History buffs will enjoy a visit to Porto and visitors are sure to appreciate the monuments and museums. Visitors who journey to this welcoming and walkable, riverfront city can discover its restaurants, wineries, and shopping.
- There are 2 Porto hotels
- May is the most expensive month to travel here, while November tends to be the cheapest
- Closest major airport is in Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), 7.3 mi (11.8 km) from the city centre
Sightseeing around Porto
- Wine tasting, exploring the waterfront, and taking an adventure tour are top activities, while sights to visit include Sandeman Cellars, Offley Cellars, and Ramos Pinto Cellars
- Museums and opera are well-known in the area, and attractions include Museum of Port Wine, Casa da Musica, and House of the Prince
- Its monuments and historic sites are notable and landmarks to visit include Porto Cathedral, Dom Luis I Bridge, and Grilos Church
Getting around Porto
Porto has many options for getting around. You can explore your options for water transportation at the port.
Staying in Porto
For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider a larger hotel like the highly rated Pestana Vintage Porto - Hotel & World Heritage Site, averaging GBP 184.89 per night. Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like Porto River, averaging GBP 209.98 per night. A 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Porto River with a 4.8 out of 5 user rating while Pestana Vintage Porto - Hotel & World Heritage Site has a 4.5 rating by guests.
Dressing for Porto
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 17°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 4°C
- From April to June, the average is 24°C during the day and 8°C at night
- July through September sees average temperatures of 25°C during the day and 12°C at night
- In October–December, you can expect 22°C as the daytime average and 5°C as the nighttime average
- Porto gets about 1270 millimetres of rain per year