More information about the city of Porto

Porto is a city with an historic centre, situated on the mouth of the Douro river. Porto is the capital of Northern Portugal and the country’s second largest city.

It’s is the home of the world famous port wine. You can visit the gorgeous wine cellars and partake in port wine tastings. .

The city is also characterized by the business spirit of its inhabitants. They are also known for their resistance to rules and to invasions, giving Porto its reputation of the ‘invincible city’ – in Portuguese: ‘Cidade invicta’.

Porto - Maria Pia Brug - Noord-Portugal
Porto - Noord-Portugal