"The "problem" with Porto...too much to see and do" Porto by Martin_S.
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Porto, on the upper coast of Portugal is one of those cities that just has too much to do and see, no, that is not a complaint, just a statement of fact. We spent three days and still will have to return to finish seeing what we missed. We spent only a short time in the Ribeira district, a UNESCO site, pictured here.
Or spend time wandering the Se (cathedral) of Porto...
Or make a trek to the other side of the river to Villa Nova de Gaia and its many manufacturers of the famous Port Wine as you can see we did to the Croft facility.
- Pros:Lots and LOTS to do and see here
- Cons:Lots and LOTS of HILLS here
- In a nutshell:Walk down and take the metro UP
While we did not actually take the train, it IS worth visiting the central train station in Porto, just down the street... more travel advice
Porto also has several of the old trams running, we took the one from the Riberia district going along the... more travel advice
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