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  • Cheapest Flights to Porto: Find affordable flights to Porto using our flight search tool. Compare prices and book your tickets hassle-free.
  • Insure Your Trip: Ensure peace of mind with travel insurance. Protect yourself against unforeseen circumstances with comprehensive travel coverage.
  • Rent a Car in Porto: Explore Porto and its picturesque surroundings at your own pace. Rent a car conveniently online and visit nearby attractions like the Douro Valley and Aveiro.
  • Book Your Tours: Discover the best tours and experiences in Porto. From wine tastings to river cruises, plan your itinerary with trusted local operators.
  • Essential Things to Pack: Prepare for your trip to Porto with our packing checklist. Don’t forget items like comfortable walking shoes, a camera, and a light jacket for evenings by the river.

Some History First

Immerse yourself in Porto’s fascinating history, from its Roman origins to its role as a major trading hub during the Age of Discovery.

Porto Today

Experience the modern charm of Porto today. Explore its vibrant neighborhoods, such as Ribeira and Foz, and admire the contemporary architecture of Casa da Música.

Is Porto Safe?

Porto is considered safe for tourists. Exercise standard precautions and be aware of pickpockets in crowded areas, especially in tourist hotspots.

Where is Porto?

Located along the Douro River in northern Portugal, Porto is the country’s second-largest city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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What is the Best Time to Visit Porto?

The best time to visit Porto is during the spring (March to May) and fall (September to October) when the weather is mild and there are fewer crowds. Summer (June to August) can be hot, while winter (December to February) offers festive celebrations.

How to Get to Porto & Around

  • Flight: Fly into Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO) from major cities around the world.
  • Airport Shuttles: Convenient airport shuttle services are available to transport you to the city center.
  • Public Transport: Porto has an efficient network of trams, buses, and metro for getting around the city and neighboring towns.
  • Taxis & Uber: Taxis are readily available, and Uber operates in Porto.

Things to Do in Porto

Discover top attractions and activities in Porto, from visiting the iconic Dom Luís I Bridge to touring port wine cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia.


Where To Stay In Porto

Find the perfect accommodation in Porto, from boutique hotels in the city center to riverside guesthouses with stunning views.

What To Eat In Porto

Indulge in the flavors of Portuguese cuisine. Try francesinha (a hearty sandwich), bacalhau à Brás (codfish), and of course, port wine.

Entry & Exit Requirements

Check visa requirements and entry regulations based on your nationality before traveling to Portugal. EU citizens do not require a visa for short stays.

What To Pack For Your Trip

Pack essentials including travel documents, comfortable clothing for walking, a reusable water bottle, and a phrasebook or language app to communicate with locals.


The official currency of Portugal is the Euro (EUR).

While Portuguese is the official language, many locals in tourist areas speak English.

Tipping is appreciated for good service. Leave a small tip (5-10%) at restaurants if satisfied with the service.