Baixa lies in Porto’s central zone and is home to the city’s most iconic landmarks: Avenida dos Aliados – Porto’s most grandiose avenue, Praça da Liberdade - the main square, São Bento Train Station (Estação de São Bento) and the Clérigos Tower (Torre dos Clérigos). A maze of streets, cafes, terrace bars and discos liven up this area, both day and night, enhanced by one of the best access points to the city’s transport system.
Matosinhos enjoys a view of the sea. Situated on the edge of Porto, Matosinhos is also a city in its own right, known for its long sandy beach and its fish restaurants. In the summer, you can enjoy all types of beach activities there or just relax on a terrace overlooking the sea.
Paranhos, the discovery zone. The city’s new university zone is filled with innovative ideas and projects, various startups, creative industry and good restaurants – traditional food as well as signature food. If you want to be near a vast community of university students, from several other universities, and an area that is full of life, then this is the place for you!