Praça da Liberdade

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  • Day36

    Late lunch at Cafe Santiago

    October 9, 2019 in Portugal ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C

    We had been on the go since before 9am, and so we decided to locate cafe Santiago which Rui had told us made one of the best Francesinhas in the city. Francesinha, which mens little Frenchie in Portuguese, originated in Porto, but can be found throughout Portugal. Since we arrived in Portugal, everywhere we have gone people have told us that we must try this Porto speciality sandwich. The sandwich is basically a heart attack on a plate. It comprises of layered meat - wet-cured ham, linguiça, fresh sausage, steak and roast pork - in a sandwich that is covered in melted cheese, topped with a fried egg, and sits in a hot tomato and beer sauce. All of this surrounded by fries! We decided to share one, and I had to admit it was surprisingly tasty, although I won’t be ordering another one for a while, or maybe ever again! We also shared a Portuguese hot dog, which has a Portuguese sausage with cheese, onion and the Francesinhas sauce - it is cut into small segments and mush easier to eat.

    After lunch we decided we needed to do some walking, and so we checked out the Avenue dos Aliados, which is a large square with lots of hotels, banks and the rather fancy looking town hall. We then made our way along Rua Santa Catarina, checked out the Majestic Cafe, and bought some Portuguese chocolate before then making our way back to our apartment. We had dinner at “Grade A” restaurant, one of the recommendations from Rui. I had seafood rice, which was delicious, Ian had Dover Sole, and we had a bottle of rosé with it. It all was excellent.
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  • Day2

    Start in Tag mit Nola Kitchen

    November 16, 2019 in Portugal ⋅ ☀️ 6 °C

    Wer, wie ich, vegetarisch frühstücken möchte und keine Kuhmilch trinkt, der braucht sich in Porto keine Sorgen machen. Das Nola Kitchen macht alles frisch und bietet mit Soja-, Hafer- oder Mandelmilch perfekte Alternativen für einen guten Kaffee.

    Das super nette Personal, die coole Atmosphäre und die sehr gute Musik ergänzen das gute Bild. Definitiv empfehlenswert.
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  • Day11


    September 14, 2018 in Portugal ⋅ 🌫 15 °C

    We arrived to Porto at afternoon, and went back to the same hotel we've been before, Hotel Spot family. Porto is an amazing city, and it was just fun to walk around. After a few places that we sat at the table, but walked out because it didn't felt fun, we got to this tapas bar that we sat in the street and listened to a coulpe of street player playing really nice covers. Yam got tons of attention from everyone :)Read more

  • Day1267

    Portugal Tour - Porto/ Vila Nova de Gaia

    August 31, 2018 in Portugal ⋅ ⛅ 26 °C

    Back off travelling after my brothers wedding and decided on Portugal as it was a cheap flight and got some good deals on some hostels especially at blue sock hostel in Porto - brilliant place! Wasn’t sure what to expect from Portugal as I’d never been before so started my journey off in Porto as it seemed a safe bet, and I’m so glad I did! Such a cool place, very pretty although very hilly! Great food, cheap beer and awesome weather!Read more

  • Day79

    A Walking Tour of Porto

    March 19, 2018 in Portugal ⋅ 🌬 11 °C

    We had 3 full days to discover Porto, the 2nd largest city in Portugal with a population of 1.7 million people in the Metro area. Once again we used Rick Steve’s Tourbook as a guide because it has good descriptions and explanations of the sights along the route. Porto has many steep hills so we paced ourselves.Read more

  • Day29

    23 June Vigo to Porto

    June 23, 2018 in Portugal ⋅ 21 °C

    The Ponte Luis is quite stunning but the town was buzzing with tourists and locals preparing gor tonights festival of Saint John ( San Juan).
    Basically buy a plastic hammer, hit passersby on head so hammer squeaks, bbq sardines and party in the streets - all to celebrate longest day of the year.Read more

  • Day3

    Bodegues, aus i més menjar

    May 21, 2018 in Portugal ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    Avui hem anat a Decathlon, per si de cas fa fred a Madeira. D'allà hem anat a una bodega a beure una mica de porto® i després a dinar. A la tarda hem anat al parc de la ciutat, on faran el Primavera Sound (també anomenat Boring Hipster Sound). Hi havia molts ànecs i a la Zuzanna li feien por. D'allà hem anat cap al centre on hem begut una copa més de porto® i un pastisset de natal. Més tard hem anat a sopar i ara a dormir, que ens llevem ben d'hora.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Praça da Liberdade, Praca da Liberdade