For a few days’ holiday, a short stay or a business trip, Porto remains a prime destination.
With a Lyon-Porto flight, you can discover the second city of Portugal!
At the mouth of the River Douro, Portugal’s second largest city enchants visitors with its narrow streets, historical district of Ribeira, countless wine cellars and suspended bridges over the river: the Maria Pia bridge designed by Gustave Eiffel and the Dom Luis bridge, the city’s symbol, linking Porto to Vila Nova de Gaia.
Useful information about Porto
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Discover the mysteries of the city in Porto's historic centre
Overlooking the Douro River Valley, Porto's historic centre is vibrant and colourful. Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995, Ribeira's narrow streets are home to the city's most beautiful monuments. The district is full of charm, with its shops, small cafés, washing hanging from the windows...
Taste the delicacies of Bolhão market
Opened in 1914, Bolhão market, classified a historic monument since 2006, is the preferred hunting ground of the Portuguese city's foodies. The market still sells a wide variety of fresh produce that can be sampled at one of the stalls flanking the market place.
Enjoy a glass of Port
A visit to Porto wouldn't be complete without sampling a glass of good Port! To understand the secrets of this famous Portuguese wine, we recommend you talk to the specialists. Visit the vineyards, discover the history of Port and taste it before heading to Taylor's, one of the city's largest cellars.
Party in the new "it" district
The Baixa (meaning lower town) district is the new place to be for party goers. The streets of Rua Galeria de Paris and Rua Cändido dos Reis are where it all happens! This is the best place to enjoy a Super Bock (the local beer) as you take your pick from the endless choice of trendy bars, nightclubs and restaurants.
Enjoy a drink at Café Majestic
Before leaving the capital of the north, sit in one of the worn seats in this stylish almost century-old institution. This historic establishment, famous for its art nouveau architecture and classified the sixth most beautiful café in the world, remains a favourite haunt of the city's intellectual elite.