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City, Douro River, Events

Red Bull Air Race at Arrábida Bridge

SEE ALL THE RED BULL AIR RACE AT ARRÁBIDA BRIDGE! THE BEST VIEW IS GUARANTEED! Just one week away from the return of the Red Bull Air Race to Porto, the official programme of the event, which includes other reasons of interest besides the races, and the final racetrack of the event, were disclosed. Ten years after its debut, the banks of the Douro river – between the cities of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia – welcomes again the best […]

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Apartments, City, Douro River

We want you to have a truly unforgettable stay!

“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

What2do next?

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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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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