FERRY & HOTEL
Pousada do Porto, Porto
Portugal > Porto e Norte > PORTO - CAMPANHA
This historical palace, 6k from Porto, overlooks the river Douro and has beautiful manicured gardens. The original palace houses the bar, elegant high ceilinged lounges and the restaurant, where a good buffet breakfast is available each morning, whilst the bedrooms are in the adjoining former flour factory and are well equipped with air conditioning, mini bar and internet access. Superior rooms with views of the Douro river are also available. Other facilities include a health club with spa, indoor pool, outdoor pool (June-Sept) and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Majestic Porto with its medieval streets, narrow, winding alleys and colourful buildings is steeped in history and the picturesque district of Ribeira down by the waterfront is a popular choice for eating and drinking, especially at night when it is at its liveliest. Across the river from here is Gaia, home of the famous port wine cellars. City tax payable - approx. 2€ per person (over 12 yrs) per night up to a maximum of 7 nights.