porto

 

The town of Porto is at 25 minutes from Quinta de Freixieiro. To get to Porto you can come by car, taxi or the intercity bus.

Porto is one of the biggest and nicest cities of our country. It is known as the “Invincible City” and is the capital of the North. The town prides on its old Jewish roots and here lives the largest British community in the country.

It was the town of Porto that gave name to Portugal when it was called Portus Cale, c. 200 a .C. becoming later an important town of the Portucalense County. The town is known for its five bridges, the wine, the old and modern architecture, the historical centre classified by the UNESCO as World Heritage, the quality of the gastronomy, the universities, the coastline, the famous riverbank of the Douro, the Ribeira and the notorious soccer club Futebol Clube do Porto.

In 2013, this fantastic town was elected “Best Holiday Destination in Europe”, by the Lonely Planet and in 2014 “Best European Destination” by the European Consumers Choice.

Historical Centre and Surroundings
Shopping
Where to relax
Restaurants
Night Life