Section 30 marks the onset in Porto, Portugal’s second largest city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This captivating city, nestled along the contours of the Douro River, boasts a heritage that seamlessly marries the antiquity of landmarks like the Cathedral, Clérigos Tower, São Francisco church, and São Bento Train Station, with the modernity showcased by architectural wonders such as Casa da Música and Serralves Museum.
Before embarking on your journey, relish a leisurely stroll through the expanse of the City Park, tracing its seafront, and savor the charm of the beaches and terraces near Foz. Here, seize the opportunity to indulge in the iconic francesinha, a gastronomic specialty that epitomizes Porto’s culinary scene.
Continuing your route, and just prior to reaching the culmination point in Vila do Conde, take in the splendor of the Vila do Conde Regional Protected Landscape.
As you arrive in the city of Vila do Conde, welcomes you a splendid view overlooking the Ave River. Here, an array of heritage sites awaits your exploration, including the São João Fort, a 16th century ship, the Mother Church of Vila do Conde, and the Aqueduct, each contributing to a treasure trove of historical significance. Outdoors, you’ll discover the allure of the beach and have the chance to amble through various parks and gardens.
Câmara Municipal do Porto; Visit Vila do Conde; João Paulo
Turismo Porto e Norte