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Geography and location Geography and location
PortoPorto, with an area of 45km2 and population of about 240 thousand, is the second biggest city in the country. It is known as the capital of the...
The Ways The Ways
​There is a vast network of pilgrimage roads and paths to the shrine of the apostle St. James which snake and consolidate themselves throughout almost...
Useful information Useful information
​SignpostingThe Portuguese Way is identified by a yellow arrow painted on a variety of backgrounds: walls, posts and even trees. Another associated ...
Pilgrim Pilgrim
The staff, bag and hatThe status of pilgrim is something which applies to the one who “vay peregrinar, o que anda fora da sua patria” (1) or, to be ...
City of Porto City of Porto
​This is one of Europe's oldest tourist destinations. Its wealth of artistic heritage, Port Wine, open-air leisure spaces and cultural life are just s...
Baroque architecture Baroque architecture
Baroque is reflected in Porto in innumerable expressive buildings of civil and religious architecture. Architects such as António Pereira and Nicolau ...
Protestant Religious Communities Protestant Religious Communities
​Together, the protestant religious communities, whether Lutheran, Zwinglianist, Calvinist or Anglican, make up the reformed church.  The reformation ...
The German The German
​The first visitorsIn 1147 several boats with German and Flemish crusaders passed by Porto. The crusaders were persuaded by the city’s bishop to hel...
Tradition Tradition
The Porto inhabitants love to recreate traditions and customs, recovering old practices and ways of living. The popular festivals, food and wine are a...
Great Wine Capitals Network: A world of excellence! Great Wine Capitals Network: A world of excellence!
The  Great Wine Capitals Network (GWC) gathers nine cities with internationally renowned wine regions:Adelaide (Australia)Bilbao (Rioja - Spain)...
Porto Porto's São João
​The São João festivities in Porto already stand as a landmark for life in the city and are experienced by more and more tourists and visitors each ye...
Food Food
Porto’s gastronomy is a mirror of its cultural diversity. There are several stories about it, several legends told from generation to generation, whic...