Porto and The North Holidays

The Northern region of Portugal offers an incredibly beautiful contrast to the Algarve. Here the vegetation is abundant and green year round and since most of its towns and villages are of medieval origin (at least!) if cultural architectonic landmarks is what you are looking for, you won’t be disappointed. This region is also well known for its ... Read more
wines and gastronomy, home to the ‘Vinho Verde’ as well as to the world-famous Port wine. The coastal road will take you on a wonderful trip through spectacular landscapes, rivers, waterfalls and a magical feel throughout. Away from mass tourism and big crowds, this is a region still to be discovered. From nature trails, to enchanting cities, delicious gastronomy, wines of excellent quality and a charming population, famous for their hospitality… There is always more than one reason to visit the North of Portugal.

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Porto and the North of Portugal is best in the summertime (May to September) when it’s sunny and warm with highs in the upper 60s and 70s Fahrenheit (upper teens and 20s Celsius). Temperatures are most ... Read more
comfortable on the coast since sea breezes cool things down; however, venturing inland can get quite hot. Festivals also abound in the summer, which can book up hotels that have inflated their rates for summer visitors. This area gets cooler and rainier as the months roll on into winter with highs in the 50s and 60s Fahrenheit (teens Celsius). The rains continue through April. However, if you don’t mind the drizzle, a visit might be well worth it since you’ll score big savings on your hotel.

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