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There is a strong link between tourism in Portugal and Porto Portugal attractions. Porto Portugal attractions consists of world heritage sites, Valley along the banks of river Douro and the second biggest metro city in Portugal with full of colors and smell of old noble wine. Porto connects the contemporary world with past through various ways. Porto is the right incorporation of old architecture go in hand with modern architecture. When it comes to Porto Portugal attractions one cannot avoid the smell, taste and popularity of Porto wine.
Before Porto Portugal attractions were only known inside Europe. With the advancement in the field of tourism in Portugal the scenery changed a lot and now Porto attracts millions of visitors from all around the world. The old metropolitan city became accessible from different part of the world through direct and indirect flights.
Visitors have lots of things to see in Porto. The rest of this article will give a small introduction to some famous as well as unknown Porto Portugal attractions.
Ribeira: The facade of Ribeira faces towards the river Douro and is one of the hotspot of Photographers. Visitors can see the narrow medieval streets and building along the banks of river Douro. This is one of the world heritage site in Porto. A visit to Ribeira will worth the visit to Porto. Ribeira is also known as the hidden gem of Porto Portugal attractions.
Porto wine cellars: A visit to wine cellars will provide an idea about why Porto Wines are famous and how they are prepared. Another added advantage of this visit is that you will have the opportunity to taste the most noble wine in the world. Some cellars charge you a maximum of 2€ some others will admit you for free of charge.
Vila Nova do Gaia: Vila Nova do Gaia is the city of wine. It is estimated that there are more than fifty wine companies that are working around Gaia. This is one of the must see place in Porto. Vila Nova do Gaia supports wine tourism in Portugal. Some other Porto Portugal attractions here is Gaia are: beaches, shopping centers and traditional restaurants. A panoramic view of Porto is an added advantage of this visit.
Foz do Douro: Foz do Douro is one of the main Porto Portugal attractions. Foz is situated on the west pat of the Porto city and is the place river Douro joins with Atlantic Ocean. Every year Foz attract millions of visitors and is a must visit parish in Porto.
Cedofeita: there are several historical references to cedofeita. Some of the important monuments and places to see inside this street are: Church of Cedofeita, the Mouzinho de Albuquerque, Oliveira´s Fountain, small and big chapels, national Museum Soares dos Reis, various fashion cloth shops, and a good collection of private art galleries.
Some other main Porto Portugal attractions are: Rua do Rosário, Rua do Breiner and Rua de Miguel Bombarda. However, these are just some famous and unknown Porto Portugal attractions. Tourism in Portugal offers a budget access to all these places using the municipality issued Porto cards.
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