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Oporto Historic Apartment Great View Center Unesco World Heritage

Apartment with 2 bedrooms in Săo Nicolau, Portugal

From £501 per week

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Apartment to rent in Săo Nicolau, Portugal

Without barriers, without walls ahead . Ribeira own scenery present yourself to you the BeautyDouro .
The apartment it's spacious with a lovely view of the Douro river . Welcome at center Porto .

  • Apartment
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Near supermarket
  • Near bar
  • Near restaurant

Apartment overview - owner's description

This apartment is located on the first line the charming historic "Ribeira" waterside in the UNESCO World Heritage area at downtown Oporto , with fantastic view of the River Douro, Dom Luis Brigde and the whole city historical center of Oporto. You are close the Stock Exchange Palace (Palácio da Bolsa), the Sao Francisco Church, Casa Infante D.Henrique, taxis station , sightseeing bus and all interesting places.
Five minutes for to arrive the wines caves . Across the Douro River are the famous Porto Wine 'Caves'.
This is a quiet apartment, very romantic and with great views (waterfront) unique and delightful to the senses.

Our lovely apartment it's not a luxury space but it's very comfortable with a great charming and wonderful stories .

No balcony outside , but the living-room with 2 Windows to open and enjoy the lovely Douro and unique landscape are there , itself it's a balcony seeing the boats go up , come down ,see birds marines and local people .

This can to be your private home base while experiencing the beauty and cultural vibrancy of Porto . You will have a memorable stay in this apartment....

Oporto is famous for its Porto wine . Visit one of Oporto's most traditional establishments, for a tour and tasting. Oporto is so picturesque: with the old wine boats plying the river in front of you, and traditional port lodges behind, the medieval old-town clinging to the opposite bank and the skyline punctured by the Cathedral and numerous churches .
10 minutes the faboulous bookshop Livraria Lello , the totally unique spectacle of an amazing interior architecture . the Harry Potter’s library in Hogwarts. In fact, J.K Rowling lived in Porto teaching English in the early 1990s .

The UNESCO protected old-town, a veritable tangle of 14th century lanes tumbles to the river and a beautifully restored waterfront. Tiny antiquated shops are everywhere, and, straddling the river itself, are six stunningly intricate bridges, one of which was designed by Gustav Eiffel.
Tiny antiquated shops are everywhere. Straddling the river itself are six stunningly intricate bridges, one of which was designed by Gustav Eiffel. Take the Eiffel designed bridge (D. Luis bridge) across the Douro to Gaia (5 minutes walk) and visit the Port Houses of Ferreira, Sandemans, Croft and Barros amongst others where you can take a guided trip and sample the delights of Portugal's oldest export.

Take a day trip up the river inland and see a country that hasn't changed that much for hundreds of years - trips leave ca 8am and return in the evening with lunch provided.

Green environment:
Porto and North Portugal has so much to offer your family for short breaks and day trips. There are many activities available to keep you and your family busy. Visit the Serralves Museum art gallery, the Clerigos Tower, the Bookstore Lello (one of the best in world for its beauty), observe the contemporary architecture in the Casa da Musica, walk between caves and taste a Vinho do Porto .

Take trip cruize inland up Douro River and see a country that hasn't changed that much for hundreds of years. (The river cruises do not run from 31 October until March. However, trips between the bridges are available all year round). The boats leave at 8:00 am and return in the evening with lunch provided.
You can also have a private tour and discover by car the Douro area.

Be at one with nature in the green vineyards during the Spring and the Summer. See the wine harvest from the beginning of September until the middle of October.

Fun for family:
Visit SEA LIFE. Swim or surf in the ocean or visit our park with 80 hectares. Here you can run, jog, play soccer, cycle or have a picnic where the countryside meets the sea. You can jog for 12 km from our flat to Parque da Cidade, following the river and the sea, each step offering a changing landscape at one with nature – an impressionist painters dream
Interesting cities near Oporto:
Visit :
Braga , Guimarães e Coimbra.
Braga with its Sanctuary of Bom Jesus, the City of new technologies.
Guimarães known as the place where the country was born – 'The Cradle City'.
Coimbra, the city of students with its famous university, and close by the Roman Empire ruins at Conimbriga.
The trains are fantastic and are not expensive

Registration Number: 70787/A

Reviews

6 other reviews

Savio Oct 2018

O apartamento tem uma vista deslumbrante para o Douro; numa rua encantada! Restaurantes, artistas populares, gente mergulhando da ponte, gente cantando, mil pessoas passando, diversas línguas, diversas culturas, alegria contagiante! Ficar à janela do apartamento olhando o Douro e vendo a gente passar! Além disto, o apartamento tem todo o necessário para prepararmos boas refeições, tomando um bom vinho. Fernando é muito atencioso, responde rapidamente a qualquer solicitação. Obrigado, Fernando! Voltaremos ao Porto e ao seu apartamento!

