The best bars to enjoy a sunny day in Porto!

Spring is here and hopefully the sun is going to shine in the next few weeks! In Porto we love to go out for a coffee or a beer and sit outside, enjoying the good weather. We like to take our time and appreciate the scenery, the views, maybe read a book or just talk and relax. If this sounds like a good idea to you, then check our tips on where to go when the sun is up! Here are the best bars to enjoy a sunny day in Porto:

Guindalense Futebol Clube

One of the most unpretentious bars in town with great views over D. Luís bridge and the Douro river. Placed side by side with the medieval wall, Guindalense is a hidden gem in the heart of Porto!

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Bar da Ponte Pênsil

This bar is a fantastic spot in one of the most touristic areas in Porto, located right beside D.Luís bridge and literally on top of the Douro river! Bar da Ponte Pênsil is a nice place to rest when exploring the Ribeira and Vila Nova de Gaia.

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Esplanada do Teleférico

After crossing D. Luís bridge on its upper lever, you will find Esplanada do Teleférico, a cafe with breathtaking views over Porto! It is located near the entrance of Gaia’s cable car, so make a pit stop here before heading to the lower part of the city.

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Miradouro Ignez

Located at Rua da Restauração, just behind the beautiful Crystal Palace Gardens, is the laid back Miradouro Ignez. Go there for a beer and enjoy its amazing views!

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And how about a bar as closer to the sea as it can get? Ibar is located on the top of the rocks by the beach at Foz neighborhood. It gets crowded on sunny days, as you can imagine! If you find a place to sit, enjoy the sea breeze and don’t forget to try their sangria.

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Enjoy our tips and make the most of your time in Porto! Don’t forget to book a tour with us and discover many other hidden secrets in the city!

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