Porto is known as Oporto in the UK and is a bustling city ideal for a city break but also an excellent base for a surfing holiday
At a Glance
- Getting there:
Flights to oporto are available with scheduled and low cost carriers.
- Activity Program:
We offer a 5 day surf course or a 3 day surf course as part of the accommodation package.
Contact us if you require accommodation only
- Local currency:
- Time Difference from UK:
- + 1 hr
Porto is more commonally referred to as Oporto in the UK - not really sure why as the locals call it Oporto and they, of all peopl, should know.
Located on the Douro river estuary in northern Portugal, Oporto is now a World Heritage Site – commended by UNESCO in 1996.
City Breaks in Oporto
Oporto is easily accessible from the UK with a good range of flights and is an excellent place for a City break
For the historian, the history dates back to the 4th century during the roman occupation of the iberian peninsula. The historic cit centre became a UNESCO protected area in 1996 in recognition of its heritage.
The city has a treasure of stories from its Moorish times to the Napoleonic invasions as well as the alliance with Britain during the 14th century.
Surfing Holidays in Oporto
Portugal has a very mild climate with excellent surf often with offshore morning breezes - net result is that it remains a popular surfing destination.
It is an excellent place to learn to surf and and we can offer integrated packages for the budget conscious – see our surf packages.
Portugal picks up north, west and southern swells, making surf conditions very consistent. During winter the swell size is around the 6ft mark but can get to 15ft or more, making it a spot for those looking for challenging surf.
The summer however offers waves of 3-5ft and is ideal for you to hone your techniqueTweet
Accommodation in Oporto
Location of Oporto
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Doing More … Design your holiday to suit you.
Doing More in Oporto
All of these options are available for holidays in Oporto. Prices may depend upon your chosen accommodation. You can add and change these items at any point once you have booked your holiday.
Design your holiday to suit you.
Activity packages & activities - courtesy of Zenith
Keeping the family happy
Short Breaks in Oporto
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