Cheap hotels in Porto
The city of Porto is mostly known because of its famous port wine, riverside hills and ancient Roman city walls and fortresses. Also known as Oporto in English is the second largest city in Portugal and one of the major urban areas in the Iberian Peninsula. The city is one of the oldest port centres in Europe. With a lot to see and to visit, it can be very expensive especially if you check in an expensive hotel. Wimdu will provide you with a host renting either a cheap room in a house or a B&B or an entire apartment at a cheap price. Not only you will enjoy saving up money by staying in a very cosy room, you will also be given tips and information on the main attractions and sites to visit by your host. This is a cheap alternative to a hotel. If travelling to Porto in mid-June, you wouldn’t like to miss Porto's most popular event which is St. John (São João Festival) and the Queima das Fitas which stars on the first Sunday of May and ends on the second Sunday of the month. You could also take a boat cruise along the Douro river estuary to see the main sights. The other sites to visit are the Luís I Iron Bridge and Porto, the Arrabida Bridge, Sculpture of Ângelo de Sousa at Avenida da Boavista, the Coliseu do Porto, São João National Theatre, the Rivoli theatre, the Romanesque Cathedral and many more. And finally you could enjoy the traditional Portuguese meal called Tripas à Moda do Porto (Tripes Porto style), which still can be found everywhere in the city.
Rent a cheap room in Porto with Wimdu
There are numerous places to stay in Porto which can be expensive. However with Wimdu you can rent a room at a cheap price in a local resident’s house by visiting the tourist spots and also speak to your host about the places they like to visit. It is a great alternative to a cheap hotel actually. On the website page you will find listings that include photos, reviews from past guests and calendars with information about rates and availability for each host. Best of all, this option is generally cheaper than both hotels and hostels. With Wimdu you get the best of both sides, a great price and advice from a local.
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