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Porto (Portugal)

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors

The city was built along the hills overlooking the Douro river estuary, and its historical center was awarded World Heritage status by UNESCO in 1996. It has been continuously inhabited since at least the 4th Century, when the Romans referred to it as Portus Calle

Porto has a semi-Mediterranean climate, although it's strongly affected by the Atlantic ocean, which makes it cooler than other cities with this climate. However, temperatures can rise as high as 40ºC in August during occasional heat waves. Winters are mild and humid, with occasional cold nights where temperatures can drop below 0ºC.

 

Main attractions in Porto

Porto, PT

Mostly sunny. Mild.

Mostly sunny. Mild.

24 °C

75 °F

Humidity 47%
Wind 19Kph

Sun

Sunny. Mild.

24 °C

75 °F

Mon

Morning clouds. Mild.

22 °C

72 °F

Tue

Sunny. Pleasantly warm.

25 °C

77 °F

Wed

Sunny. Pleasantly warm.

27 °C

81 °F

Thu

Sunny. Pleasantly warm.

30 °C

86 °F

Fri

Sunny. Pleasantly warm.

32 °C

90 °F

General information

Country: Portugal 

Currency: Euro 

Language: Afrikaans / English / Xhosa

Airport: Porto Airport (Francisco Sa Caneiro International Airport Portugal 

Airline: Swiss Airlines 

Time Zone: UTC + 00:00