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Porto and North shortlisted for "European Leading Heritage Destination 2020". Vote now
Porto and the North of Portugal are nominated for the prestigious World Travel Awards, in the category "Europe's Leading Heritage Destination 2020". 

"This nomination makes us very happy, it is a recognition of the region's potential and winning would be a deserved honour that would help put the region back on its feet, especially regarding the recovery in the tourism sector, which we hope is to happen soon", affirmed Luís Pedro Martins, President of the Tourism of Porto and Northern Portugal.

The online voting is ongoing - Vote HERE - till 24th September and the winners will be announced on 27th November.

Think landscape, monuments, traditional buildings, archaeological sites, historic cities and culture. The variety is staggering and that is why Porto and the North of Portugal are one of the most unique UNESCO locations.

World Travel Awards are viewed as the Oscars of the tourism sector; they were established in 1993 to award the tourism industry at world level, boosting competiveness and quality.
Nomination is selected at world level, with professionals from the sector choosing their favourites. The award decision takes into account the public voting, as well.

Vote for Porto and the Northern Region of Portugal and come see for yourself why these are "outstanding universal value" sites.