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Porto
Aliados Station at 100 m Porto Metro

Tourist information to better experience the city

Porto, the "Invicta" city, invites you to discover through its streets and alleys, the magic of the people and their customs and beauty of its buildings. The city that has become updated with the world but without losing its historical identity and personality.

Here is some useful information for your visit on this page:

The weather in the City

Spring
SPRING
Summer
SUMMER
Autumn
AUTUMN
Winter
WINTER
Minimum 11ºC
Maximum 18ºC
Minimum 15ºC
Maximum 26ºC
Minimum 9ºC
Maximum 15ºC
Minimum 6ºC
Maximum 14ºC

What to visit

Port Wine Institute - everything related to one of the most famous wines in the world (includes info about visits to the cellars)
Port Wine Cellars - visit the cellars, taste the wine, deepen your knowledge
Sandeman - famous Port wine
Real Companhia Velha - famous Port wine
Palácio da Bolsa - tourist hot spot in Porto
Casa do Infante - birthplace of Prince D. Henrique, The Navigator
São Bento station - inaugurated on the 7th of November of 1896
Clérigos Tower - considered by many the ex-libris of Porto
Porto Sé Cathedral - Cathedral Square
Majestic Café - historic café of Porto
Livraria Lello - traditional bookshop
São Francisco Church - built in 1383 and finished in 1410
Serralves Foundation - museum, library, garden... a must-see place for those who pass over here
Soares dos Reis National Museum - exhibitions of portuguese painting and sculpture from the 19th and 20th centuries
Bolhão Market - most important market in the city of Porto
Botanical Garden - areas of gardens and lakes with aquatic plants
Casa da Música - universe of music and concert hall
Palácio de Cristal (Crystal Palace) - exhibition and events centre

Schedules

Shops
Weekdays from 9 am to 13 pm and from 3 pm to 7 pm, but some shops stay open at lunch-time. On Saturdays, from January to November, shops generally close at 1 pm, though some shops in the city center may stay open in the afternoon. In December, shops are open Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 7 pm. In shopping centers, opening hours are longer, usually from 10 am till midnight.

Banks
Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 3 pm

Pharmacies
Weekdays from 9 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 7 pm
Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm
When closed, all pharmacies indicate the nearest Emergency Pharmacy, where service is available 24 hours a day.

Post Office
Post Offices are open between 8 am and 9 pm on weekdays. On Saturdays, Sundays and public Holidays they open at 9 am and close at 6 pm. The central and Airport post offices are open on Saturdays. The Post Office on the Avenida dos Aliados is open from Monday to Saturday.

Health

The Emergency Health Services at Hospitals must only be used in serious situations (serious injuries, intoxications, burns, heart attacks, strokes, respiratory problems, etc.). In order to access the health services, EU citizens not resident in Portugal must have their passport or ID card, form E112 and the European Health Insurance Card.

Useful Links

TAP - information regarding Portugal's Official Airline
ANA - Aeroportos - information regarding flights in Portugal
LowCost Portugal - suggestions on cheaper flights from Faro, Funchal, Lisbon and Porto
Brisa - information on motorways in Portugal
STCP - routes and timetables of buses
CP - train routes and timetables
Rede Expressos - national inter-city bus routes and timetables
Babelfish - translation services, including portuguese-english and vice versa
XE - exchange information
Mappy - interactive maps
RTP - public television station
SIC and TVI - private television stations
TSF, RFM and Rádio Comercial - leading radio stations in Portugal
Immigration and Borders Service
Globalbagtag - a label associated with a secure database is all you need to find lost luggage
Staralliance - travel around the World
ChocoTelegram - send telegrams in the form of chocolate



Services at your disposal

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Av. dos Aliados - Entrance: Rua Elísio de Melo, 27, 2nd floor - 4000-196 Porto - PORTUGAL  |  GPS: 41º 08' 52.28 N - 8º 36' 42.09 W
Metro: Yellow Line (D) - Aliados Station
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