Open House Oporto 2019

The 5th edition of Open House is going to take place between the 29th and 30th June 2019. This initiative aims at showing the inside architecture and decoration of houses in Oporto, Gaia and Matosinhos. In this year’s edition, there will be more than 70 houses available to show during this event with 60% being shown for the first time.

Participation is free and if you want to know more about this initiative, you can visit the Open House website.

If you are going to be in Oporto during the end of June and you want to know more about the inside of a typical Oporto houses, then this is an opportunity you should not miss!! Book now and stay with us!!

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2.3 million Xmas lights in Oporto

More than 2 million LED lights will be installed in 59 streets, avenues, gardens and buildings in Oporto to celebrate Xmas and New Year’s eve 2018. This is one of the biggest investments in Xmas lights from the Oporto City Council and the lights should be available from the 1st December 2018 until the 6th January 2019. To celebrate this investment, there will be a special event on the 1st December at 18h00 with all Xmas lights being switched on in Avenida dos Aliados (the place where one of the biggest Xmas trees of Portugal can be found – 40 metres height and 29 000 lights).

Besides lights, there will also be other elements of Xmas decoration being used throughout Oporto.

If you are going to be around for the holidays, then you must check the Xmas lights and visit the Xmas tree in Avenida...

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Getting ready for the Xmas season!!

Less than a month before the Xmas season, we want to offer all our guests and friends the possibility of spending a nice week or a weekend visiting or shopping in Oporto in a very special time of the year. The city will light up with Xmas decoration and there will be plenty to do and see for everyone, namely families with young children!!

Already feeling close to the holidays season, we decided to bring down prices during most of December in order to make sure that visiting Oporto is still value for money!! If you are thinking about coming to Oporto during the 2017 Xmas season, do not forget to take a look at our prices before booking!!

A Merry Xmas to you all 🙂 🙂 and hope to see you soon!!

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The Happiness Market – Oporto

Every Sunday, the Passeio Alegre garden will host an event that brings together craftmanship, gastronomy and music.

This local initiative promotes the work of craftmen and local salesmen. Between 10h00 and 18h00 on Sunday, the Passeio Alegre garden will have 50 tents with jewelry, fashion, decoration items, drinks, food and much more.

During the event, there will be always music coming from Coreto Alegre. Between 16h00 and 19h00, an invited DJ will be playing a specific track selection.

Once it is an outdoors event, the Happiness Market will be totally dependent on weather conditions!!

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