Where to stay around Porto District?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,729 holiday lettings near Porto District. From 360 Houses to 85 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Porto District is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Porto District?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Porto District. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Porto: 2,448 holiday homes
  • Vila Nova de Gaia: 2,481 holiday homes
  • Vila do Conde: 226 holiday homes
  • Penafiel: 298 holiday homes
  • Matosinhos: 2,352 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Porto District! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Porto District?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Porto District with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Porto: 2,448 holiday lettings
  • Vila Nova de Gaia: 2,481 holiday lettings
  • Vila do Conde: 226 holiday lettings
  • Penafiel: 298 holiday lettings
  • Matosinhos: 2,352 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Porto District?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Porto District are:

  • Porto Airport (OPO): 2,657 self catering accommodations
  • Braga (BGZ): 927 self catering accommodations
  • Vila Real Airport (VRL): 237 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Porto District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Porto District. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ribeira Square: 2,665 holiday rentals
  • Clube de Golf de Miramar: 2,559 holiday rentals
  • Magikland: 2,434 holiday rentals
  • Moreiro Beach: 2,694 holiday rentals
  • Douro River Lighthouse: 2,627 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Porto District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental home or villa in Porto, Portugal your home away from home

Porto is Portugal’s second largest city. Busy and vibrant, there is always something to enjoy from a Porto apartment, regardless of the time of year. Blessed with its' own airport, Porto apartments are wonderfully accessible from the UK, and the beaches are never far away should the summer temperatures start to rise. There are many sides to Porto, form the narrow, twisting streets of the riverside quarter (Ribeira) to the busy business district (tascas). But whatever you prefer, Porto’s charm is sure to make an impact.

Things to do in Porto, Portugal

There is a huge amount to see from a Porto property rental. The imposing Cathedral can be seen from most parts of the city, and is well worth closer inspection, especially as the surrounding maze of streets also hold a great number of interesting attractions from throughout Porto’s history, including the Arabic style Palacio da Bolsa, gilded Igreja da Santa Clara and the Terreiro da Se.

Food and wine lovers will be right at home staying in a Porto property, especially for those who take the serene trip along the River Douro towards the interior of the province, home to port wines. The history of port and wine making along the banks of the river are abundantly clear, and there are still plenty of spot to stop and enjoy the age old art at its best.

Those staying in a Porto apartment hoping to squeeze in a round of golf are in luck too. There are three excellent golf courses in and around Porto, known as the Oporto Golf Club, Miramar Golf and Amarante Golf. Whatever time of year you visit you will have ease in arranging a tee-off time, and club hire is available.

Places to visit on holiday in Porto, Portugal

The beach resort of Espinho is a fantastic place to visit for beach lovers from and Porto property. Espinho is a vibrant seaside resort with a huge sand beach and a casino providing endless hours of evening entertainment.

The seafood capital of the region, Matosinhos, is also a fantastic destination to explore from a Porto apartment. Filled with elegant attractions including the Monastery of Leca do Bailio and gothic church, Matosinhos is a fascinating town, and the string of small beaches attract visitors from many miles.

Travel to Porto, Portugal

There are a great number of flights to Porto Airport (OPO) from the UK. RyanAir provide direct flights to Porto Airport from Birmingham (BHX), Bristol (BRS), Dublin (DUB), Liverpool (LPL) and London. Reaching a self catering Porto apartment from Porto Airport itself is easy, as it is located just 6 miles outside the city centre.

Sightseeing in and around Porto

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Porto a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandeman Cellars (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Gaia Cable Car (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Offley Cellars (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ramos Pinto Cellars (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Real Companhia Velha Cellars (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Taylor’s Port Cellars (1.3 mi / 2 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Porto

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Porto is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Barbara Garden (29.2 mi / 46.9 km)
  • Garden of St. Lazarus (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Jardim do Morro Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Crystal Palace Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Boavista Square (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Passeio Alegre Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)