Porto best-kept secrets
Porto, with its picturesque streets, vibrant culture, and rich history, is a city waiting to be explored. And what better way to immerse yourself in its charm than with a stay at Onefam Hostels? Not only do we offer comfortable accommodations, but we also organize a variety of activities, making your visit to Porto truly unforgettable. In this post, we’ll guide you through Porto best-kept secrets, ensuring you have a fantastic experience no matter where you choose to stay.
Porto’s historic district, Ribeira, is a treasure trove of narrow, winding streets and colorful buildings that line the Douro River. It’s a fantastic place to start your adventure. Meander through its alleys, stop for a meal at a local tavern, and don’t forget to snap some photos of the iconic Dom Luís I Bridge.
Our organized daytime tours at Onefam Hostels often include a visit to Ribeira, where you can explore this charming district with fellow travelers.
Indulge in Porto’s Local Cuisine
Porto is known for its gastronomic delights, and trying local dishes is a must. While in Porto, be sure to taste the famous Francesinha, a sandwich topped with cheese and smothered in a delicious sauce. You can also savor fresh seafood by the river.
Our hostel activities sometimes involve group dining, offering you the perfect opportunity to try these delectable dishes (and many others) with newfound friends.
Visit the Livraria Lello
Bookworms and literature enthusiasts will find Livraria Lello a real treat. This stunning bookstore is said to have inspired parts of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Its enchanting, neo-gothic architecture and a grand wooden staircase are a sight to behold. Plan a visit during one of your days in Portugal
Wine tasting in Gaia
Cross the river to Vila Nova de Gaia, where the iconic wine cellars are located. Enjoy a Porto wine tasting session, and learn about the city’s famous export.
Whether you choose to stay at Onefam Hostels or any other accommodation in Porto, these city secrets are yours to uncover. With our daily activities, you’ll have ample opportunities to make the most of your Porto escape. So, pack your bags, grab your camera, and prepare to be enchanted by the hidden gems of this magnificent city. Porto is waiting for you to explore its best-kept secrets, and we’re here to help you make the most of your journey.