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.
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
"The modern constructions have a entirely different look than many of the old buildings, but the beauty is always present. Both inside and out..."
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A blog post by photographer Adam Bonn where he gives great tips for those photographers more interested in Porto architecture.
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’...
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"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.
"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.
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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!
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In Forbes Magazine, Six Senses Douro Valley is highlighted as the ultimate scenic wellness break. How about a short break at the Douro Valley?