What to do on a rainy day

Sea life

Animal lovers will definitely enjoy visiting the “Sea Life” attraction with 32 aquariums, divided by 12 distinct areas, from the fresh water landscapes to the Atlantic, passing by tropical seas. We have more than 5600 sea creatures.

Lello & Irmão Bookstore

Along with Bertrand in Lisbon, it is one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal. It is frequently rated among the top bookstores in the world, placing third in lists by the Lonely Planet and The Guardian.

The bookstore was frequented by J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, when she taught English in Porto and is reported to be an inspiration for her writing. Even some scenes from the movie were filmed there.

Majestic café

The Majestic is a historic cafe, located in Santa Catarina near the metro station Aliados or Bolhao.

Its relevance stems from both cultural ambience that surrounds it, including the coffee get-together tradition, where he met various personalities of the cultural and artistic life of the city, as well as its architectural identity art nouveau. In 2011, it was considered the sixth most beautiful cafe in the world.

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Wine cellars

Many wine cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia organized for visitors to tour the cellars with tasting of their wines. Just across from Porta decker metal bridge Ponte de Luis I, and perhaps you can choose from twenty companies.

Price tasting with a tour of around € 6. You usually try white and red Porto wine.

You can also go by cableway.