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Price and Availability Index Porto
Holiday Letting Price Information in Porto
This graph displays average prices of the holiday cottages and holiday apartments located in Porto. Prices rise in August and reach an average of £94 a night (04/08 - 11/08), making it the most expensive time to book a rental in the next 12 months. The week with the lowest average prices is in February (23/02 - 02/03).
Holiday Home Availability Information in Porto
Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in Porto. The most challenging week to find a letting in the next twelve months is in June (23/06 - 30/06). On the contrary, you will find the highest number of available rentals in a week of November (10/11 - 17/11).
The weather in Porto
This is the climate diagram in Porto. July is the warmest month of the year in Porto with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 24°. No heat wave is expected in February, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 6° low. Bring your umbrella in January, the rainiest month of the year!
Discover the magic of Portugal with Porto holiday lettings
Located on the banks of the Douro River, Porto is considered the country's second city after Lisbon, boasting some of the best cultural attractions, nightlife, and shopping that the country has to offer. A holiday apartment in Porto will put you at the heart of the action and within easy reach of the pretty Ribiera, excellent markets, and many museums.
Food and drink in Porto
Portuguese cuisine is hearty, known for big portions of excellent home-style cooking. Meat and fish are both popular and served with potatoes and vegetables and a range of sauces. International food is also readily available in cosmopolitan Porto. Many of the best restaurants in Porto are located in the vicinity of Matosinhos; its shoreside location offering some of the freshest seafood around.
Those on a budget should head to Café Santiago or Chien Qui Fum; the latter is considered one of the best restaurants in town, and offers wallet-friendly prices and huge portions, to boot. For a more upscale affair, try the opulent Café Majestic or traditional Campo Alegre. Don't forget to try something sweet when you visit Porto — local bakeries have a range of pastries at typically very affordable prices.
Arts and culture in Porto
The famous and much-photographed area near the river is known as the Ribeira. It's an excellent site from which to get oriented in the city in addition to being a beautiful, UNESCO protected area. Mercado do Bolhão is a lively food market here, with a range of restaurants and stalls, and offers a great local experience.
If you're an architecture buff, be sure to head to the Palace of the Stock Exchange, also known as Palacio da Bolsa, and Torre dos Clerigos. The former is a mishmash of styles partly inspired by the Alhambra, and the latter has excellent views from the top of the exterior stairs.
Excursions from Porto
There are many fantastic day trips all within easy reach of your Porto accommodation. Espinho and Gaia are two of the best local beaches in the area, to which visitors and locals flock in summer to cool off. If you'd prefer something a little more green, Gerês National Park has stunning scenery and plenty of wildlife. It's perfect for keeping the kids busy. Many parts are shaded if you want to cool off away from the beach for a few hours.
The Douro Valley if famous for its production of port wine. About a three and a half hour drive from Porto, you can take a day trip around the region either by car or by boat ride on the Douro River, and explore the local villages and centuries-old vineyards.
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