AS Express Aguas Santas Hotel
Travel Blogs from Porto
The day after... Get everything out of the car, get it ready to go directly to Rio for the South America Challenge starting on Feb 14th. In between we arranged for it to be serviced in Thailand... Then pack our bags and prepare to board a midnight flight to Heathrow... Great memories of the last three weeks, of old and new frienda and of a very enjoyable event... See you in Rio next ...
... didn't trip, he collapsed which made me think stroke or heart attack but he was speaking and moving fine. Got to a walking tour that lasted the rest of the day. Saw some of J K Rowlings inspiration in a beautiful old book shop and the cloak wearing student community. We finished near the river but missed the port tasting that ran during the day on the other side. Instead we got a drink and food nearby. We were gonna go out but crashed and fell asleep ...
Lisbon!! 3hour train to Porto. I loved that the first thing I heard leaving the station was the cry of a gull. The buildings are definitely more beautiful here. The hostel is on the edge of a square surrounded by beauty. Out for a four o'clock lunch and asked for traditional Porto food. Aviva got a franhasinia; a toasty covered in melted cheese, egg, meats, drowned in a beer and tomato sauce and served ...
... aged ports that you can get at home. But maybe it was just the buzz that got us spending. :)
Once we left the winery, the sun finally came out! All day long we were talking about how much prettier the city would be with sun, and we did get to see it. When the sun set and we couldn't explore anymore, we bought some art, ate dinner on the river, then headed back to our hotel to rest our feet. Porto is not for non-walkers!
... da due torri con campane e orologio. La facciata posteriore che si vede dal fiume è decorata con un murale di mosaici, che la rende inconfondibile.
Nessun dubbio: dal fiume si ha la vista migliore e più completa su Porto.
La nostra barca è sponsorizzata dalle cantine CROFT, di conseguenza quando scendiamo ci
offrono i biglietti per la visita con degustazione a queste cantine.
Other places to stay in Porto
Rua de Serralves, 124, Porto | 5 star hotelfrom $64
Rua Tenente Valadim 146, Porto | 5 star hotelfrom $81
- Fantastic hotel
- Great hotel but far from city centre
- Nice ... but
Av Boavista 1269, Porto | 5 star hotelfrom $101
Avenida da Boavista 1466, Porto | 5 star hotelfrom $94
- Simply good
- Superb Hotel
- Meriden atlantic - great hotel
Rua Senhora do Porto 930, Porto | 3 star hotelfrom $37
Rua Goncalo Sampaio 282, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $65
Praca da Batalha 127 - 130, Porto | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Rua Arq. Marques da Silva, 200, Porto | 3 star hotelfrom $57
Praca da Batalha 116, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $62
- Good Value close to the centre
- Location says it all!
- Great value and location
Rua do Campo Allegre 156/172, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $61
Rua Do Amial 601-607, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $50
Rua Santa Catarina 197, Porto | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- Very Small Rooms
- Perfect for a short break
- Pay a little more and get a real 3-star hotel
Rua Jaime Brasil, 40, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $63
Rua Dr. Marques de Carvalho, 111, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $67
Rua Do Rosario 160-164, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $83
- Fantastic value, extremely comfortable, great location
- Beautiful Value!
- No concpet of customer service
Rua Guedes De Azevedo 179, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $72
Rua Maria Feliciana, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Ave Fernao de Magalhaes 7, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent Hotel
- Perfect Location
- Professionalism and a Fantastic View of Porto
Praca D Filippa de Lancastre 62, Porto | 5 star hotelfrom $133
Avda Da Boavista 1060, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $61
Rua da Alegria 685-689, Porto | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Rua Dr Placido Costa, Porto | 2 star hotelfrom $48
Praca Coronel Pacheco 52, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $63
Av Fernao Magalhaes 247, Porto | 2 star hotelfrom $48
Praca da Ribeira 1, Porto | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Location, Location, Location
- What a find!
- Fabulous spot to relax and view porto
Esplanada do Castelo 58, Porto | 3 star hotelfrom $103