City breaks to Porto
Book a city break to Porto today with Club Travel for the best deals on city breaks, flights, hotels and holidays. Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and is a beautiful city situated on the Atlantic coast. Porto is a very romantic place and is perfect for weekend getaway for couples and families. Porto is a vibrant colourful city with lots of charm and character. Porto also has beaches, great nightlife, tasty food and excellent wine, all of which combine to make it a top European city break destination. Book a city break today to Porto today for amazing last minute deals on cheap flights and great offers on city breaks and holidays to Porto. Just a short flight away, Porto is in the same time zone as Ireland and conveniently uses the euro which all makes your trip just that little bit easier.
Hotels in Porto
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Star inn Porto The hotel is part of the new concept of low-cost accommodation, with a modern and attractive design, functional and relaxing spaces with unique styles. There are 206 comfortable rooms with cheerful decoration and a minimalist style.
HF Ipanefa Hotel Renovated in 2009, the hotel is at the forefront of environmental protection, the HF Ipanema Park is ideal for visiting Porto. The panoramic Bar "Top of the Roof" on the 15th floor with a swimming pool and overlooking the mouth of the Douro. It has a spacious lobby with an exquisite atmosphere and cosmopolitan. It also offers free WiFi Internet in all rooms, meeting rooms and public areas. In the Jardim d'Inverno restaurant you can taste the best cuisine, or relax in the coffee shop next to Twin Trees bar. Conference rooms are available for events
Sights and things to do in Porto
Clerigos Tower a climb to the top of this tower is rewarded with a lovely view of the city.
River Douro take a river cruise at night for a great view of the city all lit up.
Park da Cidade do Porto a relaxing oasis retreat in the middle of the city.
Serralves Art Museum
Estadio do Dragao Here you can watch F.C Porto play their home games or take a stadium and museum tour.
Ponte D. Luis I this bridge was built in 1886 and links Porto with Gaia
Here are some of the local dishes that you can try while on your city break to Porto.
Caldo verde is a soup made with potatoes and cabbage and olive oil
Broa is bread which is usually served with fish
Cabrito Assado a lamb dish served with potatoes
Pao de lo is a cake which is often eaten with Port wine.
Francesinha is a filling fish dish with lots of strong flavours.
Nightlife in Porto
Rua Galleria de Paris is the area where everyone heads towards at night in Porto. Also the Ribeiro district has many bars and clubs.
Bar Industria is a popular nightclub open only at weekends
Tendinha is the place to go if you want to hear rock music
Porto Airport is officially calls Francisco de sa Carneiro Airport. It is located 11km northwest of the city. The airport is well connected to the city and you can choose from metro, bus, taxi to reach the city. The airport consistently ranks as one of the best in Europe.
Weather in Porto Generally in summer the temperatures stay in the low or mid-twenties however heat waves are not uncommon and neither are sudden rain showers. The weather is a little erratic as it is in Ireland however in Porto you will generally get nice sunny weather.
Electricity Porto uses the standard European two pin plugs 220v.
Currency Portugal’s currency is the Euro.
Porto Time Porto is in the same time zone as Ireland.
Visa requirements Irish Citizens travelling to Porto do not require a visa.