Porto and Lisbon have much in common – both are hilly cities, with attractive riverside quarters and winding warrens of old lanes and alleyways. Portugal’s two main cities both have fantastic restaurants – with a good mix of traditional and Michelin-starred cuisine – plus great bars and nightlife. Add all this to the fact that they are easy on the pocket and you’ll see why these two cities make for such an alluring city break.
But which of these top Portuguese cities should you visit first? Here’s the lowdown on what they have to offer.
Which city has the most beautiful views?
Let’s face it, they both have fantastic views over their respective riverfronts, squares and ancient quarters.