The Ribeira stands for 'Riverside' in Portuguese. and it is a historical square along the Douro river. It is crowded with restaurants, cafe's, touristic stores and touristic attractions. The buildings, which these days are half occupied, half vacant, are colorful and give the area a unique chara...
24 Hours in Portugal's Douro Valley, Wine Country in a Time Machine
I'd like to say we pulled into the little town of Pinhão on an old steam train, stepping out onto the 1930s station platform as the horn whistled and the mist rose. But really, our rental car was parked up outside in the station's parking lot. Minor detail. Anyway, we'd arrived in the heart of the D
North of #Portugal in Pictures - Photos from Porto, Douro Valley, Guimaraes and Braga - via European Travel Magazine 11-12-2016 | With a base in Porto for the whole month of November 2016, the Travel Team explored the city and surrounding sights such as UNESCO World Heritage recognised Douro Valley, Guimaraes – the birthplace of Portugal and Braga – city of archbishops. Photo: Azulejos, the famous blue glazed tile, adorn the every church in Porto