Posts tagged "Oporto"

Wine Dinner Giveaway winner

The winner of the Giveaway Wine2Dine offered by Porto Cruz in partnership with Porto Envolto is the contestant no. 58, Ricardo Matosinhos (there were a total of 58 contestants, therefore 58 is the highest and closest number to the termination of the 25 th April ‘s Lotaria Clássica 1st prize, with the no. 10499 – see oficial...
Gold from the Portuguese Discoveries

Gold from the Portuguese Discoveries

Portuguese brought many richest from their maritime Discoveries around the world in the XV and XVI centuries. This is a Justo, a currency that enhanced the prestige and power of the Portuguese king Dom João II, over 500 years ago! This coin was minted in 1485 with gold from the western coast of Africa, mainly...
Rabelo boats

Rabelo boats

Belfries always around us

Belfries always around us

In Porto belfries have the most romantic views of the city. #VeraDantas #PortoEnvolto #Porto #Oporto
Torre dos Clérigos, The magical Tower of Porto

Torre dos Clérigos, The magical Tower of Porto

Wherever you are, if you are looking at the heart of Porto you can´t miss it: the beautiful XVIII century Torre dos Clérigos (Clerigos Tower) stands out as the main Porto landmark. Firmly rooted in Porto’s identity, it was inaugurated in 1763, rises about 76 meters high and is the most visited monument of Porto. The Church...
Porto after the flood of the Douro river

Porto after the flood of the Douro river

      This morning, crossing the D.Luis Bridge over Porto and Gaia, I couldn’t resist to step out of the light rail and see at close the damages caused on Porto after the flood of the Douro river due to bad weather yesterday. During the night, Porto and Gaia waterfronts were under water after the...
The sparkling Christmas tree in the heart of northern of Portugal

The sparkling Christmas tree in the heart of northern of Portugal

  #VeraDantas #PortoEnvolto #Porto #Christmas
Special edition on Porto Luxury Christmas Gift Guide coming soon!

Special edition on Porto Luxury Christmas Gift Guide coming soon!

Looking for something unique to offer this Christmas? portoenvolto.com is preparing a special edition you don’t wan’t to miss: PORTO LUXURY CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE 2015. Stay tuned! À procura de glamour? O portoenvolto.com está a preparar uma edição especial que não vai mesmo querer perder: GUIA DE COMPRAS DE LUXO DE NATAL NO PORTO 2015....
Villar d'Allen: Where camellias tell a story | Onde as camélias contam uma história

Villar d’Allen: Where camellias tell a story | Onde as camélias contam uma história

To walk around Villar d’Allen is to immerse in a romantic journey through natural landscape and history, where camellias tell a story. This English manor, located in the outskirts of Porto, opens its doors to everyone who wants to see – and even call their one – some of the finest existing camellias. Native from China,...
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