The best parks and gardens in Porto
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The best free things to do in Porto
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Best museums in Porto
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Top Porto tours and experiences

Porto Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Porto Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Go sightseeing in Porto at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off bus tour to see the city’s historic attractions and castles, beaches and port. 

Douro Valley Small-Group Tour with Wine Tasting and lunch
Douro Valley Small-Group Tour with Wine Tasting and lunch

Visit Portugal’s prestigious Douro Valley on this full-day wine tour from Porto!

Day Trip: Santiago de Compostela and Valença do Minho
Day Trip: Santiago de Compostela and Valença do Minho

Cross the border into Spain and retrace part of St James Way – a sacred route followed by centuries of pilgrims – on a visit to Santiago de Compostela from Porto.

World of Discoveries
World of Discoveries

See the world through the eyes of Portugal’s great explorers with this skip-the-line entrance ticket to Porto’s global discovery–themed museum, World of Discoveries. 

Porto B side
Porto B side

Live the city like a local! Get away from the touristy areas and join the other side of Porto.

Porto Small Group Tour Including Wine Cellars and Wine Tasting
Porto Small Group Tour Including Wine Cellars and Wine Tasting

A fantastic journey through the port with a passionate guide the city.

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City Guide

What to visit in Porto
Things to do What to visit in Porto

There are thousands of great things to see and do in Porto – literally. So it’s not been an easy task to boil it down to just 15 unmissable things to see in this city. We’ve done it, though, and this is the hotlist 

The best cheap restaurants in Porto
Restaurants The best cheap restaurants in Porto

Porto’s got no shortage of fancy expensive places to eat (plus plenty of tourist-bait dining). But we reckon these are the city’s top eateries that combine great food and low prices. Your wallet will be eternally grateful

Porto’s top 10 attractions
Attractions Porto’s top 10 attractions

Instagram alert! Here’s our ultimate top 10 list of Porto’s unmissable attractions, including gardens, wine cellars, beaches, the river, monuments and, of course, those incredible views…

What to eat in Porto: ten things you have to try
Restaurants What to eat in Porto: ten things you have to try

Porto loves food, from traditional local dishes like the francesinha to cutting-edge cuisine. That’s a decidedly good thing for visitors, but it can make things tough too: of all the city’s many restaurants, where can you find the best francesinha? And what are the other dishes in town you absolutely have to try? We’ve narrowed it down to a mouthwatering top ten: a culinary hit list that’ll make you glad you packed those big trousers. Bom proveito!

Best hotels in Porto
Hotels Best hotels in Porto

Whether you’re in town for a flying visit, or are taking a more leisurely approach; whether you crave pampering or want traditional hospitality; whether you have a tight budget or bottomless pockets, there’s a great hotel in Porto for you.

Best places for brunch in Porto
Restaurants Best places for brunch in Porto

Porto does traditional food really well, but it’s not afraid to embrace the new. Get up late, have eggs and whatnot – plus a cheeky mimosa – at one of the city’s best brunch places.

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Where to stay in Porto

Best hotels in downtown Porto
Hotels Best hotels in downtown Porto

Baixa, the downtown area of Porto is the vibrant heart of the city, with nightlife, shopping and loads of people having a good time. If you want a hotel near the action, here are the area’s best places to stay.

Best hotels with a river view in Porto
Hotels Best hotels with a river view in Porto

There’s no bigger luxury than waking up overlooking a river. And the Douro is no ordinary one – it’s one of the major rivers in the Iberian Peninsula. Get your camera ready because your Instagram feed is going to leave your friends green with jealousy. Don’t overthink it, just go for it.

Best luxury hotels in Porto
Hotels Best luxury hotels in Porto

If you’re a rockstar, self-made billionaire or hotel snob, you’re well used to the finer things in life, accommodation-wise. So do yourself a favour and stay in one of Porto’s best luxury and five-star hotels. 

Best boutique hotels in Porto
Hotels Best boutique hotels in Porto

They say size doesn’t matter – and these boutique hotels prove it. Whether you’re in search of a chilled atmosphere, historic location or just a generally welcoming vibe, book one of these small Porto hotels for a stay with character.

Best romantic hotels in Porto
Hotels Best romantic hotels in Porto

Porto might not be the most romantic city in the world but we guarantee you will spend an amazing time here. Check-in to one of these amazing hotels and let love do its thing. 

Best spa hotels in Porto
Hotels Best spa hotels in Porto

The city’s traffic, lights and noise can leave you exhausted. Don’t let it bring you down – get a spa treatment, relax by the pool or chill in a lounge. Get your zen on. 

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Porto by area

Baixa
Baixa

Trendy and cool are this Portos neighbourhood’s middle names.

Boavista
Boavista

It’s the longest avenue in the city – and we don’t want you to get lost.

Ribeira
Ribeira

It’s the longest avenue in the city – and we don’t want you to get lost.

Foz
Foz

Promenades that go for miles and good food by the seaside.

Vila Nova de Gaia
Vila Nova de Gaia

There is a world to discover on the other side of the river. 

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Where to stay in Malta
Hotels Where to stay in Malta

The coastal capital has always been one of Europe’s most beautiful walled cities, full of interesting winding streets and Baroque mansions, yet Mdina, further north, is even more fairytale, with its high bastions and moat. 

The 31 best things to do in the United Kingdom
Things to do The 31 best things to do in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom – made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland - is a varied, fascinating country. You’ll find different dialects, celtic languages and unique communities, traditions, myths and legends. 

The 12 best things to do in Scotland
Things to do The 12 best things to do in Scotland

Scotland is a country famed for its natural beauty – its rolling glens and hills, its windswept western isles and pristine lochs – and while we’re not arguing with any of that, it’s also true that there’s loads more going on than pretty flora and fauna. 

The 13 best things to do in Reading
Things to do The 13 best things to do in Reading

At first glance Reading isn’t a cultural icon; if you spent your teenage years in its vicinity you might still consider the Oracle shopping centre to be the Home Counties equivalent of The Dubai Mall. 

11 marvelous places to have afternoon tea in Manchester
Restaurants 11 marvelous places to have afternoon tea in Manchester

Manchester might be well-established as a haven of nightlife, from its rich musical heritage to its modern clubbing meccas. But if you want to head out for an altogether more civilised excursion, then it’s also got heaps of places, from the cute to the cash-splashing, to treat yourself to the ultimate in decadent eating: high tea. 

The 9 best museums to visit in Oxford
Museums The 9 best museums to visit in Oxford

If the city of Oxford is known for anything, it’s providing an education that’s second to none. But you don’t need three years and a student loan to leave Oxford feeling like you’ve learned a thing or two.

The 11 best things to do in Newcastle
Things to do The 11 best things to do in Newcastle

If you're travelling from further afield, Newcastle might not be top of your list as a city to visit. But those in the know are already familiar with the idea of Newcastle as one of Britain's best cities. 

The 21 best bars in Manchester
Bars and pubs The 21 best bars in Manchester

From delicious dive bars and brilliant boozers to chic cocktail bars with pricey drops and panoramic views, this city has it all when it comes to getting a bit squiffy. 

11 tip top places for afternoon tea in Liverpool
Restaurants 11 tip top places for afternoon tea in Liverpool

Then Liverpool's got more picture perfect afternoon tea venues than you can shake a mop-top haircut at. So if you love them (yeah, yeah, yeah), then here's 11 spots guaranteed to send you all in a spin.

The 9 best museums in Liverpool
Things to do The 9 best museums in Liverpool

Well-known and long-respected for its thriving independent arts and music scene, Liverpool has more recently expanded its museums offer. 

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