Things to do

Have you ever tried organic olive oil?

At 73 Rua Ferreira Borges in downtown Porto, you’ll find Fábrica do Azeite, which showcases organic olive oil from Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro. The main attraction is a compact mill that allows visitors to see how olives are transformed into … Read More

Do you know what Porto’s secret sweet is?

One of the best desserts in town is the éclair 🙂 Leitaria da Quinta do Paço has a rich history that combines tradition and innovation. The tradition dates back over 100 years when the company started producing milk and its … Read More

Porto as one of the best cultural destinations in the world

One of the most beautiful stations in the world

São Bento Railway Station (Estação de São Bento) in Porto, Portugal, is one of the city’s most iconic landmarks and a masterpiece of architecture. It was designed by the Portuguese architect José Marques da Silva and opened to the public … Read More

Who was Marques da Silva?

José Marques da Silva (1869–1947) was a Portuguese architect renowned for his contributions to the field of architecture, particularly during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Porto, Portugal, Marques da Silva played a significant role in the … Read More

Citröen E-Mehari a free spirit

Porto and the Port Wine

Some say port was invented by British merchants looking to replace French claret, wich was boycotted during wars with France in the 17th century. By adding a little brandy to the local red Douro, they found the wine sufficiently fortified … Read More

The city’s delicious sandwich

The Francesinha – One of the most famous sandwiches in the world! One of the stories or legends, dates back to the period of the Peninsular Wars, supposedly the soldiers of Napoleon’s army used to make a bread sandwich where … Read More

The oldest coffee shop in town

“The Porta do Olival café is the oldest establishment of its kind still operating in Porto. It is known that it was already active in 1853, in the same place where it still is. It is, therefore, as if it … Read More

The most beautiful street in the city

Between 1521 and 1525 took place the works for the opening of the street Santa Catarina das Flores, today known only as Rua das Flores. Starting at Largo de São Domingos and ending in front of the current São Bento … Read More

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