The Portuguese city of Porto
is well known for giving its name to the world renown Port Wine, it is also a very important tourist destination seeing many international travelers each year. Depending on the length of your stay in Porto, there are a few things that you'll surely not want to miss, and as such employing our Porto car hire services while in the city will greatly enhance your experience.
Most international travelers, unless they're already in the country on a tour of the region, will be landing at the local airport, known as Oporto Airport
. The great and convenient thing being that if you plan to rent a car from us you can pick it up from our Oporto Airport
car rental services at an hour that you specify.
One good starting point to exploring Porto
is the Boavista area, this is a great introduction to the area as it features the most recent and modern cultural space of the city, namely the Casa da Musica. Still on Boavista Avenue, heading towards the sea you will reach the Serralves Museum and Gardens. This is where you can find a wonderful exhibition of both Portuguese and International contemporary art and if you're visiting you should definitely take the opportunity to visit the gardens.
While you're in the downtown area make sure to hit up some of the city's landmarks such as the Carmo Church
, the Tower of Clerigos
or the S. Joao Theater
. While in the area make sure not to miss taking a walk through Miguel Bombarda Street
which is heavily populated with art galleries.
For the night lovers, one should not miss the Galeria de Paris Street which acts as a meeting point in the city for many locals. This area is very cosmopolitan and this means that many visitors to the city will naturally gather here in order to have some fun.
These are a few of the things that you can see while in Porto, make sure to employ our Porto car hire services in order to explore this city and its surroundings in more detail.