Harry S Sep 2018

We had a lovely stay in the Porto apartment overlooking the river! Fernando was an excellent host. We would certainly stay there again and recommend his place to friends.

Silvia K Sep 2018

Fernando is a very attentive host. From the moment we rented his property, he provided directions , parking information, suggestions of things to do in Porto and much more. The property location is perfect, in the hearth of the historic Ribeira with the two living room windows facing the Doro River and the Bridge Luis I. Absolutely perfect! The unit was very clean and had everything we needed for our 4-days stay. We felt like home and will certainly stay there again the next time we visit Porto. Thanks Fernando!

Tobias Jul 2018

The flat is light and airy and well equipped. The view over the river is lovely. A number of restaurants - some of them very good - are just yards away. The riverfront is lively in the evenings but the bedrooms in the flat are quiet. Access to all of old Porto and Gaia is easy by foot or using the funicular. And you can pick up a taxi close by. We thoroughly recommend this flat.

Andy Jul 2018

This was our 2nd stay here, and we hope to stay here again in the future. This top floor property on the river front has an ideal location for a stay in Porto. The apartment is well equipped, and furnished with all you need. The owner, Fernando, is very welcoming and gives helpful advice about the city. The aircon works well, really useful in the hot weather. The kitchen is well equipped, although with all the nearby restaurants, we didn't do much cooking. Will definitely stay here again next time we are in Porto

Ed S Jun 2018

Porto was the last stop on our 2 week Portugal adventure. We dropped our car off at the airport and took a taxi to the river front where Fernando met us and showed us to our apartment. He took extra care to make sure we were oriented, recommended several excellent restaurants that we ate at, and gave advice on transportation early on our departure day. His communications and instructions made sure our stay was a memorable one. The apartment was in excellent condition, and had everything we needed to enjoy our time in Porto. We would love to come back and stay again.

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Location

This apartment is:

7km from the nearest beach 30m from the nearest bar 30m from the nearest restaurant 80m from the nearest supermarket 12km from Oporto International Airport (Airport Sá Carneiro) 500m from São Bento station Train station

Local activities

Golf 12km Wind surfing 7km Douro cruises 100m

Sights and attractions

Historic site 10m Local food market 30m Museum 500m Shopping 500m Casino 25km

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Outside this apartment in Săo Nicolau, Portugal
This apartment is in the city near a lively area and the sea. Car hire is not necessary as the apartment is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is not available.

Prices and availability

Updated 19 February 2019

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 17 August - 30 September 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 1 October - 25 October 2019: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 26 October - 17 December 2019: the minimum stay is 4 nights.
  • 18 December 2019 - 6 January 2020: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 7 January - 17 August 2020: the minimum stay is 4 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • The prices quoted are for 2 persons ( adults) and 1 child ( up to 12 years) per day.

    £18.26 per person per night, paid with booking

  • Cleaning Fee

    £31.96 per booking, paid with booking

  • According to the Porto Council law, please note that a touristic tax (not refundable) will be charged at the check-in – 2€/person/day (in cash); all the guests should have at least one identity card (passport or ID card) and must show it to our team at the check-in.

    £1.83 per person per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

2 bedrooms, Sleeps 4:

  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 double sofa bed in Living-room , 1 cot

Bathrooms

, 1 Separate WC

Entertainment

CD player, Internet, Radio, TV Languages in English, Local

General

Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 4, Air conditioning bedrooms only, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, High chair, Car hire optional

Kitchen

Cooker, Dishwasher, Fridge, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster

Suitable for

Children

Extra information

Waterfront . Not allow events .

Private Owner From Maia, Portugal Member since Aug 2018

Last seen: 3 months ago

Number of properties: 1

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