Amazing places you should visit on your trip to Porto

Are you planning on going to Porto? We have lived in Porto for a month and even though we worked and studied, we tried to squeeze in as much exploring as possible. Here you can find a list of our favourite places to visit. If you’re looking for an itinerary on how to spend a long weekend in Porto, you should check out our guide:

We have also filmed several YouTube videos during our time in Porto. You can find the first one here:

Best places to visit in Porto

Best Sunset Spot
  • Jardim do Morro: Our all-time favourite place to watch the sunset in Porto!
Best view of Porto
  • Clérigo Tower: You can walk up the tower to see the city from above
  • Villa Nova de Gaia side of Douro River: Sitting at the river and watching towards old town is amazing!
  • Ponte d. Luiz I: When you stand on the bridge you have views over the river, old town and Villa Nova de Gaia with all its wine cellars
Most beautiful buildings with azulejos
  • Sao Bento train station: Probably the most beautiful train station in the world, full of blue azulejos tiles
  • Chapel of Souls: One of the most iconic churches in Porto
  • Santo Ildefonso Church
Best Instagram Picture spots
  • At sunset on Ponte d. Luiz I
  • Miradouro das Fontaínhas
  • On the iconic tram 1
  • Capela do Senhor da Pedra: A 20-minute train ride from Porto you will find the church on the beach

Are you also a coffee lover like us? We can (or at least don’t want to) start our day without a good coffee. While we were in Porto, our goal was to try all the good cafés and we made a list for you of our favourite cafés:

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