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WHERE TO SLEEP

POUSADA DO PORTOPALÁCIO DO FREIXO

Declared a national monument, this is an Italian baroque-style building. The rooms are modern.

 

EN 108, Porto

Tel. (+351) 225 311 000

 

www.pestana.com

INTER CONTINENTAL PORTO PALÁCIO DAS CARDOSAS

Steps away from the famous Aliados Avenue, it is a classically elegant luxury hotel.

 

Praça da Liberdade, 25, Porto

Tel. (+351) 220 035 600

 

www.ihg.com/intercontinental

HOTEL TEATRO

Part of the Design Hotels collection, it is integrated into a theatrical, intimate setting.

 

R. Sá da Bandeira, 84, Porto

Tel. (+351) 220 409 620

 

www.hotelteatro.pt

THE YEATMAN

Owned by Taylor’s. For three centuries, Port wine has been a tradition for this prestigious family. A handsome tribute to wine. You can even sleep in a barrel!

 

R. do Choupelo, Vila Nova de Gaia

Tel. (+351) 220 133 100

 

www.the-yeatman-hotel.com

CASA DA CALÇADA

A warm family welcome in a charming hotel in the historic heart of Amarante. The restaurant is highly recommended.

 

Largo do Paço, 6, Amarante

Tel. (+351) 255 410 830

 

www.casadacalcada.com

MORGADIO DA CALÇADA

A stately home turned into a wine tourism facility where everyone practices the art of fine entertaining.

 

Provesende, Sabrosa, Vial Real

Tel. (+351) 254 732 218

 

www.morgadiodacalcada.com

QUINTA DO VALLADO

One feels the presence of the Ferreirinha, a legendary figure of the Porto region. A manor and a modern wing are at your disposal, as well as a restaurant. Be sure to visit the store wine cellar.

 

Vilarinho dos Freires, Peso da Régua

Tel. (+351) 254 323 147

 

www.quintadovallado.com

SIX SENSES DOURO VALLEY

Renovated and managed by a new owner. The rooms are soberly elegant with a great view of the river and the forest. The spa is undeniably the crown jewel.

 

Quinta Vale de Abrão, Samodães

Tel. (+351) 254 660 600

 

www.sixsenses.com

WHERE TO EAT

PEDRO LEMOS

Chef Pedro Lemos’ creative and daring dishes have earned him a star in the Michelin Guide.

 

R. Padre Luís Cabral, 974, Porto

Tel. (+351) 220 115 986

 

www.sixsenses.com

CANTINHO DO AVILLEZ

One of chef José Avillez’s restaurants; a more informal version.

 

R. Mouzinho da Silveira, 166, Porto

Tel. (+351) 223 227 879

 

cantinhodoavillez.pt

DOP

Tasting or à la carte menu, with chef Rui Paula’s offerings.

 

Largo S. Domingos, 18, Palácio das Artes, Porto

Tel. (+351) 222 014 313

CASA ALEIXO

Traditional cuisine. The ultimate in the house: octopus fillets accompanied by octopus rice

 

R. da Estação, 216, Porto

Tel. (+351) 225 370 4610

PAPARICO

A Portuguese house with a rustic look. Simple and well-presented cooking.

 

R. de Costa Cabral, 2343, Porto

Tel. (+351) 225 400 548

CASA DE CHÁ DA BOA NOVA

Restaurant on the seafront with exceptional architecture by Álvaro Siza Vieira. Chef Rui Paula is in charge of the cooking. A unique experience for all the senses.

 

Tel. (+351) 229 940 08

 

www.ruipaula.com

RESTAURANTE THE YEATMANU

A reinterpretation of regional dishes prepared by chef Ricardo Costa, who has one star in the Michelin Guide. Excellent wines. Dinners only.

 

R. do Choupelo, Vila Nova de Gaia

Tel. (+351) 220 133 100

 

www.the-yeatman-hotel.com

VINUM – RESTAURANT & WINE BAR

Located in a 19th century port wine cellar, a spot where you can enjoy many appetizers.

 

R. Agro, 141 (Grahams Port Lodge),Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto

Tel. (+351) 220 930 417

 

www.vinumatgrahams.com

LARGO DO PAÇO

An award-winning restaurant, where presentation is key. The tasting menu is an experience not to be missed!

 

Casa da Calçada, Largo do Paço, 6, Amarante

Tel. (+351) 255 410 830

 

www.largodopaco.com

DOC

Fine dining in a building with a modern design, located between Regua and Pinhão, in an idyllic setting beside the river.

 

EN 222, Folgosa do Douro

Tel. (+351) 254 858 123

 

ruipaula.com

PLACES TO VISIT

FUNDAÇÃO DE SERRALVES

This includes a Contemporary Art Museum, with some major exhibitions, the Casa de Serralves, and the surrounding park. See the schedule.

 

www.serralves.pt

JARDINS DO PALÁCIO DE CRISTAL

Built in the 19th century, with several themed areas, fountains and statues.

ESTAÇÃO DE SÃO BENTO

Go in and admire the traditional glazed ceramic tiles (azulejos).

LIVRARIA LELLO & IRMÃO

Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world. A place particularly popular with tourists.

 

www.livrarialello.pt

MERCADO DO BOLHÃO

The most famous market in Porto. Traditional businesses. Closed on Sundays.

 

R. da Formosa, 214, Porto

CAIS DA RIBEIRA DO PORTO

Located in the historic centre, it is one of the oldest and most classic places in Porto. Window overlooking the River Douro and Vila Nova de Gaia.

NIGHTLIFE

JÉROBOAM – MAISONS DE CHAMPAGNE

See the show programming. Visit and admire the architecture of Rem Koohlaas.

 

www.jeroboam.pt

EXPERIENCES

DOURO AZUL CRUISES

 

www.douroazul.com

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