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Vote for Porto as the World's Leading City Break Destination 2020. Voting deadline is 25th October.

Porto is candidate to the World's Leading City Break Destination 2020. Here is how things work: travellers can vote for their preferred destination, the one that gave them the "right" chills and a positive and lifelong experience. Vote now.

World's Leading City Break Destination 2020? Porto, Portugal, for sure

Porto is a glorious candidate to the World's Leading City Break Destination 2020. No doubt about that. The Invicta is the city where travellers can experience urban and rustic atmosphere combined in a city whose origins are cemented with hard work and ingenuity. You decide who wins, so vote for the best Leading City Break Destination in the world, as voting time is running till 25th October.

Porto ranks 7th favorite big international city according to Condé Nast Traveler

The 33rd annual Readers' Choice Awards survey provides a clear picture about where travellers "in the world go to" and "what they loved" the most. And it is no surprise that Porto ranks 7th in this survey, a city that Condé Nast Traveler describes as "modern and traditional meeting" and where "chefs, artists, and designers are bringing a new spirit to the city's old-world appeal".

Bonfim is yet again reclaiming its top spot as one of the coolest districts ever, this time according to Time Out

The Editors at Time Out Porto shortlisted Bonfim, Porto as the 14th coolest district according to the magazine, out of 40 other districts the world over. The Editors state that "experienced travellers want to see the city as locals do", like in Bonfim.

Porto heritage tramway celebrates 150 years

It was 125 years ago that the first electrified lines started to operate in Porto, the first in the Iberian Peninsula, in the moment when the car that can be visited at the Tramway Museum in Porto, went up the Restauração Street in Porto, on 12th September 1895.

Porto heritage tramway celebrates 150 years

The tramway in Porto celebrates 150 years and it stands as a testimony of the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of the Invicta. Also, it is 125 years that the first electrified lines started to operate in Porto, the first in the Iberian Peninsula, in the moment when the car that can be visited at the Tramway Museum in Porto, went up the Restauração Street in Porto, on 12th September 1895.

How about holidays by rail? The historic train "Miradouro" is back on track

Rediscover what it means to embark on a historic train as "Miradouro", which connects Porto to Poçinho. That train ride had been suspended in 2019, but now it is back on track "to ensure all inter regional connections between Porto and Pocinho", as announced CP - Comboios de Portugal.