Things to do on vacation in Porto, Portugal, the second-largest city in Portugal

São Bento Train Station

This beautiful, still functioning train station is decorated with stunning white and blue tiles. 

Livraria Lello

The Lello Bookstore was thought to be an inspiration for J.K. Rowling (author of the Harry Potter series), although the author has subsequently refuted this


Located across the bridge from Porto, Gaia is known for its fantastic port wine cellars. It's a short drive and worth visiting. 

Tuk-Tuk Tours

With the narrow streets in Porto, the best way to get a sightseeing tour is via a Tuk Tuk. It can be a lot of fun and a great way to see the city. 

Porto Bridge Climb

Get harnessed and walk up the stairs to the very top of this bridge. It's a gorgeous, unique perspective.

Douro Valley

Portugal’s wine country, the Douro Valley, is located about an hour and a half away from the Porto city center.

Gaia Cable Car

The Gaia Cable Car runs year-round, is about a 5-minute ride, and offers aerial views of the area, including Gaia and Porto

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