About Porto

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The city of Porto (the Romans gave it the name “Portus”, meaning “port”) has turned into one of the most popular European destinations over the last years. It has also been awarded Best European Destination 2012 by "European Consumers Choice" and Best European Travel Destination 2013 (by "Lonely Planet"). There are now direct flights from New York, Rio de Janeiro and numerous connections to and from the rest of Europe, including an increasing number of low-cost airlines. The city’s centre is one of the best-preserved historic areas in Portugal and it has been classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO since 1996. Porto has a temperate maritime climate, with a mild summer and temperatures from 15º C to 25º C, occasionally reaching 35º C between July and September.

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