Is 4 days too long for Porto?

For a truly unforgettable experience, we recommend spending four days or longer in Porto. With extra time, you can venture beyond the city centre to discover some of Porto's hidden gems, such as the nearby countryside and charming fishing villages.

Is 5 nights in Porto too much?

With 5 days in Porto, you could absolutely create an itinerary customized to your own interests. You could take a deeper dive on art and architecture, visit all the churches of Porto, or even spend more time learning about Portuguese wine (beyond Porto) with a Douro Valley tour.

Is Porto better than Lisbon?

Big sister Lisbon is twice the size, more cosmopolitan, faster paced and 200 miles further south, so in summer it can be sweltering. Compact, walkable Porto has a more traditional feel and is cooled by Atlantic breezes through summer, though fog and rain can roll in via the same route during the winter.

How many days should you stay in Porto?

Should I spend more nights in Lisbon or Porto?

To get a well-rounded experience of Portugal, it makes sense to try to visit both places. Ideally, I'd recommend three or four nights in Lisbon (in order to do a day trip to Sintra) and two nights in Porto. On the shortest itinerary I would plan on two nights in each city. Fly into one city and out of the other.

Which part of Porto is best to stay?

Where to Stay in Porto – 7 BEST AREAS

  1. Centro Baixa, best area to stay in Porto for first time visitors. …
  2. Ribeira, best area to stay in Porto for nightlife. …
  3. Cedofeita, Santo Ildefonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau and Vitória, best areas to stay in Porto for families and older couples.

What is a better destination Porto or Lisbon?

Lisbon offers some of the most popular tourist attractions, museums, and sights in Portugal. While Porto has some worthwhile cathedrals and sights (like the Harry Potteresque bookstore), Porto is more about enjoying the city, strolling the streets, taking in views, and tasting Port wine at the Port lodges.

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