Environment

Thousands of tulips cover the city with a blanket of color

Originally from Turkey, it is traditionally known as the symbol of the Netherlands, but, these days, it decorates flowerpots, gardens, and public parks in Porto.

Thousands of tulips cover the city with a mantle of color

This year, around 92 thousand tulips were planted in the city’s public gardens and parks. Originally from Turkey, and produced at Viveiro Municipal, the flowers are already a regular guest of the city at this time, announcing the arrival of Spring.

Large affluence of public to appreciate camelias at Alfândega

On the 5 and 6 March, Alfândega do Porto was transformed in a real garden to host the city’s always cherished Camelia Exhibition once again. Present in all the gardens – public and private – what many call “the most perfect of flowers” was celebrated with a market, but also with dance, theatre, and prizes.

Camellias are once again in full bloom in Porto

The flowering of the camellias is scheduled for the 5th and the 6th of March, at Alfândega do Porto.

Green and leisure spaces benefited with fitness equipment and basketball hoops

Porto City Hall has invested around 640 thousand euros in fitness equipment, to which were added 100 thousand more in the requalification and placement of 15 basketball hoops in sports venues for this purpose. These are real outdoor gyms. Spread all over the city, inviting people to exercise.

Enjoy the weekend and explore another edition of Jardim da Água

This Saturday, the entertainment programme “Jardim da Água” returns, with proposals for the whole family, to Parque das Águas, where you can find rare plants, old fountains, ancient city fountains and the best of Urban art.

Porto Climate Pact aims at mobilizing all members of society to achieve more ambitious goals

The Porto Climate Pact was presented, last Monday, during the public meeting of the Executive – an initiative through which the municipality intends to bring society together in a commitment to ambitious goals with regard to carbon neutrality.