Picturesque Porto is much more than just a place of pilgrimage for port wine lovers – although this unique industry is among the many attractions of Portugal's second city. Enjoy a cruise along the stunning River Douro,
explore its many historic charms; the old city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site
, dine, shop and enjoy the electric nightlife.
This special and enticing city will be sure to overwhelm you with its variety of fascinating cultural references, as well as its strong commercial character and natural northern beauties.
Vila Galé's privileged location right in the city centre
of Porto is only a 10-minute walk away from the bustling, shopping street of Rua de Santa Catarina, and with prime access to the Francisco Sá Carneiro airport makes it the ideal choice for those who wish to explore the North of Portugal.
During your visit to Porto, take the opportunity to stroll by the riverside area and visit the popular Port Wine Cellars
, which are only 15 minutes away from the Vila Galé Porto hotel. Don't miss Casa da Música and the Serralves Foundation, two of the great icons of this city.Activities include:
- River walks
- Guided visits to the Port Wine Cellars
- Cruises in the Douro river