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The 2nd largest city in Portugal, Porto, is a historic city with an easy to navigate centre and stunning water front dotted with beautiful cafes and restaurants offering a unique holiday experience. 

Located along the majestic Douro River estuary in northern Portugal, Porto is one of the oldest European cities and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. With a dramatic hill location on the Atlantic Coast, this charming historic city is also famous for its port wine.

The Vila Nova De Gaia located opposite the river facing Porto connected with a bridge completes the picture as one can stroll along the bridge and discover the amazing wineries, and restaurants with spectacular views of Porto especially by night.

Porto At A Glance

What to See in Porto
Avenida dos Aliados, Cafe Majestic, Cathedral, Ribeira, Church of S. Francisco, Palacio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange), Clerigos Tower, Lello Bookshop (Well know over the world especially for its staircase that inspired JK Rowling when writing Harry Potter), Casa da Musica, Serralves, Foz
Public Holidays in Porto
New Year's Day 1 January, Carnaval Tuesday February/March - the day before Ash Wednesday, Good Friday March/April, Liberty Day 25 April, Labour Day 1 May, Corpus Christi May/June - ninth Thursday after Easter, Portugal Day 10 June, Feast of the Assumption 15 August, Republic Day 5 October, All Saints' Day 1 November, Independence Day 1 December, Feast of the Immaculate Conception 8 December, Christmas Day 25 December
Average Population in Porto


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