About Oporto City

There are thousand charms and corners that are worth discovering in Oporto, capital of the North. Oporto is one of the oldest cities of the country, and, as such, its path is sinuous and picturesque. It is a unique experience to stroll through its streets and feel the pulse of the city.

Architectural and historical Heritage

Board on a medieval journey and pound the historical center, passing by the Cathedral or the Clérigos Tower. By tram or on foot, go down to the peer and experience the feeling of making a cruise on a Rabelo boat, which sail on the river Douro. Take the opportunity to admire the six bridges of the city, visit the Port Wine cellars and taste this characteristic wine in a cosy and refined atmosphere.

Due to the many historical buildings and urban mesh of Porto’s historical center, it was designated World Cultural Heritage in 1996.

Visit the Casa do Infante Museum, The São Francisco Church, the Stock Exchange Palace, the pleasant riverfront and the well preserved Ribeira and Miragaia streets. But same wise, admire the well present modernity in the Casa da Música and the Museum of Modern Art of Serralves.

Besides history and culture, Porto is also leisure, fun and night life. The famous streets around the Galeria de Paris Street, the cafés and its terraces, the Miguel Bombarda area or the commercial Sta Catarina Street are reference points in arts, in culture, but also in leisure and shopping.

Find out what Porto has best to offer and enjoy the numerous outdoor cafés by the sea and the excellent City Park with seafront.

Port Wine Cellars

Port Wine is a fortified wine produced exclusively in the Douro Demarcated Region and aged in cellars. It stands out from ordinary wines thanks to its range of varieties, and the incomparable richness and intensity of its aroma and flavour.

Flavours of Oporto

Try them with an open mind as Porto has gone beyond tradition in order to be the best in international and local cuisine.

A Destination of congresses and events

In Oporto and in the North of Portugal one finds the ideal conditions to host business and scientific events in emblematic and well-equipped buildings. To host international congresses and conferences you can choose congress centers of various competencies and different types of hotels: chain, charm, design or trendy. These units are complemented by a vast support services, always with the guarantee of a skilled experience and a rigorous professionalism. For a social event of more creative matter, it is also the ideal destination due to the huge variety of available gala venues: castles, manor houses, palaces, restaurants, beach bars, casinos, museums and a lot more!

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