Spring is the ideal time to visit Porto. With the city bursting with life and color, there are a lot of activities to enjoy this time of year that gives us back days with more sunlight and the mild temperatures we have all have been wishing for months.
In this post we’ll dive into the best places to witness the vibrant scenery, relax your spirit, explore the best outdoor spaces, and live like a local during spring. Grab your sun hat, pack your bags, and get ready for one of the best spring getaways.
The banks of the Douro River are one of the best places to enjoy spring. The river, which runs through the heart of the city, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a picturesque setting for a walk through the streets of the old city, with the D. Luís I Bridge in the background. It is also the ideal place to enjoy snacks and refreshing drinks on the esplanades. For those who want to get to know a greater extent of the river, it is possible to take a river cruise and enjoy breathtaking views of vineyards and rolling hills, all in the middle of the flower season.
For those who want to get to know a greater extent of the river, it is possible to take a river cruise and enjoy breathtaking views of vineyards and rolling hills, all in the middle of the flower season.
Palácio de Cristal Gardens
Stroll through the lush Crystal Palace Gardens and enjoy incredible views of the Douro River. This park is home to a variety of exotic plants and flowers that bloom in the spring.
Don’t miss the opportunity to see the majestic Clérigos Tower and the surrounding gardens in full bloom. This iconic landmark offers panoramic views of the city, and is particularly beautiful during spring.
For those who want to explore the coastal area of the invicta city, Foz is a place to include in the bucket list. The Foz area, elected as the best area of Porto in 2021 by Time Out, is perfect for people-watching and enjoying the unobstructed sea views. With a great variety of bars and restaurants, you will have plenty of good reasons to stay.
These are some of the places to make your stay in Porto unforgettable! In this cosmopolitan and welcoming city, which blossoms in spring, there are plenty of options to make the most of the good weather.
The three units of Olivia Singular Houses are located in the city center of Porto with great proximity to these places, turning it possible to enjoy them in a harmonious way.
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