2018-09-24 Hotel Da Baixa, Lisbon to Porto, Portugal After checking out of Hotel Da Baixa late morning, we made our way to the train station where we had booked a couple of seats on a train to Porto We board the train for the 312 km journey north to Porto which will take approximately 3 hours After departing Lisbon we head in a north easterly direction firstly following the Tagus River Pleasant country scenery on the way After a comfortable 3 hour journey we approach Porto Arriving at our station Campanha We had booked accommodation online close to the city. The owner gave us good directions and kindly met us at the apartment to hand over the key when we arrived Our wonderful comfortable accommodation for the next few days Comfortable clean bed Very pleasant spotless bathroom A lovely small, safe and private back garden The young lady that owns the apartment has created quite unique accommodation very close to the centre of Porto After settling into the apartment we head off down the road to explore the city Only minutes away we arrive at the Town Hall The taxi strike in Portugal is still continuing still without any sign of relief This evening there are many taxi drivers protesting in the large square by the Town Hall Like Lisbon, the architecture of Porto is magnificent Estatua Equestrede Dom Redo 1V Taxis as far as the eye can see!! Sao Bento Railway Station with it’s amazing panels We see the Porto Cathedral The streets are busy with locals and many tourists Young students from country schools are in Porto singing to the crowds We arrive at the Douro River which runs through the town of Porto which is close to the Atlantic Ocean With the sun perfectly positioned for great early evening shots, we visit the Porto Cathedral which overlooks the town We stop at a popular bar in Porto called Baixa Dinner tonight is at Nogueiras We order some fabulous eye fillet steaks with wonderful roasted vegetables and french fries Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.