Why choose Porto for your conference?

Porto is the second largest city in Portugal, and the only Portuguese city other than Lisbon to be recognised as a global city. It is best known for its stunning collage-like cityscapes, bringing together colourful baroque buildings, medieval heritage sites and tall bell towers. But most importantly, Porto offers a great selection of conference venues suitable for medium and large size events, all in easy reach due to its fantastic air access.

Portugal Cityscape

Air Access

There are 3 airports in Portugal; Lisbon, Faro and Porto. Combined they create fantastic air access options. Porto airport is situated 6 miles outside the city centre, offering an abundance of transport options to and from town. The airport itself is very modern and fully equipped with restaurants and shopping areas. Get in touch with our local team, for more information on direct routes to Porto.


There are several venues in Porto suitable for large scale events; some of which capable of catering to 3000 pax congress, and exhibitions across 10,000 metres squared. Get in touch with our local venuesportugal.com team today for a thorough breakdown of venues to suit your event in Portugal, completely Free of Charge.

Archive Hall Calfandega Porto Portugal

Highlights of Porto

  • Enjoy the stunning preserved natural parks throughout Porto, and take a relaxing cruise on the Douro River to enjoy the views.
  • The Ribeira District is a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site built upon historical Roman ruins bursting at the sides with historic and cultural delights.
  • In the past few years, Porto has undergone a dramatic transformation, witholding only its history and charm, and drastically upgrading is air-access, hotel and conference infrastructures, and its reputation for art culture.
  • One experience not to be passed out in Porto, is a tasting tour through the wine cellars along the riverbed. It is after all the birth place of Porto.

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