Best Neighborhoods and Streets in Porto

Praça da Liberdade, Rua Santa Catarina, Ribeira, Foz and much more. Discover Porto’s most beautiful and charming neighborhoods and areas.

The most important neighbourhoods in Porto

Praça da Liberdade

Praça da Liberdade (Liberdade Square) is the most important square in Porto. It connects the old town with the modern part of the city.

Rua Santa Catarina

Rua de Santa Catarina is Porto’s main shopping street. Apart from numerous boutiques and international brands, it houses the famous Café Majestic.


Located on the riverbank of the Douro, Ribeira is one of the most beautiful and liveliest districts in Porto’s historic centre. Discover the things to do.

Vila Nova de Gaia

Vila Nova de Gaia (Gaia) is a separate city facing Porto. It is a great place to go for a walk on the waterfront and visit some of Porto’s famous wineries.

Foz do Douro

Foz do Douro is a chic neighborhood where the Douro meets the Atlantic Ocean. The district houses São João Baptista and São Francisco do Queijo Forts.