Porto, Portugal Travel Guide

Last Updated: Dec 2022

The vast majority of visitors to Portugal head straight to Lisbon, but a clear second place for cultural travelers is Porto. Famously the birthplace of port wine, Porto is mainly an industrial city, but it’s becoming increasingly popular with tourists as well, partly because of the excellent value combined with pleasant weather.

Why Visit Porto

Porto Facts

Population 237,000
Area 1,400,000
Timezone UTC0
Currency Euro
Airports Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO)

Where to eat and drink in Porto

Budget breakfastBreakfasts are often included with your room or bed. If not, finding a local cafe will be easy.$4.35 - $7.61
Budget lunchThere's very little fast food or take-away in Porto, but budget options are there if you look.$5.43 - $9.78
Budget dinnerAssuming this is your big meal of the day, you can get good continental cuisine all over the city.$9.78 - $18.48
Beer (pint)There are many pubs to choose from. If you go to a nightclub, you'll find that the prices are higher.$4.35 - $6.52
Port (glass)Good local port wine can be cheap, but the best aged stuff can be extremely expensive.$2.17 - $9.78
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When to visit Porto

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

Porto Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:37am6:47pm
21 Jun6:02am9:11pm
21 Sep7:20am7:34pm
21 Dec7:56am5:09pm

Where to stay in Porto

Porto Hotel Seasons

Porto Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar23.91 - 67.39
starstarstarstarstar44.57 - 98.91
starstarstarstarstar73.91 - 144.57
starstarstarstarstar84.78 - 163.04
starstarstarstarstar190.22 - 239.13
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Porto Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed13.04 - 28.26

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