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 …

Barcelos

A travel blog entry by where_we_walk on Feb 05, 2015

8 photos

... town. Beautiful centre town with lots of park area and a huge outdoor market. Had a discussion on politic with a local, found our albergue and then walked around the city. Had a private room with a nice heater in the room. The rest of the place is like a ...

Day one, Porto

A travel blog entry by where_we_walk on Feb 01, 2015

3 photos

... to catch it. Jumped on board and the train was moving before we got our seats. Once in Porto we got disoriented and needed a local to held us find our street. Took a break in our room and then headed out to explore . Came back after having supper and got some sleep. Got 13 hours of ...

Porto - Wine City

A travel blog entry by dudeonthemove on Sep 20, 2014

80 photos

... on the inside. The tasting was awesome and we just decided to stay there. The young girls totally overpoured our three glasses and I just knew that was trouble. Ha! After slowly savoring our glasses, we set out toward Taylor, but Steve didn't want to hike up another hill, and I was loaded!

We headed back to the riverfront, then walked across the lower level of the bridge and took the quick and fun funicular back up to the top of the bridge and main city area. ...

On the way to Porto

A travel blog entry by pashbee on Apr 21, 2014

4 photos

... colours on the outside, we look forward to exploring tomorrow. We find the hotel which looks lovely and right on a pedestrian street in the centre, we check in and the room is tiny, but we are only here 2 nights so we are okay. We head to a local cafe for dinner called The Majestic, it is recommended on Trip Advisor and looks amazing. We have a nice meal followed by deserts that are paired with local ...

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