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Porto or Lisbon: what is the best city to visit?

Find out what is the best city to visit: Porto or Lisbon! We compare the weather, safety, prices, cultural activities and more to help you decide.

Best cities in Portugal, close to Porto

Discover some of the best cities in Portugal, from the most well known to some hidden gems that no guide will tell you about.

Fafe, the perfect day trip from Porto

Useful information to plan a day trip from Porto to visit Fafe and the famous village of Aldeia do Pontido, in the Green Wine Region.

Traditional Portuguese carnival in Podence

Discover the amazing traditions of Carnival in Portugal, specifically in a Northeast village called Podence, in Trás os Montes.

Complete guide to Aveiro, the Venice of Portugal

Complete guide to Aveiro, in Portugal. It includes a list of the best hotels in Aveiro and the top activities to do on a day trip.

Top 5 things to do in Guimarães, the cradle city of Portugal

Read my Top 5 things to do in Guimarães, in North of Portugal, for a perfect day discovering the city where the country was founded.

Historical villages in Portugal

Discover the magnificent historical villages in Portugal, an off the beaten path destination close in between Porto and Lisbon.

Belmonte: Jewish Heritage and the Discovery of Brasil

Discover Belmonte's Jewish heritage, an historical village in Portugal with a tiny Jewish community that survived the Inquisition.

Our Tours

Avoid tourist traps and discover authentic places with our local guides.

Wine tour in Douro Valley

Discover the stunning Douro Valley, where Port wine is produced.

/ From 129€ / person
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Half day tour in Porto

Discover the secret stories of Porto.

money From 45€ / person
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Jewish Heritage tour in Porto

Discover the medieval secrets of Porto through its Jewish history.

/ From 49€ / person
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River cruise and wine tour in Douro Valley

Enjoy a Douro river cruise after a fantastic wine tasting.

/ From 119€ / person
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We booked Sara when we first arrived. We saw things we never would have found on our own and Sara helped us to understand the "heart" of Portuguese people. It was a great start to our Porto visit and we were fortunate to have Sara share the time with us!
Brenda Tully
Private tour in Porto