A holiday rental home in Porto City will put you close to fun activities and interesting attractions. Best of all, no matter what time of year that you visit you will be able to enjoy pleasant weather that is perfect for spending time in the out of doors.
The Duoro River provides the opportunity for a variety of activities. One of the most popular is the river cruises that are offered. You can cruise down the river, enjoy a meal and take in the beauty of the city. History tours provide a way to see all of the most important sites in Porto City. You will be led by a guide who will be able to answer any questions that you may have. Port wine gets its name from Porto City, so be sure to visit a local winery to sample some of the original version of this popular drink.
There are many interesting sites to see whilst on holiday to Porto City. The cobblestone streets that wind through the historic district of the city mark the spot that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are several old churches, including many that are fine examples of Baroque style architecture. The cathedral that sits in the centre of town was completed in the 13th century. The Ponte de Dom Luis is a suspension bridge that was constructed in the late 19th century and stands today as a reminder of the city’s history.
The weather in Porto City is mild throughout the year. There are some variations in the temperatures based on the season, but you will find the weather to be quite nice no matter what time of the year that you choose to visit. During the winter the average low temperatures are between 5° and 8° C and the highs are between 13° and 17° C. In the spring the average lows are 8° to 11° C and the highs are 17° to 19° C. The summer months bring average lows of 13° to 15° C and average highs of 22° to 25° C. In July and August there is very little rain with just 15 to 23 mm per month. The most rain falls during the winter months with between 152 and 175 mm per month.
The closest airport to Porto City is Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO), which is just 12 km away. You may need a car for use during your stay depending on how much you plan to explore the surrounding areas.