Weekend in Porto
Enjoy an amazing weekend in Porto!
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Weekend in Port provides a relaxing break in an enchanting city. It is a marvelous and small coastal resort which offers beautiful beaches, forests & landscapes to explore, characteristic culture, wonderful local cuisine and fabulous wine cellars. Tourist who enjoying weekend in Porto can have great experiences with its cultural and natural attractions, wonderful dining and a lively nightlife. Porto is a city where you can rejuvenate yourself because of it is a incredibly picturesque city, nestling in a deep gorge and its Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
During your weekend in Porto you can find that after Lisbon, Porto is a second largest city of Portugal which is surrounded by a number of smaller cities. It is situated by the Douro River where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. The center of the city is also full of beautiful buildings, medieval architecture and a healthy mix of museums. Weekend in Porto have something for everyone and it is very easy to reach there because the city has direct flights from Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Stansted and Liverpool. Before enjoying weekend in Porto you should take full information about the city and things to do and see. For this BookYourHotel.org is a best place to give information how to enjoy weekend in Porto.
Attractions in Porto - Weekend in Porto
Since Porto is an extremely beautiful and small city, weekend in Porto is more than enough to catch all of the attractions in Porto as the city is perfect size for exploring on foot. There are countless attractions surrounding the city of Porto and Oporto Cathedral, the small Romanesque Church of Cedofeita, the Gothic St Francis’ Church and the remains of the city walls, Palacio dal Bolsa are the main highlights of the city. The city also has many fascinating baroque, neoclassicist and romanticist buildings those are must for tourist who enjoying weekend in Porto.
Jardim do Palacio de Cristal - Weekend break in Porto
Jardim do Palacio de Cristal is one of the most famous attractions in Porto and it is also a must see attraction during weekend in Porto. It is a splendid and very peaceful park where tourist can enjoy its lush green lawns, shaded areas, variety of tree and plant species. This wonderful attraction of the city is dominated by a space age domed pavilion which now serves as a sport center.
Igreja de Sao Francisco - Weekend break in Porto
Igreja de Sao Francisco is another interesting attraction in Porto, which can be visit during weekend in Porto. It is a most extraordinary church with Renaissance and wonderful decoration which was build between 1383 and 1410. Many of the Gothic arches are made of marble and the vault pillars. This is an eminent attraction which is located in the historic center of the city and declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Art and Historical Museums in Porto - Weekend in Porto
Casa Museum Guerra Junquero - Weekend break in Porto
Porto is a most famous museum in Porto which is located in the picturesque neighborhood of the Cathedral. This is a museum which is purchased by poet’s daughter and in 1934 it was donated to the Municipality of Porto for himself and his mother. While enjoying weekend in Porto you must visit this museum which presents the most outstanding collections of decorative arts in the city including furniture, jewelry, toreutic, textiles, ceramics and glass.
Fundacao de Serralves - Weekend break in Porto
National museum of Modern art is also one of the famous museum in Porto, which can be visit by you while enjoying weekend in Porto. This most visited museum in Porto offers culture of western Porto and Prize-winning architect and exhibits the works of contemporary Portuguese painters, designers and sculptors. Nowadays, the building of the museum is Porto’s finest example of 1930s Art Nouveau.
Accommodation in Porto - Weekend in Porto
Hotel Tryp Porto Centro - Weekend break in Porto
Hotel Tryp Porto Centro is a great hotel for visitors who want to enjoy weekend in Porto, because from here they can easily explore the city’s historic attractions. The hotel is also situated close to the famous Santa Catarina street which is an excellent shopping place in Porto and only 12 km from Porto Airport and the Exponor Exhibition Center. It offers 52 well decorated rooms with all modern facilities.
Hotel Ipanema Porto - Weekend break in Porto
To enjoy weekend in Porto you can book Hotel Ipanema Porto which is one of the best hotels in Porto. It is located at the main entrance to the city and surrounded by shopping centers, cinemas, theatres, Casa da Musica music Hall and city’s main sports stadium. This luxurious four star hotel provides a modern, relaxing atmosphere and 140 standard rooms and 10 suites with a mini-bar, satellite TV and pay-TV, direct dial telephone, individual safes at the reception, a hairdryer, room service, air-conditioning and a wireless Internet system.
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