Oporto (Leixoes)

Portugal

Cruises to Lexioes

Take a drive out to the Duoro Valley and admire it beautiful landscapes and vineyards. Take a stroll through the Historic Centre of Oporto an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taste a little wine in Oporto famous for it port wines.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Leixões. Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    WET (Western European Time); No UTC/GMT Offset
  • Language
    The local language is Portuguese. To say "Hello, good morning" in Portuguese say "Olá, bom dia."
  • Currency & Shopping
    Euro (EUR); Shop for souvenirs, jewellery, and leather goods.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Taxis and buses are available to navigate the city. Organised shore excursions are available for sightseeing.
    • Famous For
      Oporto Cathedral is among the city's most impressive landmarks. Built in the 12th century atop a peak, lavish Baroque elements were added 600 years later.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The Church of Saint Francis is the most famous Gothic structure in Oporto and has remained almost unaltered in design since its completion around 1425.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      With it's heavily Baroque design, the Torre dos Clérigos punctuates Oporto's skyline. Climb the tower's 225-step spiral staircase for phenomenal city views.
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