Porto: Fly & Drive
Unleash your wanderlust with our irresistible package that includes a rental car!
Why we love this deal:
- Freedom to explore: Unlock the freedom to venture beyond the city limits and discover the hidden treasures of Porto's surrounding regions.
- Convenience and flexibility: Enjoy the convenience of having a rental car at your disposal, allowing you to create your own itinerary and explore Portugal's north at your own pace.
- Off-the-beaten-path adventures: Escape the tourist hotspots and embark on off-the-beaten-path adventures, uncovering secret gems that are only accessible by car.
- Time efficiency: Maximize your time by avoiding the hassle of public transportation and reaching your desired destinations quickly and efficiently.
- Authentic local experiences available: Embrace the joy of spontaneous discoveries as you stumble upon charming villages, picturesque landscapes, and authentic local experiences.
- Culinary exploration: Indulge in the freedom to dine at hidden local eateries and wineries, savoring the flavors of Porto's renowned cuisine and world-class Port wine.
- Customizable: Add more nights to your stay or even local excursions!
Arrival in Porto. Pick up the car rental at the airport.
Suggestion for the day:
- Explore Porto's historic center, including landmarks like São Bento Station, Clérigos Tower, and Livraria Lello
- Wander through the charming streets of Ribeira and enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Douro River
- Visit the Porto Cathedral (Sé do Porto) and enjoy panoramic views from its terrace
- Indulge in a traditional Portuguese dinner at a local restaurant: why not a francesinha?
Suggestion for the day (Douro Valley Wine Experience):
- Take a day trip to the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its vineyards and stunning landscapes
- Visit vineyards and wine estates, and enjoy wine tastings of the famous Porto wine
- Cruise along the Douro River and admire the terraced vineyards and picturesque villages
- Optionally, visit the Douro Museum in Peso da Régua to learn about the region's wine production
Suggestion for the day (Guimarães & Braga):
- Drive to Guimarães, the birthplace of Portugal, and explore its historic center, including Guimarães Castle and the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza
- Visit Braga, known as the "Rome of Portugal," and explore its historic churches, such as Bom Jesus do Monte and Sé de Braga
- Enjoy traditional Portuguese cuisine in one of the local restaurants
Suggestion for the day (Aveiro & Costa Nova):
- Drive to Aveiro, known as the "Venice of Portugal," and take a boat ride along its picturesque canals
- Explore the colorful houses and stunning beaches of Costa Nova
- Taste the local specialty, ovos moles, a sweet egg-based treat
- Return to Porto and relax in one of the riverside cafes
Suggestion for the day (Matosinhos & Foz do Douro):
- Visit Matosinhos, a coastal town famous for its seafood and beautiful beaches
- Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch at one of the local restaurants
- Explore Foz do Douro, a charming neighborhood where the Douro River meets the Atlantic Ocean
- Take a relaxing walk along the waterfront promenade and enjoy sunset views
Suggestion for the day (Braga & Gerês National Park):
- Return to Braga and explore more of its historic center
- Head to Gerês National Park, known for its stunning natural beauty and hiking trails
- Enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming in waterfalls, or simply taking in breathtaking views
- Experience traditional Portuguese cuisine at a local restaurant
Drop the rental car at the airport.
*itinerary presented is a suggestion and the length of stay may vary. All tours are suggestions unless specifically stated.
About the Destination:
Discover Porto's captivating charms, where history, vibrant architecture, and a lively atmosphere converge. This UNESCO World Heritage Site entices with:
- Colorful azulejos and a blend of old and modern architecture.
- A picturesque riverfront overlooking the mouth of the Douro River.
- Unforgettable experiences like wine cellar tours and tastings of the renowned Porto wine.
- Breathtaking boat cruises along the Douro River, revealing stunning landscapes.
- An enchanting medieval city center, perfect for leisurely strolls through charming alleyways.
- Extravagant baroque churches, picturesque Ribeira, and the awe-inspiring Livraria Lello.
Embrace the allure of Porto and immerse yourself in its rich history and remarkable urban landscape.