Car Hire Porto Train Station
Address & Contact DetailsCampanha(comboios De Portugal), Rua Da Estacao, Porto, 4300 173. Tel: 351 22 539 0274
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Find your perfect car hire at Porto Train StationAs Portugal’s second largest city, Porto is the place for world-class cultural attractions and fantastic food and wine. From incredible architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, to fascinating museums and a lively cafe culture, a visit here never disappoints.
With an Avis car hired at Porto Train Station, you’re free to take to the road and experience it all.
Plan your journey from Porto Train StationThe perfect place to begin your sightseeing here in Porto is along Avenida dos Aliados – a promenade lined with historic statues and grand architecture, best showcased at the Town Hall.
No trip to Porto is complete without taking in the impressive collection of museums and art galleries. For contemporary art, head to the Serralves Museum. Featuring regular exhibitions by leading artists, this gallery has been compared to the Guggenheim due to its cutting-edge design. An artsy atmosphere is also in abundance at Rua Miguel Bombarda – Porto’s arts block home to numerous galleries.
Downtown discover a rich offering of independent shops with nostalgic charm. Many of the shops here feature art nouveau facades. Another superb spot for shopping and absorbing local life is the Mercado do Bolhão. This covered market sprawls across two floors and features stalls selling local produce and household goods.
Spectacular views can be admired at the Crystal Palace Gardens. Overlooking the Douro river, this landscaped park features a historic iron and glass dome that now hosts concerts and sports events. This is also the site of the Romantic Museum of Quinta da Macieirinha, where it’s possible to explore the fine rooms and art works of a 19th-century mansion.
Beyond PortoTouring Porto’s surroundings, expect to see countless stunning beaches, lush vineyards and intriguing towns and cities oozing with unique character.
The Foz district is an ideal spot for a waterfront walk surrounded by palm trees, tranquil gardens and 19th-century obelisks. Foz, which is around a 15-minute drive west from Porto Train Station, has a sophisticated feel with trendy beaches and nearby bars and cafes.
Passing by the promenade, you’ll reach the Castelo do Queijo – a 17th- century fort. While you’re in the area, don’t miss one of the biggest green spaces in Porto: Parque da Cidade.
Portugal’s most historic town can be reached in under an hour by car inland from Porto (via the A42). The 15th-century Palace of the Dukes of Braganza, the Igreja de São Gualter, an 18th-century church, and the city’s castle are among the intriguing landmarks to see here. The Alberto Sampaio Museum, exhibiting a collection of religious art, is also well worth a visit.
Figueira da Foz
Visitors flock to the bustling resort of Figueira da Foz for its impressive beach. Claimed to be the widest in Europe, the beach boasts golden sands and huge waves that make it popular for watersports such as surfing.
The ruins of an old sea fort, the Forte de Santa Catarina can be seen at the southern end of the beach. This prime day trip destination is less than a 90-minute drive from Porto Train Station.
With the freedom and convenience of an Avis rental car, the best of Porto and beyond awaits.