Places of Interest

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Places of Interest

Due our location, you will find in a radius of 1km numerous places of interest to visit.

You can spend more than 1 week in Porto without having to use any kind of transportation, making all your visits on foot.

The city of Porto has been several times considered as the Best European Destination and Emerging Best Destination.

Here are some places of interest that we recommend you to visit, most of them you can visit without resorting to transportation:

Porto City Hall

Avenida dos Aliados

Clérigos Tower

Historical Café Guarany

Historical Café Majestic

São Bento Station

São Bento Station - Interior

Cathedral of Porto

Chappel of Souls

Lello Bookstore

Portuguese Photography Center

Carmo/Carmelitas Church

Stock Exchange Palace

Bolhão Market

Pérola do Bolhão

Santo Ildefonso Church

Crystal Palace

São Francisco Church

Ribeira do Porto - D. Luís Bridge

Ribeira Gaia - Port Wine Caves

Dragão Stadium - FCP

Casa da Música

Foz (river mouth) do Porto

City Park - By the Sea

Other Places of Interest:

- Teatro Nacional S. João
- Teatro Rivoli
- Coliseu do Porto
- Casa das Artes
- City tours in Porto
- Alfândega e Museu do Elétrico
- Funicular dos Guindais

- Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis
- Museu de Arte Contemporânea - Fundação de Serralves
- Museu Romântico
- Passeio Alegre - Foz do Porto
- SEA LIFE Porto Aquarium
- Matosinhos, Beaches and Porto de Leixões
- Leça da Palmeira, Beaches and Works by Siza Vieira

Ribeira do Porto at 15 min. walking distance
- Traditional stores Lojas de tradição
- Ponte Dom Luís
- Tours by boat on the Douro River

Ribeira de Gaia at 20 min. walking distance
- Caves do Vinho do Porto
- Teleférico de Gaia
- Casa do Infante and Serra do Pilar


Historical Café Guarany at 5 min. walking distance
With live music
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Histórical Café Majestic
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Galerias de Paris, at 6 min. walking distance
- Bar é pra poncha
- Bar We Love Porto
- Discoteca Twins
- Etc. ...

As you can see, there are many reasons to have a good time in Porto, make your reservation now...

Calendar / Events

19 of July

Porto Capital of Tourism

Tourism Porto city - After being considered the Best European Destination in 2014, the city of Porto led the ranking of Best Emerging Destination in Europe in 2015 and is in third place worldwide...

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20 of October

Prime Location

The Vera Cruz Porto Downtown Hotel has an excellent location, in the historical center of the city of Porto. Next to the Hotel there is a great diversity of historical and cultural monuments that you can visit without resorting to other means of transportation.

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12 of November

Excellence Award 2016

It is with great satisfaction that Turismo de Portugal congratulates A. B. B. Lda. (Vera Cruz Porto Downtown Hotel) for its distinction as PME Excellence 2016! PME Excellence is a model of orientation that is followed by other companies in their quest for success.

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