Located in the north of Portugal, on the right bank of the Douro river, Porto is the country’s second largest city. Its historical centre has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.
It’s hard to talk about Porto without the obvious reference to its famous wine. But the second biggest city of Portugal has had its share of awards and worthy distinctions in recent years that go further beyond its wine cellars and heartful food.
Porto is a vibrant city, where traditions and history meets modern architecture and art installations, cool new spots and breath-taking landscapes.
There is a good transportation system, with metro and bus lines that cover major locations in town. With easy accesses and a variety of culture and leisure activities, the city provides a great deal of services and resources to suit every taste and interest. Porto is a very welcoming city and Portuguese people make everyone feel at home easily.