Porto for families

Gather your family and come to Porto. Here, fun is guaranteed for everyone: parents, children and even grandparents!

There is no better way to start your day with a stroll in the Botanical Garden of Porto, a historical place where you can find succulent gardens, greenhouses featuring tropical plants, orchids and even aquatic plants! And since you are already here, take the time to visit the Galeria da Biodiversidade - Centro Ciência Viva, a venue where science meets art and literature, and features all the necessary ingredients to keep the little ones interested!

Shortly after, surround yourselves with the cutest animals at Santo Inácio Zoo, the largest and greenest zoo in the north of the country. From meerkats to giraffes, there is sweetness to suit all tastes.

We can also find animals, albeit linked to the imagination, at Museu das Marionetas do Porto. It is a magical world where children and adults have access to puppets, props and other emblematic objects used in the shows of Teatro de Marionetas do Porto.

Next, take the opportunity to recreate the fantastic odyssey of the Portuguese navigators and cross the oceans as a family in the World of Discoveries - Interactive Museum and Theme Park. From India to Macau, passing through Brazil, you will certainly become the new Portuguese explorers!

It is natural that, after so much walking, your stomach is already rumbling! You can find, all over the city, restaurants with tables where there’s room for the whole family! The Traça, Tapabento Restaurante and Cervejaria Brasão Coliseu are just a few examples of restaurants that guarantee no one is left without a seat!

Now invigorated, go to "infinity and beyond" at Porto Planetarium - Living Science Centre. Take the time to get closer to the stars as you explore the mysteries of the universe!

For a challenge more suitable for young children explore the exotic Passeio Alegre Garden and experience what is considered one of the best miniature golf courses in the world!

Continue along the coastal avenue and take a well-deserved break at SEA LIFE Porto: you will all feel like a fish in water! Right next to it you will find the largest urban park in the country: City Park. With 83 acres, there is plenty of room to stroll, relax and even play. And why not end your day with a family picnic?

​You can also benefit from numerous discounts Porto.CARD in most of these places, with no age limit and suited to all tastes.

Big or small, all families are welcome and, do not forget: we are here to help!

  • Visit Porto

    Last updated 2022-12-06

Planeie a sua viagem


Dotada de uma rede de acessibilidades em franca expansão é possível chegar facilmente à cidade de avião, autocarro, automóvel, barco, comboio ou metro.


O Porto é um dos destinos turísticos mais antigos da Europa e a riqueza do seu património artístico, o Vinho do Porto, os vastos espaços dedicados ao lazer e a sua vida cultural são apenas alguns dos motivos que convidam a visitar a cidade.

Informação Prática

Aqui encontra alguns dados essenciais sobre o Porto, bem como a referência a vários serviços públicos e privados disponíveis.


É fácil deslocar-se nos limites da cidade com recurso aos transportes públicos ou em viatura própria ou alugada.

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