Pensao Peninsular

Rua Sa Da Bandeira 21, Porto, Northern Portugal, 4000, Portugal | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Porto

Amazingly beautiful port city

A travel blog entry by christianbjork on Oct 01, 2013

So my mom and I finally arrived at the much talked about Portuguese city of Porto, on the river Douro, which is on the Atlantic coast, in the (so far) beautiful country of Portugal. We flew in from Rome Ciampino airport (very, very small and dingy... not the nicest airport, but we had a nice snack and coke to while away the time) at around midnight …

First stop in Portugal

A travel blog entry by abbey.voyce on Jul 29, 2014

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... around the square near our hotel and checked out São Bento Station with its beautiful blue and white tile artworks. We found a lovely cafe by the hotel where we had fresh salad wraps and sandwiches, very much needed after all the pizza and pasta of Italy. Our first full day in Porto we walked down the steep hill to the waterfront and the Ribeira District. Narrow alleys and brightly coloured houses made for a beautiful view ...

Oporto - city of contrasts

A travel blog entry by helwit on Jul 24, 2014

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Oporto is a city of bridges across the Douro River and the historic centre Riberia, is World Heritage listed. On one side of the river charming 3-4 story tile fronted or coloured buildings line the river and on the opposite bank large port warehouses that mostly carry English names like Sandeman, Grahams, Cockburns are spread along the river - the legacy of the long involvement of England in the establishment of the port industry. A visit to one of the more iconic port house such ...

The beach, port wine and the Portugese Cock.

A travel blog entry by sharon.bolton on Jul 12, 2014

2 comments, 73 photos

... the rooster brings good luck but all revolve around a dead rooster that crows to prove the innocence of a falsely accused pilgrim facing the gallows. This particular shop was an artists studio rather than a souvenir outlet and the guy who ran it and made the cocks was a crack up. They were all different shapes and sizes and beautifully hand painted. Of course I had to buy a couple. He assured me they were both very tame but may become irritable if I didn't feed them twice a day ...

Mopeds are for professionals!

A travel blog entry by playhard on Jun 04, 2014

3 comments, 9 photos

... street level... with no elevator! How do people have dogs up there? Do they have dogs? There are dogs running wild around the city! But the same dogs are there the next day in the same area! who is the owner of that dog? Does it jump in the river and swim around? does it drink port wine? who the hell drinks port wine? its so GROSS! Another child who's father own's the wine bar where we relax by the river Duoro. We drink wine and eat cheese ...

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This hotel, located on Rua Sa Da Bandeira 21, Porto, is near Clerigos Tower (Torre dos Clerigos), Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), Porto Sandeman, and Casa Ramos Pinto.
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