Porto Itinerary 3 Days

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3 Days in Porto - Perfect 72 Hours Guide

Often overshadowed by Lisbon, Porto is a captivating city in Portugal that wonderfully fuses traditions with modernity. Home to architectural wonders as well as known for breathtaking natural beauty, Porto is a quaint old town with an easy and carefree vibe. Know the best ways to explore Porto in 72 hours with the help of this Porto Itinerary 3 Days.

What to see in 3 days in Porto?

Day 1 in Porto

Kickstart the first day of your Porto trip with an interesting walk along the Avenida Dos Aliados, which is a striking boulevard that forms the heart of Porto. This bustling street up to the Câmara Municipal do Porto, or the City hall, which is famous for its distinctive70 meters high bell tower. In the afternoon, the visitors can pay a visit to the Palácio da Bolsa, a neoclassical complex that acts as the city’s stock exchange. In the evening, hop onto any of the scenic Douro river cruises which take you under various scenic bridges and allows exclusive vantage points of dramatic city scenery.

Day 2 in Porto

On the second day of your visit, start with a trip to The Porto Cathedral and Bishop’s Palace (Sé Do Porto) an originally Romanesque Cathedral that was renovated and given a Baroque look magnificent Then you can head to the Clérigos Church and Tower, a baroque cathedral which is located at the highest point in the old city. In the evening, make your way to the Douro cable car (Teleférico de Gaia) which takes visitors from the river bank to the whitewashed Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar. Perfect to enjoy the views of the setting sun, this ride also gives you an opportunity to enjoy supreme views across the Douro right up to the Ribeira and Porto.

Day 3 in Porto

Begin your visit with a trip to the stunning Ponte Luis I Bridge – a wrought iron bridge connecting Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia across the Douro River. Then you can proceed to Ribeira, which is famous for the Port cellars and is one of the oldest districts in Porto dating back to the Middle Ages. The narrow streets and jam-packed with restaurants and cafes are perfect for a food stroll. When you are in this district, do not forget to visit the UNESCO World Heritage protected Ribeira Square. End your day with a visit to the glorious Sao Bento Train Station. Much more than a transport hub, it is a stunning place which portrays the history of Portugal via the walls decorated with hundreds of glazed tiles.

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