Porto

  • Accommodation:
    • Hotel Carrís Porto Ribeira
  • Transport:
    • Andante tickets allow owners to have access to both the surface transport and to the metro lines
    • Porto Card holders can also enjoy major discounts while traveling by bus, tram or by metro
    • STCP has dedicated airport transfers on lines 601, 602 and 604
    • Funicular Funicular dos Guindais runs along a steep hill connecting the Ribeira neighbourhood, located on the river bank, and Batalha, at the top of the city
  • Things to see:
    • Clérigos Church
    • Monument Church Of St Francis
    • Port Wine Museum
    • Casa Barbot
    • Dom Luís I Bridge
    • Douro River
    • Porto Cathedral
    • Casa de Serralves
    • Livraria Lello
    • Palácio da Bolsa
    • São Bento railway station
    • Soares dos Reis National Museum
  • Tips:
    • Take Funicular dos Guindais to Dom Luís I Bridge, to see Porto’s medieval city walls and the various wine cellars on the waterfront
    • Don’t forget to try port wine that comes in a little chocolate cup
    • Take a look at the Dom Luís I Bridge, which is inspired by the Eiffel Tower
    • Harry Potter author, J K Rowling, was greatly inspired by the city after living there for a few years. Check out the monuments and cafe’s that inspired her