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The 31 best things to do in Porto
Things to do

The 31 best things to do in Porto

We are absolutely in love with this city. For its narrow streets and colorful houses, breathtaking views, its galleries full of ancient and contemporary art, its gardens and museums, and its restaurants with both traditional food and inspirations from around the world. Invicta is a box full of surprises, even if those aren’t always in plain sight. You have search for them. So that nothing slips by you, here is a list of 31 incredible things to do in Porto. Read through it carefully and feel free to share it with any and everyone - caring is sharing, after all. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere.   Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.

The best free things to do in Porto
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The best free things to do in Porto

If you’re on a budget or just believe that the best things in life – great parks, stunning views, art and culture, and… erm… knitting – are free, follow our guide to the best free stuff to do in town. Also, check out our list of great cheap places to eat.

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

Instagram alert! Here’s our ultimate top 10 list of Porto’s unmissable stops.

How to spend 48 hours in Porto
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How to spend 48 hours in Porto

Doing any city in a weekend is a challenge, so allow us to give you a hand. 

The best parks and gardens in Porto
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The best parks and gardens in Porto

Porto has tons of green space – lawns where you can lay down and breathe in fresh air.

The best things to do in Porto for visitors

Porto tours
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Porto tours

Explore the city with an expert guide on hand to tell you about all the hottest spots

What to visit in Porto
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What to visit in Porto

There are thousands of great things to see and do in Porto. Here's our hot list.

11 events this year you can’t miss
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11 events this year you can’t miss

From concerts to art exhibits and even magic shows –  all the cool stuff happening in 2017.

10 things you need to know about Casa da Música
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10 things you need to know about Casa da Música

It’s a city icon but there’s so much unknown about it. We’ll let you in on some secrets... 

The best places to go running in Porto
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The best places to go running in Porto

Running is a great way to get to know Porto better, in case you need further incentivisation. 

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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!

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Serralves Museum and Park Admission Ticket

Serralves Museum and Park Admission Ticket

The Serralves Museum is the foremost museum for contemporary art in Portugal, uniquely sited in the grounds of the Serralves Estate, which also comprises a Park and a Villa.

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World of Discoveries Entrance Ticket in Porto

World of Discoveries Entrance Ticket in Porto

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. 

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SEA LIFE Porto Entrance Ticket

SEA LIFE Porto Entrance Ticket

Looking for things to do in Porto? Visit Porto SEA LIFE Aquarium to see exciting marine displays, talks & feeding demonstrations.

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Top ten things to do in Porto: by area

Baixa
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Baixa

Porto’s coolest neighbourhood has a ton of things to see and a ton of places to be seen. Don’t let its hipsterdom put you off, though: it’s ace. Here’s what we think you should do (feel free to ignore us, of course).

Boavista
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Boavista

Sightseeing in Boavista feels like a continuous time travelling experience.

Ribeira
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Ribeira

Social media alert! Ribeira is the most photogenic bit of Porto. 

Foz
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Foz

Promenades and good food by the seaside – we give you ten reasons to fall in love with Foz. 

Vila Nova de Gaia
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Vila Nova de Gaia

There is a world to discover on the other side of the river. Cross the D. Luíz I Bridge, people! 

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101 things to do in London
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101 things to do in London

We’re completely spoilt for brilliant things to do in London—here are our absolute favorites. 

21 great things to do in Barcelona
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21 great things to do in Barcelona

 Take a look at our pick of the best things to do in Barcelona and start your trip to the city knowing you're checking out all the very best attractions, events and activities. 

101 Things to do in Lisbon
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101 Things to do in Lisbon

 From picture-perfect views that will light up your Instagram feed to the biggest hotspots in town, classic attractions to places kept a secret even to the locals, there are more than just 101 things to do in Lisbon. 

101 things to do in Paris
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101 things to do in Paris

As a visitor in Paris – or even as a Parisian – there’s something you just have to accept: it is impossible to do everything the city in one lifetime.

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