Outdoor Activities in Porto

Outdoor activities in Porto are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Porto comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Porto and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Porto has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Porto.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Porto:

  1. #1 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 2709 itineraries
    Rail Station Sao Bento

    Tags: Trail, Historical Site, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: Praca de Almeida Garrett, 4000-069 Portugal

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Rail Station Sao Bento is one of the most beautiful stations in the world. It was built in the early 1900s. It was built on the site of a 16th century Benedictine monastery ‘Sao Bento do Ave Mar...Read more

  2. #2 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 2718 itineraries
    Zona Ribeirinha

    Tags: Bar, River, Bridge, Food And Drinks

    Address: Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Zona Ribeirinha has something to match the taste and mood of all its visitors. Think of it as the Venice of Portugal. Porto truly comes alive on this bustling river side on the banks of Duoro. It also...Read more

  3. #3 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 2437 itineraries
    Clerigos Tower

    Tags: View Point, Tourist Center, Tower

    Address: Rua Senhor Filipe de Nery, 4050-546 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Clerigos Tower, the tall bell tower at Clerigos Church, dominates the skyline of Porto. At the time of its completion in 1763, it was the tallest structure in Portugal. This imposing masterpiece is th...Read more

  4. #4 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 2439 itineraries
    Palacio Da Bolsa

    Tags: Architecture , Unesco Site

    Address: Rua Ferreira Borges, 4050-253 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Palacio da Bolsa served as a stock exchange building in the 1800s. The Neoclassical style façade of the Palacio da Bolsa dates back to the 19th century. Even though the general structure of the...Read more

  5. #5 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 1912 itineraries
    Rua Santa Catarina

    Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment, Street Market, Shopping Center

    Address: Rua de Santa Catarina, 4000 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Visit Porto’s busiest shopping street. Rua Santa Catarina has been in existence since the 18th century and now has largely been converted into a pedestrian walkway. The street serves as a centra...Read more

  6. #6 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 2226 itineraries
    Sao Francisco Church

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Rua do Infante Dom Henrique, 4050-297 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Never judge a church by its exterior! Sao Francisco Church’s 14th century Gothic façade is an appealing but humble guise for the absolutely stunning interiors. The architectural elements ...Read more

  7. #7 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 861 itineraries
    Serralves

    Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Exhibition

    Address: Rua Dom Joao de Castro 210, 4150-417 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Serralves is a beacon of contemporary art and architecture not just in Portugal but all over the world. Serralves is an institution consisting of a Contemporary Art museum, a park and an auditorium. A...Read more

  8. #8 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 2230 itineraries
    Episcopal Palace Of Porto

    Tags: Tour, Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Terreiro da Se, 4050-573 Oporto, Portugal

    Episcopal Palace served as residence for the bishops of Porto until the 19th century. The original palace was constructed around 12th century and considerable additions and changes were made to the st...Read more

  9. #9 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 2047 itineraries
    Funicular Dos Guindais

    Tags: View Point

    Address: Av. Gustavo Eiffel, 4050-297 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The original funicular was created in 1891 but had to soon be shut down after an accident. As Porto grew into a large city, the funicular railway was introduced in 2004 with a purpose of improving pub...Read more

  10. #10 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 1372 itineraries
    Livraria Lello

    Tags: Library, Educational Site

    Address: Rua das Carmelitas 144, 4050-161 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    If you have ever yearned for the library and staircases at Hogwarts, you would not dare to miss Livraria Lello at Porto. It is one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal and was recently classified as t...Read more

  11. #11 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 1320 itineraries
    Mercado Do Bolhao

    Tags: Outdoors, Market, Shopping Center

    Address: Rua de Fernandes Tomas, 4000-214 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    When you find yourself immersed in the Bolhao shopping experience, it becomes hard to imagine that the place used to be a marshland not so long ago! You’ve seen the old and the new monuments of ...Read more

  12. #12 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 963 itineraries
    Church Of Santa Clara

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Largo 1º de Dezembro, 4000-404 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Although smaller than the Sao Francisco Church, the Church of Santa Clara puts up a stiff competition when it comes to architectural finesse and grandeur. The church dates back to the 15th century and...Read more

  13. #13 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 806 itineraries
    Soares Dos Reis National Museum

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Rua D. Manuel II 44, 4050-342 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Soares dos Reis National Museum is a picture of elegance and tremendous beauty – inside and out. The museum was founded in 1911 and happens to be Portugal’s first art museum. It is hou...Read more

  14. #14 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 908 itineraries
    Dom Luis Bridge

    Tags: Landmark, River, Bridge, Walking Area

    Address: Ponte Luis I, Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At first sight, the Dom Luis Bridge appears to be a prototype of the Eiffel Tower. The thought hits you even without prior knowledge of the fact that the chief engineer, Teophile Seyrig, had previousl...Read more

  15. #15 of 82 Outdoors Activities in Porto
    - Used in 7 itineraries
    Chapel Of Souls

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Rua de Santa Catarina 428, 4000-068 Porto, Portugal

    The Chapel Of Souls or Capela Das Almas boasts of the stunning facade made of white and blue tiles that depict the scenes from the life of saints including Saint Catherine and Saint Francis of Assisi....Read more