Explore two Porto markets where you can taste all the local seasonal fruits, as well as the traditional dishes of this region of the country
. Visit the Museum of Port Wine
. Get close to nature in the vicinity of Porto
. Take a look at the main architectural centre of the country – Viseu
. Go shopping in one of Porto’s shopping centres
. Visit the place of inspiration of JK Rowling – the bookstore with the atmosphere of Hogwarts.
In this city, J. K. Rowling began to write Harry Potter, and Eiffel created his architectural masterpieces not so popular as the Eiffel Tower but also no less brilliant. Go to Porto with this scenario and learn about the local cuisine and lifestyle of local people, delving into the traditional dishes and drinks of the region.
Food and Traditions in Porto and Surroundings
5 days itinerary by Alexey Lukin - History and Culture - Car, 2 Hotels
Road Trip Categories: History and Culture
Day 1: Natural Beauties of the Mountains
Today, you will discover the natural charm of the mountains, enjoy the views and fresh air, visit a farm (home museum) and a Portuguese restaurant.
Visiting: Covilha, Loriga, Penhas da Saude, Porto
Day 2: Enjoying the views and the vivacity of nature
We continue to enjoy the natural beauties: today you will find beaches and travels, beautiful views and wonderful gastronomy.
Visiting: Covilha, Loriga, Manteigas, Cortes do Meio
Day 3: The charm of ancient Viseu
Today you will visit the Sé Cathedral, a medieval architectural monument, get acquainted with the archaeological collection of Viseu, walk under the arch of Porta do Soar, get acquainted with the history and architecture of the city.
Visiting: Viseu, Covilha
Day 4: Pouring wine and treats
Today you will visit the famous Boljan Market with its fresh fruits, vegetables and fish and the opportunity to taste freshly prepared Portuguese cuisine. At the Wine Museum you will be taught to know how to make wine, enjoy the famous Mercado Bom Sucesso, admire the beauty of azulejo ceramic tiles at the railway station.
Visiting: Viseu, Porto
Day 5: Pleasure of art
Today you will visit the Gran Vasco Museum, a famous Portuguese Renaissance painter, and complete a wonderful gastronomic tour.
Visiting: Viseu, Porto