You are planning some holidays and vacation in Oporto, Portugal, and you wonder what are the main attractions of the city? This page about tourism in Oporto is for you!
Flights form and to Oporto (Porto, Portugal)
Before visiting Oporto, you first need to arrive there! Oporto is very well deserved by numerous of Airlines. You can use the National Portuguese Airline, TAP, or prefer a cheap flight with a low cost airline (easyjet, ryanair, …).
From the airport to the centre of Oporto and the Apartment
The Oporto Airport is really efficient and close from the city centre. It is deserved by metro, with a direct line to the historical center (about 25mn and 2€). The transfer form the Airport to the city centre can also be made with one of the numerous Taxi (about 30€).
Sightseeing : What to see and what to visit in Oporto?
You will not get bored in Oporto. The Portuguese city has a lot to offer, form sightseeing to leisure and culture. Here are some ideas for your stay in the holiday apartment to rent in Oporto:
- What to see in one day in Oporto? Main places and attractions
One day in Oporto is short to see everything the city has to offer, but here are the things you cannot miss: the Bridge Luis I, the emblematic monument of Oporto, the Oporto wine Cellar, where the Porto Wine is produced, and the Ribeira, the historical part of the city along the Douro River
- What to see in one week in Oporto?
One week in Oporto is great to mix sightseeing, leisure, discoveries of the Portuguese culture and even sun bedding!
The Oporto Historial center
Make sure to visit the Cathedral (Sé de Porto), one of the most important Romanesque monuments in Portugal, other attractions to visit are the Stock Exchange Palace, the train Station Sao Benito and its azulejos, or the Sao Francisco church, a Gothic monument in with Baroque decoration in the inside … All those monuments are on easy reach from the apartment to rent.
The culture in Oporto
Oporto is a city of culture. Architecture made Oporto famous around the world. You will love the old city as well as new emblematic monuments, such as the Casa da Musica.
Going to the beach in Oporto
Oporto is along the Douro River, but the city is also along the Atlantic cost. There are different nice beaches in Oporto, at the West of the city. You can get there by bus or Metro from the holiday apartment to rent.
Map of Oporto, Portugal