Activities to enjoy in the city of Porto in spring
From late afternoons with breathtaking views, to guided tours in the open air, this spring there will be no shortage of activities to experience the city of Porto, just a short distance from Moon & Sun Porto!
1) Enjoy the view over the Douro River
Porto has privileged viewpoints where you can admire the sunset over the city, or enjoy a drink with friends. Jardim do Morro (a short 12-minute drive from the hotel ) and Jardim do Passeio das Virtudes (9 minutes away) are some of the most popular options, thanks to their relaxed atmosphere and access to stunning views over the Douro River.
2) Explore the Botanical Garden
The Porto Botanical Garden has been open to the public since 1951 and is one of the most beautiful natural spaces in the city. From Moon & Sun Porto, and a 9-minute drive away , you can enjoy the various exotic plants and even get to know Casa Anderson, named after the renowned poet Sophia de Mello Breyner Anderson. Currently, the space gives way to the Biodiversity Gallery of the Museum of Natural History and Science of the University of Porto.
3) Walk along the TreeTop Walk (Parque de Serralves)
Serralves Park, a 14-minute drive away , is recognized as one of the most popular cultural centers in the undefeated city. In addition to Casa Serralves and the Museum of Contemporary Art, the TreeTop Walk allows an impressive walk to immerse yourself in nature, on a walkway raised at the level of the treetops.
4) Visit Casa São Roque
As an art center and known as one of the most architectural and eclectic spaces in the city, Casa São Roque has become a recovered space where you can contemplate art and beauty, both in each room with furniture and preserved objects reminiscent of the 19th century , like the century-old camellias that color its gardens during the spring season. Find out more about this period home with a short 10-minute drive from the hotel.
5) Stroll through the Crystal Palace Gardens
Right in the center of the unbeaten city, a 14-minute walk away , are the eight hectares of magnificent gardens that characterize the surrounding area of the Palácio de Cristal. The panoramic view of the Douro River and the various fountains and statues allow for long and fascinating walks that are conducive to this colorful season of the year.