Residencial Palanca

Faria Guimaraes, 779-781, Porto, Northern Portugal, 4200-291, Portugal | 4 star hotel
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Suits and Conferences Don't Match

A travel blog entry by homeworkfilms


... I encountered the famous Porto Francesinha sandwich for the first time. It is best described as a British fried breakfast covered in cheese and smothered in gravy. It is very rich and very filling. My favorite part of the experience was seeing that on the English menu you could only order the sandwich with fries while the Portuguese menu offered many options including many varieties of meat and the option to go without those extra ...


A travel blog entry by annsplace


... them! Caught a taxi home as it was so hot and there was a huge protest march happening right on our street because we are about 100 metres from Parliament House. Thousands of people! Andrew, Bruce and I went out to a local restaurant (Di not feeling so well) but I didn't enjoy it very much and by the end of the evening I was feeling quite unwell again. Perhaps I had over done it during the ...

Visiting the birthplace of Portugal

A travel blog entry by cjbishop


... that it was the Portuguese who introduced tea to the British. The British became tea drinkers while the Portuguese maintained their love of coffee.

Guaimaraes is a city of about 70,000 people and was delightful. The old town of the city is where we spent our time on cobble stone streets without cars, old church belfries ringing on the quarter hour, small shops selling crafts, pastries, tapas, etc. It was a harbor of serenity in a sea ...

Oporto..... gotta love this city!

A travel blog entry by livingthedream


Been so many times, but just continues to get better and better every time….no surprise it keeps winning tourism awards.
Take a step back in time and walk the cobblestone streets of this beautiful city. Let’s not forget the food!! Francesinhas, Bifana’s, Sardines, Frango and of course Natas (Portuguese tarts).


We like Ruby!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree


... I have never liked Port, however I know a man who does! I did always wonder why it was called Port, but I guess coming here and realising that Porto is where Port originated answered that question pretty is Porto wine!

Port really took off back in the 17th century because the English fell out with the French....amazing...nothing to do with Portugal then! The French, being French, decided to limit British ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Faria Guimaraes, 779-781, Porto, is near Clerigos Tower (Torre dos Clerigos), Solar Vinho do Porto, Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, and Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico).
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good