Porto, also called Oporto in English, is a city along the northwestern coastline of Portugal and is the second biggest city in the country, with over 1.5 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area, but just about 250,000 in the city itself.
From the Porto Travel Guide
We had a very nice stay in this hostel, the staff was super friendly and we had a great time with the pubcrawl and wild walkers tour. The only thing that wasn't that great is the lightening, in the evenings there wasn't enough light in the bathrooms, but this is only a little detail, overall this was a very great hostel! ... more
Oporto city hostel was a nice place to stay.. Nice and simple rooms, clean linen, nice bathroom, very friendly staff giving useful information - also recommended us a free guided tour which was excellent!!! Location is pretty good, though pretty uphill :) Would be just perfect if they served breakfast!! :) ... more
I wish we stayed here for longer! the hostal is a gorgeous old portuguese house with a huge grand stair well down the middle. the rooms are airy, and the kitchen, living room and garden space downstairs are lovely too. Excellent location, but we could have done with better advise on directions and what to see. ... more
Porto. We arrived in Porto around 8pm. Quite a pleasant 3-hour train ride. It was different to Lisbon but also very beautiful. The weather was a bit like Melbourne and it was the first time we encountered rain on our journey. Bessa Hotel. We booked a place in Boa Vista, right next ...
Posted in Europe 2009 by samandvic