Porto is a lively city about 300 km from Lisbon. In some European languages it is called Oporto, and it is the second largest and most important place in Portugal. Hence the name Portugal from Porto. Porto has about 300,000 inhabitants, although the greater Porto area counts more than 1,700,000.
In 2001, Porto has been appointed European Culture Capital, together with Rotterdam. It is also called "A capital do norte" (the northern capital), as it is located in the most industrialized area of Portugal. The visitor arriving in this great city is enchanted by its azulejos (glazed painted ceramic tiles), its churches and its various architectural styles everywhere. Styles ranging from baroque to Manueline and Renaissance. But the very soul of Porto lies in his namesake wine, which is famous all over the world, in its lively nightlife and its river. Among the most interesting attractions of this city we can mention: the nineteenth-century Sao Bento station, covered with beautiful ceramic tiles; the typical alleyways that criss-cross the lower part of the city, leading to the port. A visit to one of the many wineries that produce the famous Port wine is a must for those going there for the first time.
Francisco Sá Carneiro is the name of its airport, is about 10 km from the citycenter, has one terminal, and its annual passenger traffic is over 5 million people. The public transport network in the city of Porto is very efficient, in particular the subway system, which is quite modern. There are 5 lines covering all areas of the city. There are also buses, the typical trams and Guindais cable car, a panoramic lift that makes only 2 stops along the way.
However, for those who visit the city for the first time and do not speak Portuguese, there is an additional means of transport, extremely economical and convenient: a private taxi. This service is easy to book: just fill in a form on our website. A qualified driver in possession of a valid license will wait for customers outside the terminal with a sign bearing the name of the passenger entered on the form.
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