Foz do Douro
In Foz do Douro you enjoy the beaches, walk, stroll , run, jog, sprint, race, or pedal gently as you like. Most of all, have fun.
Is one of the most typical places of the city Porto, occupied by people with a lot of money.
Get the old Tram ride #1 and travel along the riverside to where the river meets the Ocean..
Foz is almost a mini-city within Porto. In the nineteenth century it was a seaside resort where Brits and well-heeled Porto residents went on holiday. Nowadays, visit it for its beaches (several of them have a blue flag), seaside-y outdoor cafés (try the ones at the Praia da Luz and iBar’s, located…
Enjoy the beautiful connection between the Douro river and the ocean. More fancy part of the city. Great for a walk followed by a luxury meal.
“Cross the Douro River on a small boat (you can find it in Rua do Ouro) to Afurada, on the south bank of the river. There you can find a charming fisherman´s village, restaurants (with fresh fish) and beautiful views. ”
Rock Climbing Spot
“Want a bit of adventure this afternoon? Try the Porto Bridge Climb for some fresh air and stunning views.”
“The Parish Church of Santo Ildefonso was built in the first half of the 18th century, on the site of a former place of worship, namely, a chapel dedicated to a certain Santo Alifon, historically mentioned for the first time in the late 13th century. The chapel was brought down in 1709 due to its poor state, which gave way to the construction of the present Parish Church of Santo Ildefonso. Most of the construction works were completed in 1730, but it was not until 1739 that the edifice was completely set up and inaugurated.”
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