City breaks to Porto, Portugal's biggest northern city, offer a unique experience of traditional culture, from the iconic Dom Luís I Bridge and the Azulejo tiles of the train station to the centuries-old wine cellars of Ribeira and Gaia and the 16th-century fortress of Praia do Carneiro beach. Explore the grand architecture of Avenida dos Aliados and the ornate interiors of Livraria Lello bookstore, and enjoy the frescoes of blue Azulejo tiles, the sun-soaked beaches and the boat trips beneath seven bridges that span the Douro River.
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20 city break destinations for 2022
28th March 2022 by The Travel Expert
I’m a big fan of city breaks. I love how much you can discover in a new city such a short space of time. However, if you’re not one for pounding the pavements and covering an entire city on foot, settling down with a coffee and people watching in a town square can be just as enjoyable. We are fortunate to have many of Europe’s top city break destinations available from a variety of Irish airports this year. I have picked my top 20 to inspire your next break away. ...
Porto city guide
12th March 2018 by The Daily S'elf
Over the last couple of years there’s been a massive increase in interest for Irish tourists travelling to Portugal. Sure, it’s always been popular, but it suddenly seemed like every second person on Instagram was posting pictures of beautiful tiles in Porto and delicious meals in Lisbon rather than package holidays to the Algarve. Keen to find out for myself what all the fuss is about, when I was approached by SuperValu to collaborate on some content surrounding their Real Rewards...
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