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Locally known as Oporto (translating to The Port in the native tongue); Portugal’s second city was the birthplace of the nation, growing from a tiny settlement around the water mouth. First settled by the Celtics around 300BC, Porto remains one of Europe’s oldest cities – with the historic centre recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996.


Upon arriving in a new destination, there are very few first-day activities which are more satisfying than putting foot to cobble and exploring the streets, experiencing the culture and meeting the locals. Charming, criss-crossing streets provide the very backbone for some of Europe’s most beautiful cities and towns, exuding the character and joie de vivre upon which the settlements have been laid. 


Europe is rennowed for its exquisite cuisine, so we've detailed nine of the most delicious foods that you are lucky enough to have on your doorstep. From famous Belgian Chocolate to lesser known treats, you'll want to seek out these local delacacies after reading our top tips. 


Europe is known for holding most of the bike friendly cities, find out which are at the top of the lists in this cool infographic!

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