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Centrally Located Hotels Hotels and Day Trips from Porto

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Centrally Located Hotels Hotels and Day Trips from Porto

We are planning to stay 4 or 5 days in Porto in the end of June .

Is there enough to do for 5 days?

Any recommendations for nice, centrally located gotels (that offer non-smoking rooms)?

Day trips from Porto? Any reliable company that conducts day tours?

Many thanks!

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1. Re: Centrally Located Hotels Hotels and Day Trips from Porto

Is there enough to do for 5 days?

Absolutely.

Day trips from Porto? Any reliable company that conducts day tours?

You can easily visit nearby historic cities like Braga and Guimarães independently. Both are just over an hour away by suburban train and it costs only €6,20 round trip. The beach area at Matosinhos is near the end of one of the cities metro (light rail) lines.

Several companies offer trips along the Douro River that a lot of people find fun. This is one, Google for more.

http://www.douroazul.pt/Default.aspx?ID=1371

As for hotels, I am too mean to stay in the actual centre but I am sure people will come along with recommendations!

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