Destination of the Week - Porto


Portugal’s second-largest city is one that is not to be overlooked! Porto was built overlooking the Douro River estuary and it’s historical city center has been continuously occupied since the 4th century. Now a UNESCO Heritage Site, it’s filled with gorgeous churches, picturesque squares and meandering alleys to explore.

Visit the traditional Town Hall or the modern Casa a Música, take a cruise along the river or even catch a FC Porto football game. Enjoy the mild Mediterranean climate in the summer and sit outside sipping cocktails watching the world go by or visit the wine caves and sample the region’s famous wine - Port! No matter what brings you to Porto, make sure to check out our top picks.

Best for Wine and Tapas at Wine Quay Bar

Best Francesinha and Sandwiches at Café Santiago

Best Dessert at Papavinhos

Photo by Rui Bittencourt