Portugal

By Steve • • 24 Oct 2012
Viana-Town-Hall

Viana do Costelo Town Hall

Port-Barrels

More Port than you could drink in a lifetime!

Offley-Tasting

Life isn't too bad....

Offley-Selection

A selection of Offley Ports, unfortunately we had to try them all, oh well.....

Tasting-Quevedo

Sheryl getting stuck into a glass of rosé Port.

Ponte-Rodoviaria-D.-Luis-I,-Porto

One of the bridges over the Douro between Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia. This is the Ponte Rodoviária D. Luis I. You can see a Porto Metro train on the top deck.

Porto-Old-Town

Old Town, Porto

Porto-Metro

A Porto Metro train. There are five different lines in Porto and a day ticket costs €7.

Torre-dos-Clerigos

The Torre dos Clérigos, Porto. We climbed to the top for a panoramic view.

Two-Churches-Porto

These two churches are separated by a house and you can just see the small green door in the middle of the photo.

Fruit-Stall,-Porto

One of the stalls inside Porto's Mercardo Municipal de Bolhão

Porto-Deli

Not all shops in Porto are as ornate as this one although it wasn't unusual.

Majestic-Cafe

We had lunch here - marvellous!

Porto-Tram

Maybe Edinburgh could learn a thing or two from Porto!

Vila-Nova-de-Gaia

Vila Nova de Gaia is on the south bank of the Douro, opposite Porto. This is where the Port wine cellars are.

Gare-Sao-Bento-detail

One of the tiled panels (azulejos) in the Gare São Bento

Gare-Sao-Bento

The Gare São Bento is a masterpiece of Portugese railway architecture and even if you don't like trains is still worth visiting

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