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The Hotel Grande Rio is located in the center of Oporto city, in a calm place to a short distance of Aliados Avenue, Douro river and Dragão Stadium.
We will have much stisfaction in welcome you offering confort, tranquility and dedication.

GPS: 41.15841900 , -8.60689500

To have a precise idea of our location, see the maps prepared for you!
Below, the location map and direction that suits you best:




If you want to use the Metro know that to reache the Hotel Grande Rio, you must change to Yellow Line at Trindade station, following the direction Hospital S. João and exit at Faria Guimarães station Find the Hotel Grande Rio, on your right, at Rua de Santa Helena, a few meters. For more information, please visit www.metro-porto.pt .

Coming from the Airport


  1. Follow the Red Line (direction Estádio do Dragão).
  2. At the Trindade Station change to the Yellow Line (direction Hospital de S. João)
  3. Exit at the next station, Faria Guimarães.

see: http://www.stcp.pt

Tell the taxi driver the direction Porto Center.
The approximate cost of the trip, expected to be 20.00 euros.

By Car

  1. Follow IC1 ( Avenida. AIP) direction Oporto.
  2. Exit to VCI, direction Ponte do Freixo.
  3. Exit right on the 3rd. exit to Paranhos - Porto Centro.
  4. Repeat the same trajectory of those arriving by Highway A3/A4, after the 4th paragraph.s

If you come from south Portugal:

  1. After exit the Highway A1, follow to Ponte do Freixo.
  2. At the end of Ponte do Freixo (Freixo bridge), you'll find the Dragão Stadium, at your left.
  3. Follow ahead, and take the right traffic belt.
  4. Exit to Antas - Porto Centro.
  5. Follow Avenue Fernão de Magalhães, and take the right belt trafic.
  6. At the 3rd traffic lights, follow over your right hand into Constituição Street.
  7. After passing the Marquês de Pombal Square, turn left into S.Brás Street.
  8. Go ahead to Camões Street.
  9. Turn left at the 2nd traffic lights.
  10. On the next traffic lights, go ahead into Paraiso Street.
  11. At the end of Paraiso Street, turn left to Bonjardim Street.
  12. Turn left again to Santa Helena Street.
  13. Grande Rio Hotel is about 50mts away at your left.

As an alternative, we suggest:

  1. After passing the Dragão Stadium go ahead without exiting to Antas.
  2. After passing the A3/A4 Highway entrance (do not enter), exit to your right to Paranhos-   Porto Centro.
  3. Follow the trajectory already indicated to those coming from A3/A4 Highway, after the  5th paragraph.

If you come from A3/A4 Highway:

If you come from A3/A4:

  1. Exit to VCI, direction A1 Ponte da Arrábida.
  2. Exit to right to Arca de Água.
  3. Turn left the Roundabout during 180º, and take again the VCI Ponte do Freixo direction.
  4. Follow the next right exit, to Porto Centro.
  5. At 2nd traffic lights, turn to right into Faria Guimarães Street.
  6. The next traffic lights, turn right again to Covêlo Street.
  7. Turn left to Pedro Ivo Street.
  8. Turn left again to Dr. Adriano Paiva Street.
  9. Turn right into Dr. Joaquim Kopke Street.
  10. Go ahead to S.Brás Street.
  11. Take the left traffic belt, and go ahead to Camões Street.
  12. At the 2nd traffic lights, turn left.
  13. At the next traffic lights, go ahead into Paraiso Street.
  14. At the end, turn left to Bonjardim Street.
  15. Turn left again to Santa Helena Street.
  16. Grande Rio Hotel, is at your left, 50mts away.

If you come from Via Norte:

  1. Follow VCI, direction Ponte do Freixo.
  2. Turn right at the 2nd exit to Porto Centro.
  3. Follow the same trajectory as defined above, after the 5th paragraph.

Others informations :

Oporto City All: www.cm-porto.pt
Oporto Tourism: www.portoturismo.pt

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