Porto

Description

Thanks to the vicinity to Spain, Porto as destination is a very desirable, comfortable and attractive for those who want to travel from Santiago.

The city of Porto, who also gave his name to a wine, is the second largest city of Portugal after Lisbon and is one of the best kept secrets in Europe. Built in the hills overlooking the mouth of the Douro river, is an example of urban landscape with more than ten centuries of history. Today it is thriving urban center that continued growing, always linked to the sea.

Declare World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996 is a city to tour on foot, making the most of the narrow streets full of history or walking along the banks of the River Douro.

Trip highlights

  • Charming old city
  • River Douro
  • Gastronomy: cod fish and porto wine
  • Distance from Santiago: 250 kilometers
  • Travelling time from Santiago: 2 hours 30 minutes