A quaint town, picture-perfect scenery and of course, port wine, there's an incredible number of things to enjoy in the beautiful city of Porto. Full of history, art, romance and much more, you can discover something new and beautiful with each and every visit.
With its centre protected under UNESCO World Heritage Site status, Porto attracts plenty of visitors year on year for its historic urban architecture. From quirky attractions such as the Lello Bookshop to full-on fine-dining experiences with accredited chefs, Porto really is full of delights.
The great thing about Porto is that a simple stroll can provide plenty to keep you entertained. Whether you spend time gazing at its wonderful buildings or just soaking up the town's ambience, it's certainly a space to be enjoyed. Take a look at what loveholidays.com has to offer, and you can easily find a cheap holiday to Porto.
At a glance
- Currency: Euro
- Language: Portuguese
- Time Zone: GMT +0
- Average flight time: 2h 25m
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One of the most significant pieces of architecture you can find here includes the double-decker Dom Luis I bridge, designed by a partner of Gustave Eiffel –the longest bridge of its type in history upon its completion in 1886. Porto also benefits from some beautiful green spaces and picturesque beaches, so after spending a few hours roaming through the town centre, you can find that all-important relaxation space here too.
If after all the exploring you're in need of a little retail therapy, Porto certainly welcomes those who like to shop. Whether you're after a simple souvenir or something a little more pricey, there's a great variety of stores.
Food in Porto is another thing that'll surely delight. Speciality meats are fairly popular here, so expect to find some more unusual cuts on the menu including the likes of tripe and trotters. Fresh and delicious, there's plenty to choose from. If you're tempted by this beautiful town this year, take a look at the fantastic options we have available, and you'll be spending your holidays in Porto for sure!