2 Days in Porto Itinerary


One of the best cities in Portugal, there is so much to do in Porto. We covered all the great things to do in Porto in this guide, but not everyone has unlimited time in Portugal’s second-largest city.

Whether it’s a cheeky weekend in Porto or a short Porto city break, this two day Porto itinerary ensures you see the best of one of Portugal’s most beautiful cities, even if you only have 48 hrs.

Day 1 Sunrise from the Dom Luís I Bridge

Porto is called the City of Bridges for a reason, and the Dom Luís I Bridge is probably the most famous of the cities six bridges.


If you can wait until a little later in the morning, cafe’s such as Miss Pavlova, only 15 minutes from the bridge, has a good breakfast/brunch offering, including a heart big breakfast with the lot.

Explore the Ribeira Neighborhood

Explore one of the most famous areas of Porto, the Ribeira neighborhood. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ribeira is renowned for its colorful houses & facades.

Day 2 Capela do Senhor da Pedra

Capela do Senhor da Pedra is a chapel built on rocks on the sea. A beautiful place to enjoy the sunrise or even just a morning on the beach.

Visit the Igreja de Santa Clara

One of those unassuming finds in Porto, what Igreja Santa Clara lacks on the exterior, the church makes up for in spades inside.


Looking for somewhere easy and relaxed to enjoy lunch with a great atmosphere? Head downhill to the Mercado Municipal da Beira Rio in the Vila Nova de Gaia port wine district.

The historical marketplace has been revamped with chef centric food stalls where you’ll find several fresh food stalls where you can try all kinds of Portuguese dishes.

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