Porto Portugal Travel

Stunning views of the Duoro river, port wine and creamy warm pasteis de nata, golden sunsets, Porto has it all.

Porto is one of the oldest tourist destinations in Europe.

The Historic Center of Porto has been a Cultural Heritage of Humanity since 1996, and its landscape and the winding layout of its streets give it a unique beauty. This guide is everything you’ll need to know about Porto Portugal travel.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO TO PORTO

Currency: € (Euro)
The currency in Porto is Euros.

Budget

Porto is a relatively inexpensive place to visit compared to London. Hotel’s and Airbnb prices can range from €50- €120 per night depending on the city and time of year.

Meals will cost an average of €15 – €30 per day. Depending on the types of restaurants or cafes you choose to dine at.

You’ll also have to factor in the cost of transportation. Flights are relatively inexpensive, as are the subway, Uber and taxi’s in Porto.

How to Get From the Airport

From the airport, the quickest way to reach the city centre is by taking the metro – line E – Violeta (Airport – Trindade).

The trip to the city centre takes 30 minutes, and the train runs daily between 6:00 am to 1:00 am.

You can purchase your Andante ticket for the trip at the vending machines located at Metro stations, travel ticket (Z4) – 2 €, with a minimum validity of one hour and fifteen minutes, and is rechargeable. Don’t forget, one card per person.

Getting Around Porto

The easiest way to get around Porto is by car, train or walking, depending on where you base yourself in the city and what you want to see.

It is easy to get around the city limits using public transport or in your own/rented car.

The Best Time to Visit Porto Portugal

I’d recommend between late summer and early autumn (September is ideal). That’s when I visited Porto.

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