When you visit Porto, take a trip to Vila Nova de Gaia to explore the port wine cellars, but give special thought to Taylor’s.
When you are in Porto, a great way to see the Port wine area in Vila Nova de Gaia is to take the cable car from the top of the town down to Cais de Gaia, on the river bank.
The main square in the centre of Porto is a great starting point for your evening on the streets. Travel to Trindade or São Bento station and walk ito the square where you will mingle with many other people looking for heads to hit.
Buying a ticket for the Porto Metro is actually simple. You can go to a train or bus station and look for an Andante shop, or you can buy a ticket at the automatic machines in stations.
The Porto connection to port wine came about during the 1700s because Porto was the port where the fortified wine was shipped from.
The park features a bird refuge with kingfishers, cormorants, grey herons, white herons, squacco herons, common sandpipers, ruddy turnstones, grey plovers and red knots, lots of deer, otters and lots of other animals in a forest setting.