Porto is a superb city with a rich history and prime location to discover hidden gems of the north of Portugal. Stay in one of our Porto apartments and experience these charms for yourself. Stunning architectural masterpieces run through this city´s veins with Porto Cathedral, Clérigos Tower and Sao Francisco Church. Afterwards enjoy some local culture with a visit to La Casa de Música. Or maybe football is more to your liking making a venture to Estádio do Dragao unavoidable. Alternatively you can escape it all and discover the neighbouring towns in the Porto region just by hopping on a train. After a jam-packed day, you deserve a relaxing lie-down, perfect with our Porto accommodation.
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Apartments in Sé
Stay in a Porto apartment in Sé and you will be able to explore the historical side of the city from a prime, central location. Sé is full of beautiful examples of religious architecture with Porto Cathedral a prime example of the masterpieces present in this region. Porto´s largest church will not disappoint with the structure demonstrating a range of architectural styles from Baroque to Gothic dues to the many alterations it has had over the years. Afterwards go on the quest to the find the somewhat hidden Igreja de Santa Clara. This impressive church requires more effort to find, however your hard work will be rewarded once you see the skill and artistry of this wonder.
The city is full of character with narrow medieval streets named after the former trades of the area winding throughout, transporting you through the social history of the city. Rent a Porto apartment in Sé and you could find yourself discovering a piece of this history too. You can´t come to Porto and not experience some of the local traditions such as the Fado houses. We recommend visiting the famous Casa da Mariquinhas, the perfect place to embrace everything that Fado stands for while tucking in to some traditional snacks such as Francesinha. You can also discover the rest of the city from Sé with the city´s main tourist hub, São Bento station present here. This impressive building has historical roots in the city as well as displaying spectacular designs complete with the traditional azulejo tiles. Just jump on a train and you will be transported to any part of the city in a blink of an eye. Porto accommodation in Sé really is for you if you want to discover the historical roots of the city as well as having a prime location perfect for getting to all the sights that the city has to offer.
Accommodation in Vitória
A Porto apartment in Vitória will allow you to experience the heart of the city with a central location perfect for exploring. You can´t come to Vitória and not see an icon of the region; Torre dos Clérigos. Venture inside this beautiful Baroque church before ascending the tower to see a view over the city. The climb up may take a while but the reward at the top is well worth it and is truly out of this world. Afterwards you can discover some other amazing relics of the city with a visit to the Igreja dos Carmelitas. With its azulejo finish and impressive designs reminiscent of the Baroque period, it would be a shame to miss out on this marvellous masterpiece. This striking stunning is close by to another local gem in the form of Livraria Lello & Irmão. Literary enthusiasts will feel at home in this exquisite Art Deco marvel renowned for being the inspiration for JK Rowling when creating the Harry Potter series of books. You can discover all this and much, much more with a stunning Vitória apartment in Porto.
Apartments in Santo Ildefenso
A Santo Ildefenso apartment in Porto is ideal for anyone looking to embrace a spot of culture during their city break. For some highbrow entertainment, Colisey do Porto is the perfect place as this prestigious venue draws the best cultural acts from across the globe, ensuring that a good night out is always achieved. However if the historical elements of the city are what you are searching for then don´t worry as the Igreja de Santo Ildefenso can satisfy this need. After this you must embrace the local tradition and visit Mercado Bolhao to witness the array of fresh produce available before your very eyes. You never know you may find inspiration for your dinner back in your Porto apartment. Or if you´d rather sample some of the local cuisine amongst traditional settings then there is no better place than at Café Majestic, where stylish and traditional dishes are awaiting. A Porto apartment in Santo Ildefenso is highly recommendable for anyone looking for high culture and traditional gems.
Accommodation in São Nicolau
A Porto apartment in São Nicolau is a must if you want to discover the authentic, winding streets that line the Duoro River. You won´t be disappointed by the exceptional architecture of this neighbourhood with religious buildings such as Igreja de São Nicolau and Capela de Nossa Senhora do Ó making their presence known. A visit to São Nicolau will also allow you to take a look into Portugal´s trading and commercial past with a tour of the Palácio da Bolsa an essential stop-off point. With exceptional Neo-classical designs and an interesting insight into Porto´s past, this trip is highly recommended during any short break in Porto. By renting a Porto apartment in São Nicolau, you can rest assure that an interesting adventure will be experienced.
Apartment in Porto – Cedofeita neighbourhood
With Porto accommodation in Cedofeita you can experience the historical centre of the city as well as embracing its cinematic past. From the beautiful designs of the Church of Cedofeita to the modern architectural designs of the parish, this district is able to combine old with new in a seemingly effortless way. However, when it comes to art and culture, Cedofeita is exploding with examples. Start with the famous Casa de Música, where musical concerts are held in a truly magnificent masterpiece of the modern architectural world. Movie buffs will also be impressed in Cedofeita as this area was once the home of the cinematic legend, film director Manoel de Oliveira. Whatever you´re looking for, you will find it in Cedofeita, making it the perfect place to rent a Porto apartment.
Why book with us
Here at Waytostay we will not only offer a wonderful choice of hand-picked apartments throughout the city but also provide support before, during and after your stay. We pride ourselves on our dedicated customer service team who are always happy to help with issues and queries. When a customer indicates a recommendation or a problem with an apartment we will contact the apartment owner and endeavour to find a solution as quickly as possible. Not only this, but we have a multi-lingual team willing to offer any assistance communicating with the owner if they don´t speak your language.
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