Porto is an ancient beautiful city situated in the north of Portugal, facing the Atlantic Ocean and on the right bank of river Douro. Porto is the second largest city of the country and one of the most beautiful in Europe. In 2001, Porto was the European Cultural Capital and was elected the Best European Destination in 2012.
Porto has a truly unique appearance and its historic center (Ribeira) has already been classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. The ‘granite city’ is also known for its striking bridges and the much celebrated Port wine, which is stored and savoured by wine lovers all over the world.