Your lovely Porto travel: Holiday villa Porto & Porto apartments
The second largest city in Portugal and located in the Costa Verde region, this city will keep you entertained with the many activities and places to see located within its city boundaries. However you choose to spend your time in this fabulous city, a stay in one of our Porto apartments or a villa Porto will serve as the perfect base, offering luxury, comfort and above all great locations. Whichever district you settle upon, we're certain that you'll fall in love with this Southern European city. When it was designated European Capital of Culture status in 2001, the city underwent a cultural revolution. Already boasting a deep history and grand architectural designs, the town-planners of Porto decided to look to the future, creating interesting buildings, monuments and exhibitions which would contrast and complement the existing structures in this harbour city. More than a decade later, the modernist buildings have lost none of their contemporary edge and are well worth a visit during your Porto travel.
Porto accommodation - villa Porto & apartment Porto
Angelo de Sousa's inimitable minimalist sculpture located on the Avenida da Boavista adds a much welcomed splash of colour to an otherwise drab and indistinguishable business park. Other contemporary must-see creations include the cutting edge Casa da Musica. Comissioned off the back of Porto's Culture Capital status, it was completed in 2005 to much acclaim within the architectural community. Not without good reason is it considered to be one of the most important concert halls of our times. A must see in your villa Porto holidays. Take a journey back in time to appreciate where it all began. The classically inspired architecture around the Avenida dos Aliados or which adorns the iconic Majestic Cafe harks back to Porto's golden era, when the region gained its important status through trade and through the gigantic port that gave the sea-faring city its name and its reputation. Also known as the city of bridges, you'll get a great view of Porto's old town and its diverse Baroque, Neoclassic and Romantic architecture from the impressive bridges which span the Douro River. If heights aren't your thing, then enjoy the vista from your Porto apartment balcony.
Porto travel - lovely Porto villas & Porto apartments
The old town really is the place to be in Porto. You're guaranteed a great time wherever you stay, but if it's breathtaking scenery and romantic riverside strolls that you're after, then you'd do well to book one of our gorgeous villas Porto old town. Surrounded by the city's oldest houses, you'll find yourselves but a stones throw from the best sights Porto has to offer. Oporto Cathedral is the city's oldest surviving structure, a 15th-century delight which has recently been bestowed with UNESCO World Heritage Site status. You'll never be short of things to do in this brilliant city. A highlight amongst our Porto travel writers, book one of our Porto apartments or choose a spacious villa Porto to secure the Porto accommodation of your dreams now. You won't be disappointed.
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