Jan. 7, 2018

44: Douro Valley & Porto Day 2

44: Douro Valley & Porto Day 2

Day 2 of Alex’s visit to Porto and the beautiful Douro Valley and wine growing. The Douro Valley could as easily be called the enchanted valley, such is the beauty and magic that its landscapes offer. Departing from Porto, where the river flows into...


Day 2 of Alex’s visit to Porto and the beautiful Douro Valley and wine growing. The Douro Valley could as easily be called the enchanted valley, such is the beauty and magic that its landscapes offer. Departing from Porto, where the river flows into the sea and where the Douro wines (table wines and Port wine), produced on its hillsides, also end up, there are various ways to get to know this cultural landscape, listed as a World Heritage Site: by road, by train, on a cruise boat and even by helicopter. None will leave you indifferent. Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors. For more visit: https://www.visitportugal.com/en/content/douro-valley Subscribe, rate and review Travel First at any good podcatcher app, including ApplePodcasts (formerly iTunes) (featured in New & Noteworthy), audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocketcasts, Podbean, CastBox.fm and more. Email: travelfirst@bitesz.com For more, follow Travel First on Facebook, twitter, Google+, Instagram and Clammr: Facebook: @travelfirstpodcast twitter: @biteszHQtravel Instagram: www.instagram.com/travelfirstpodcast Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/2/collection/wi0YaB Clammr: http://www.clammr.com/app/travelfirst If you're enjoying Travel First, please share and tell your friends. Thank you... #travel #Lisbon #Portugal #Europe #holiday #podcast #travelfirst #Porto #Douro Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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