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Towards Other Earths III: The Planet-Star connection

Suggestions of activities

Good weather and good company should be thoroughly enjoyed, and Porto has a lot of places to see!

If you would like to stretch your legs and take a walk, make a picnic, go to an aquarium or go to the beach we leave here some nearby places:

  • Jardins Palácio de Cristal (on site)
  • Jardim Botânico (20 min walking)
  • Parque da Cidade (1h walking or 30 min by bus - entry from Avenida da Boavista)
  • Praia de Matosinhos (40 min by bus or 10 min walking from west entry of Parque da Cidade)
  • SeaLife (30 min by bus or 5 min walking from west entry of Parque da Cidade)
  • Parque de Serralves (45 min walking or 30 min by bus)
  • Parque/Jardim das virtudes (13 min walking)
  • Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque - Rotunda da Boavista (15 min walking)
  • Parque da Pasteleira (40 min walking or 20 min by bus)

If you would like to visit museums or explore other places in the city, we have some suggestions:

  • Museu Soares do Reis - Art Gallery (5 min walking, 5€ entry) - link
  • MMIPO  - Museu e Igreja da Misericórdia do Porto (paid entry) - link
  • Centro Português de Fotografia (some exhibitions with open entry) - link
  • World of Discoveries (paid entry, sessions available in Portuguese, Spanish, English, French, German and Italian)  - link
  • Free tour across Porto (free, available in Portuguese, English and Spanish; options: Porto city walls, Harry Potter across Porto, Porto tiles, street art)
  • Jazz Sessions – Once Upon a Time in Paris (free entry)  - link
  • Smoking room exhibition (free entry) - link
  • Torre dos Clérigos + Igreja: visit church and climb tower during the day for 8€, or climb the the tower at night for 5€) - link

Of course, these are only some options and there are many other places to see, so you are free to explore the city at your own pace!
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