Experience our best through the eyes of those who visited us

We prepared a unique selection of the best of what is published online about the city of Porto and the North of Portugal. Find a new way to discover the region and share it with the world.

December 4, 2016

independent.co.uk: “Porto: Falling in love with the small but beautifully formed city”

Porto had a reputation for being a closed city with a lot of mystery. Even today, isolation defines it. Porto is not even near the vineyards whose dark and sumptuous “Red Portugal” wines, once inflamed by brandy, made it famous. Those vineyards, the great quintas, are a three-hour drive away and in a very different hot and dry climate. Certainly, the sun shines in Porto, but it rains as well. To this I can testify.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.independent.co.uk

December 1, 2016

A Day in Porto. Portugal Hyperlapse

Porto (World Heritage site) historic city, with a unique architecture, gastronomy and amazing wines, authenticity of the local people, cultural activitie

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.youtube.com

November 9, 2016

Lello in Porto: Harry Potter Bookstore

JK Rowling roamed here. The Harry Potter author frequented Livraria Lello when she taught English in Porto, Portugal. It is one of the most beautiful bookstores

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.fdtimes.com

November 8, 2016

Vogue Café Porto Will Be Open In 2017

Vogue Café Porto Will Be Open In 2017, a home decor post from the blog Interior Design Shop, written by Janice Carter on Bloglovin’

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bloglovin.com

November 4, 2016

The Christmas tradition in northern Portugal

Christmas is one of the most important traditions in the northern region of Portugal. Preparations start in mid-December and it lasts until the Epiphany on 6 January.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.visitportoandnorth.travel

November 1, 2016

A Guide to Europe’s Hot New Shopping Capital

Portugal's so-called second city should rank first on your list when it comes to fashion and design.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bloomberg.com

September 16, 2016

Video: Picnic at PORTO Sunday Sessions

Camera and Edit by Branislav Zvada! Like me on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/Branislav.Zv... Follow me on Instagram

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.youtube.com

September 14, 2016

Jameson Lazy Sessions At Virtudes, Porto

Jameson Lazy Sessions At Virtudes has been a Saturday event all summer long and I only caught the last one! How lazy is that?!? Wait, what are the Lazy Sessions?

Sourced through Scoop.it from: gailatlarge.com

September 5, 2016

Video: Rem Koolhaas Documentary trailer

Globe-trotting documentary by Rem Koolhaas’s son Tomas finds the film-maker racing to keep up with his 71-year-old father and struggling to achieve objectivity

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theguardian.com

September 4, 2016

The Architectural Charm of Porto

"The modern constructions have a entirely different look than many of the old buildings, but the beauty is always present. Both inside and out..."

Sourced through Scoop.it from: adambonn.com

A blog post by photographer Adam Bonn where he gives great tips for those photographers more interested in Porto architecture.

September 1, 2016

Paredes de Coura 2016: An ode to the friendliness of the locals

Focusing on the concerts only would never do justice to a festival like Vodafone Paredes de Coura. This foreword is, therefore, an ode to the friendliness of the locals, who year after year warmly welcome the thousands of city-dweller ‘invaders’ in the decade of the ‘touristophobe’...

Sourced through Scoop.it from: all-music-music.890m.com

August 11, 2016

Portugal’s Douro Valley – one of the world’s oldest wine regions

"Gliding slowly along the motionless Douro River, we slice through near-perfect reflections of undulating hills etched with vine terraces resembling contours on a map."

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.nzherald.co.nz

All the way from New Zeland cames, the reporter Sarah Marshall enjoys the best of food and wine in the beautiful north of Portugal.

August 10, 2016

Try Porto: The Best City in Portugal for Expats

"Today Porto is newly chic. Wine bars and trendy restaurants dot the city. Its urban beaches on the nearby Atlantic put sand and surf within easy reach. And its cozy, historic city center, with its colorful tiled buildings and its parks and squares, invites exploration.

Porto is one of Europe’s most popular “vacation-break” destinations.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.prweb.com

Featured at preweb.com, a new report from International Living finds that Porto—with low costs, mild climate, and a friendly and sophisticated culture—it's an excellent destination for expat retirees!

August 4, 2016

Portugal’s Hidden Gem: Douro River Region

"The sun catches the water just right, you will understand why it's called the River of Gold - the River Douro cuts across the gorgeous Northern Portuguese"

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.resortworldwideproperties.com

August 4, 2016

Six Senses Douro Valley – In Photos

The 19th century manor house is surrounded by terraced vineyards and the Douro River. 

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.forbes.com

In Forbes Magazine, Six Senses Douro Valley is highlighted as the ultimate scenic wellness break. How about a short break at the Douro Valley? 

August 4, 2016

The world’s most stunning wine region?

"Gleaming waters and incredible wines not enough? Here are 20 more reasons to visit Douro River Region"

Sourced through Scoop.it from: edition.cnn.com

CNN tell us about 20 reasons to visit the incredible Douro Region. We can think in lot more reasons! And you?

March 28, 2016

36 Hours in Porto, by Nell McShane Wulfhart

"36 hours in Porto" by Nell McShane Wulfhart, in The New York Times: check out this great article about Porto, with some of the coolest spots in town for a fantastic 3 days city break -