Highlights in Porto

Highlights in Porto during a Mediterranean cruise

Porto Cathedral

  • Porto Cathedral in Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque style
  • located in the historical centre of Porto
  • completed in 1737
  • flanked by two square towers

Old Ribiera district

  • Located along the Douro river
  • World Heritage Site by UNESCO
  • with lots of charming houses, cafes and restaurants

Luís I Bridge

  • metal arch bridge between the cities of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia
  • 172 m long
  • opened on 31 October 1886
  • on a top deck is the Metro do Porto (Line D) and a pedestrian walkway

Porto wineries

  • producers of port wine
  • the most famous port wines are: Graham's, Taylor's, Sandeman and Dow's
  • cellars and tastings