Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and the capital of the north of the Country. Known for the port wine, the Dom Luis I Bridge and its UNESCO World Heritage historic center that faces the famous Douro river, Porto is one of the oldest tourist destinations in Europe and has been improving its infrastructure every year to welcome more and more tourists.
Porto, the city that gave name to Portugal
Porto, which everything indicates that it was formerly called by the Latin name Portus Cale and later Portucale, gave rise to the name of the country, after the reconquest over the Moors.
Porto, “Cidade Invicta”
The city of Porto was named Invicta for resisting the siege of the absolutist troops against the liberal troops for over a year, known as the Siege of Porto during the Liberal Wars (1832 – 1834).