Churches of Porto

Churches of Porto

Portugal as a whole is one of the most religious countries within Europe, with a whopping 81% of its population stating their religion as Roman Catholic in the 2011 census. Due to this fact, there are a rich abundance of churches and chapels throughout Portugal and Porto certainly has some fine examples! Perhaps you are … Read more

Clérigos Church Porto

Clérigos Church Porto

Situated in the old town of Porto and with a 75-metre tall bell tower, the Clerics church is not to be missed. Clerigos Church Porto is frequently considered to be one of the main landmarks of Porto. History of Clerigos Church Porto A beautiful baroque-style church, this was designed in the 18th century and built … Read more

Jardins do Palácio de Cristal

Jardins do Palácio de Cristal

If you’re looking for a little oasis of calm in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Porto’s city centre then the Jardins do Palácio de Cristal could be the place for you. Situated on a hill overlooking the city and providing some incredible views over Porto, there are 8 hectares of beautifully landscaped … Read more

Bolsa Palace Porto

Bolsa Palace Porto

Bolsa Palace or the Stock Exchange Palace (Palácio da Bolsa) is a beautiful historical building located on the Infante D. Henrique Square, right in the historic centre of Porto. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and also became a National Monument in 1982. The history of Bolsa Palace in Porto is fascinating and the … Read more

World of Discoveries Porto

World of Discoveries Porto

The World of Discoveries Porto is an interactive themed museum that is a great experience for people of all ages! This modern museum re-enacts the odyssey of Portugal’s earliest sea navigators of the 14th to 16th centuries as they ventured into the oceans of the world to discover lands unknown. It propels visitors into what … Read more

FC Porto Stadium Tour

FC Porto Stadium Tour

FC Porto is one of Porto’s ‘big three’ teams –  the Os Três Grandes, alongside Lisbon based Benfica and Sporting CP. They have appeared in every season of Portugal’s premier league since it started in 1934. The team was founded on the 28th September 1893. They are nicknamed the Drogões (Dragons) due to having the … Read more

Porto Tuk Tuk Tour

Porto Tuk Tuk Tour

You might think that Tuk Tuks are mainly used in Asian countries such as India and Thailand, but you might be surprised to hear that Tuk Tuks are a popular way to see the sites of Lisbon and Porto in Portugal! This week I went on a Porto tuk tuk tour with my friend Ginny … Read more

Porto Food and Wine

Porto Food and Wine

This week I’ve been scouring Porto to discover more about the tastiest and most authentic delicacies. I booked a Porto food and wine tour as an Air BnB experience and if you would like to do the same tour you can book it here. Porto’s food highlights include Bacallau, Pastel da Nata and the famous … Read more

Brunch in Porto

Brunch in Porto

If you’re someone who hates getting up early enough for the breakfast menu and instead enjoys that amazing combination that is breakfast and lunch, then worry not! Porto offers some incredible cafes and restaurants providing a fantastic array of brunch options at great affordable prices! Whether you’re looking for a healthy option, something light or … Read more