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76 Rua Tomas Gonzaga, Porto

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Very Good 4/5 Score from 1 review

A view of the house from the other side of the river.

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome

The house is located in a quiet street in Porto's unique historic district. There are stunning views over the river Duoro and it is ideally situated to explore the city on foot. It is close to to the metro, the main railway station (Sao Bento) and many buses. There are excellent restaurants, bars and shops within easy reach of the house.

The house has been completely renovated to the highest standards and sleeps 6 comfortably with two bedrooms and a sitting room which doubles as bedroom with a comfy sofa bed for 2. Plenty of places to relax including a large balcony overlooking the river. You will be welcomed by Sofia who will have provided coffee, tea, bread and milk for your arrival.

Porto is the ideal city for a weekend break; as the Guardian wrote "Few Western cities combine so successfully charm and culture with a low cost of living..." In addition there are frequent flights to Porto and there is no time difference between Portugal and the UK.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Foz 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 75 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Porto, Nearest railway: Sao Bento
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Parking

About this location

Northern Portugal region

Porto is Portugal's second city, situated on the mouth of the river Duoro as it flows into the Atlantic. It is a beautiful historic city which has Unesco World Heritage site status. Unspoilt, easy to explore along cobbled narrow streets, with great culture, shopping and eating. On June 24th there is the Festival of S. Joao with amazing firework displays from the bridges over the river and celebrations which go on all round our house. The climate is good (although it is fair to say it can rain in the winter) but in the summer it is never too hot because of fresh breezes from the river and the sea. There are good beaches and swimming both to the North and South of Porto. Portugal is known as the UK's "oldest ally" and the Port houses which produce Port are evidence of this. Still run by English families, these beautiful warehouses can be seen the other side of the river from the house and are well worth a visit - to learn about Port and to sample!


Our house is within easy walking distance of the main railway station Sao Bento from which it is possible to take a train to explore Portugal. A particulatrly lovely trip is up the river Duoro and you can see the vineyards for the Port wine (see above).

It is a two hour train journey to Lisbon. There are national parks and unspoilt countryside all around - for these a car is probably necessary but car hire is cheap.

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14 May 2014


"House meets all of our expectations"

Location of the house was very good in old town, nearby Douro River. City Center of Porto, was quite near as well , maybe 15 minutes by foot. House looks very new and modern, very nicely renovate. Th… More

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    Calendar last updated:20 Feb 2015

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    Languages spoken
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    • French
    • Portuguese

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