Residencial Palanca

Faria Guimaraes, 779-781, Porto, Northern Portugal, 4200-291, Portugal | 4 star hotel
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A walk along the Promenade.

A travel blog entry by deb_and_john


... the Promenade. The sun was shining and we enjoyed sitting out side watching the waves. Continued walking after lunch then got a bus back to the centre. We have an early start tomorrow so packed and tidied the apartment before heading out to ...

A lovely day in Pinhão

A travel blog entry by deb_and_john


... was lucky that the owner spoke pretty good English). I said I only wanted something small and when John said he also didn't want so much they said we could have two small plates. We said ok. So out came a very big plate of pork which cabbage and a bowl of rice and another big plate of lamb. The pork had been cooked in red wine for many hours and was delicious. The lamb had been also cooked for hours and fell off ...

Very quite day

A travel blog entry by deb_and_john


The weather was pretty terrible today so didn't do very much. It is great that we are in an apartment. Relaxing on the couch with a nice cup of tea is much better that being in a hotel room. A restaurant very close had grilled sardines on their specials menu so John was very happy. I had some very tender and juicy turkey in creamy mushroom sauce. Another lovely ...

White port is lovely

A travel blog entry by deb_and_john


... wandering, came home for a nice cup of tea. Went to a restaurant very close to here for dinner. John had grilled squid and I had chichen fillets. Both come with lovely boiled potatoes and silver-beet in a very nice sauce. Bread and olives of course came first. A guy drew a picture of us. He wanted us to buy it but we said no so he gave it to us anyway. Good trick on his part because we then gave him some money. Oh ...

Being the tourist

A travel blog entry by john_tillett


My last day in Porto let me tidy up a visit to the towns tourist sites.

These are of variable interest. I started
with a couple of very gilded golden churches, which were nice. I wandered along
to the Palacio da Bolsa, a palace designed to show of the wealth of the city’s
commercial interests, also nice, and then to the Clerigos Tower for a final
panoramic view. I wandered to the shopping strip ...

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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, Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), and Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good