Gaia

Address: Rua Antonio Luis Gomes,138 C , Porto, Northern Portugal, 4400, Portugal | Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGaia Porto

Reviewed by spydah

Over-run with tourists

Reviewed Sep 12, 2014
by (11 reviews) Brisbane , Australia Flag of Australia

Disappointingly tacky. The setting is very photogenic, but it's over-run with tourists. Tourists gawping at other tourists isn't my idea of a fun holiday.

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TripAdvisor Reviews Gaia Porto

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Travel Blogs from Porto

Day 12 - Where have all the tourists gone? We know

A travel blog entry by spydah on Sep 12, 2014

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Porto (or Oporto to some) is a must-see for visitors to Portugal, and our main reason for staying in Viseu was that it was fairly close to Porto. Up till now we'd been pleasantly distracted by the attractions at our doorstep, but we decided this would be the day that we'd drive the 130km to Porto. As already mentioned, the Portugese motorways are …

Last Stop

A travel blog entry by shelbym5 on Dec 24, 2014

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... had ultra friendly walking tour guides that led us to some great food and sights while also sharing some interesting history about Porto. While in Porto, I was trying to think of ways to describe it, but I am still having trouble...it was just great!

We spent time on the Dom Luis bridge, indulged in some Porto Port, explored the tiny streets and stairs that make these cities so endearing and conquered their infamous ...

Goodbye Portugal, Hello Spain!

A travel blog entry by kathy9669 on Oct 07, 2014

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... along. Cabbed our way to the train station to catch our overnight train to San Sebastián. At this point, we were all tired and more tired. The connecting train to the sleeper train had us waiting for a few hours at a small train station with nothing but 2 or 3 small restaurants 200m or so away. Thankfully, we were able to go get some warm food because Jim was not hungry and so he stayed behind with the bags. By the time we finally got on ...

Porto - Wine City

A travel blog entry by dudeonthemove on Sep 20, 2014

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... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francesin ha), but the restaurant was closing. Argh. So, we went to another cafe and had an open hamburger with a fried egg on top - also popular in Portugal.

The People

I found the Portuguese people interesting. They are very friendly and smart and smile a lot, so I definitely liked that. However, a lot of them seemed to be "programmed" with rehearsed answers and if you asked them more than what they were prepped to answer, ...

Portugal is more than just Port!!!

A travel blog entry by jimbeaux on Sep 08, 2014

1 comment

The view from our room is amazing! We arrived in port mid morning and what do we see out our window, aside from the beautiful bay of Oporto, but a magnificent new Cruise Terminal, still under construction. I can't wait to see it finished. The fašade is a ribbon of concrete which creates a circular structure covered with local tiles affixed to the surface of the concrete; these white octagonal tiles are not flat but affixed so as to catch the light ...

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