Article originally published on September 10, 2019
Yachting through Oporto may not be the obvious choice, mas it’s certainly the right one, for you to enjoy the most perfect holidays while staying at one of the top European destinations. There are some corners of the city that are definitely worth the trip to Oporto, and to enjoy the most amazing views throughout the city. Today, Luxury Yachts is about to demonstrate the top 5 astounding places that you should visit!
Covet Douro is a three-floor waterfront mansion in Oporto located in one of the most beautiful landscapes of Europe, Douro, a UNESCO World Heritage site. In this timeless scenario, a unique showroom was born and each room was decorated by prestigious design brands from Covet House. This Monocles cabinet, from Essential Home, stands as a perfect example that this luxury brand is an obvious choice to furnish a luxurious home.
The incredible Covet Valley is fully decorated with the inspiring retro collections of DelightFULL and Essential Home. Originally built in the 1960s, Covet Valley keeps its mid-century architectural roots intact by featuring rigorous geometric lines and large windows which perfectly integrate the house in its natural surroundings, perfectly combining mid-century elements with a luxurious touch. The Sherman Sofa it’s an exclusive piece from Essential Home that brings so much life into this living room!
Cais De Gaia
Cais de Gaia is right on the other side of the Douro River, across from the city of Oporto. This beautiful stop is the perfect place for you to explore the finest and famous wine caves of Port Wine. Make sure that you visit this special place, that shares the most amazing views, as well as the traditional cuisine!
Ribeira is located in the heart of Oporto, right across from Cais de Gaia. At Ribeira you can admire the beautiful architecture of the city, that sits fully on the heritage of the city. More than a city to visit, it’s a complete and fulfilled experience that is able to bring you the best in the city, so you can enjoy to its fullest.
Marina do Freixo
Marina do Freixo sits on a beautiful marina that’s right in the heart of the Douro River. While placing your fabulous Yacht there, you can absorb the magnificent view around you, as well as discovering the exquisite Hotel Pestana Palácio do Freixo and it’s amazing surroundings.