Pensions in Porto
Porto is the second largest city in Portugal, and is located in the Northern region of the country. Thanks to it's rich and significant history stretching back to the 4th century AD, Porto was awarded World Heritage Status by UNESCO. The best way to start your trip in Porto is to orient yourself in the city. Take the Funicular dos Guindais, or cable railway, up the steep streets in the Ribiera section of town, and arrive in Batalha square. From Batalha, you can see across the entire city, and enjoy scenic views below of the Duoro River. Alternatively, take the panoramic elevator, called Ascensor da Ribeira, to a similar destination for incredible vistas on the city of Porto. Porto lends it's name to the alcoholic beverage Port, to be sure to try some while you are in the city. There are several wine cellars that allows for taste testing, and can sell you a few bottles as souvenirs as well. Several wonderful museums and art galleries exist in the city, the best of which include the Fundação de Serralves, Soares dos Reis, and Centro Português de Fotografia.
Stay at a pension in Porto for an authentic holiday experience!
On your next holiday, skip the chain hotels with their impersonal rooms, and consider staying at a pension in the destination city of your choice. Wimdu has a simple to use website that helps travelers to book pensions and have a more authentic stay. Just visit the Wimdu website, and browse the vast selection of accommodation options available. Imagine an inclusive morning meal at a pension, where you can ask your host about the city of Porto. Use their local knowledge to find the best local restaurants, bars, and local attractions.