Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Porto - Portugal

Recently the readers of USA TODAY and 10Best elected Porto as the Best Under-the-Radar Romantic Destination. 
I don't know if Vitória knew about this when she decided to go to Porto to celebrate her 6th wedding anniversary but I believe she and her husband had a great and romantic time enjoying these views. 

Known not only for the wine produced here, Porto also gave the country its name, derived from its history as the Roman settlement of Portus Cale. Sprinkled like medieval jewels on a rocky gorge carved out by the Rio Douro, Portugal's second largest city combines the best of Old World charm with modern-day comforts. Designated a World Heritage City in 1996, the 2,000 year old city offers a host of sightseeing options - best seen on foot as most of the monuments are located in the hilly city center. History buffs are sure to enjoy a tour of the Baroque churches, museums and a walk through the ancient Ribeira district, where laundry is still washed in the river and hung there to dry.

Forways, LDA
PT-428658, sent by André
Wine tours are offered at several wine distilleries. Porto's sleeping scene offers a wide selection, from venerable city center hotels, boutique gems and a 5-star resort with a unique wine theme throughout. Evening entertainment can be found in Fado clubs, wine bars and Jazz and Blues clubs. - in:

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