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Pottering Around in Porto

Created by Praskipark on July 8, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

A handful of sights and attractions seen in Porto - a city I have visited so many times.

Tawny or ruby? More than just port in Porto

Created by SaraP on December 7, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews

As Portugal's second city, I was astonished to find Porto overlooked and relegated in guide-book parlance to the "off-the-beaten-track" category. Its neglected status is good news for visitors, though, making it less busy or expensive than the capital, but equally as charming. Liberal port and splendid views - sheer heaven!

Travels In Portugal - The Best Of Porto

Created by roza4 on July 25, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews

Porto or Oporto as it is known outside of Portugal is a wonderful city in which old and new seem to coexist at every corner.

Porto: Portugal's Northern Star

Created by Eve Carr on June 25, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

2 Reviews
4 Stories

Relive Portugal’s might sea conquests as you wander the cobblestone streets of historic Oporto. Enjoy stylish accommodations and the hearty cuisine of the present as you stay in Oporto’s historic district at the Pestana Porto Carlton Hotel. Then reach out and discover the “undiscovered” beauty of northern Portugal.

Don't Overlook Porto

Created by Re Carroll on June 24, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews

Technically called Oporto, this is Portugal's second largest city. Smaller than Lisbon and easier to navigate, it is Europe's City of Culture for 2001.

Eating and Drinking Port in Porto

Created by Slug on May 19, 2009

1 Review

A few days in Porto

Porto Trips

Created by jmhp on February 5, 2005

1 Review

Lisbon is for having fun, Porto is for those working hard, Coimbra is the city to study in, and Braga is a place for prayers - a Portuguese saying that is rather horribly and clumsily translated. Here is my take on Porto.

Christmas in The Algarve

Created by Jaclyn on January 5, 2004

1 Review
1 Story

Busy or the quiet life, the choice is yours!

Romantic Northern Portugal

Created by Amanda on January 2, 2003

1 Review

The long sandy beaches and Atlantic rollers occupy some visitors the whole time they're here, but there's a wealth of other things to do, however. The second largest city in the country, Oporto is a gorgeous and romantic town that spills over steep hills near the river.

Porto, port and 2 trips

Created by davidx on March 29, 2002

5 Reviews

Porto regards itself as a working town. Some do not like it and it is true that there is some poverty such as one would hope not to see in Western Europe this century but there is much to see, especially if the head is permanently tilted to see upwards!

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