portuguese) traditional houses now so well restored, a nice garden with the traditional red benches, cool music, and a lot of things to look at […]

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City, Events

Porto New Year’s Eve 2017

In Porto the New Year’s Eve is celebrated in several locations in the city. Thousands of tourists arrive at Porto on December 31 to participate in the street parties and other special programs. The NYE party at Avenida dos Aliados in front of the City Hall is considered as the largest party in Porto on the occasion of the NYE. Thousands of people gather at Aliados on the NYE and there will be various entertainment programs including music concert and […]

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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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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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