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About Porto

Porto is an ancient beautiful city situated in the north of Portugal, facing the Atlantic Ocean and on the right bank of river Douro. Porto is the second largest city of the country and the most important in the northern area of Portugal. The city is well over 1500 years old, having a bishop since 572, and itis city center is classified as world heritage patrimony by UNESCO. Porto is also known worldwide for the renowned Port Wine.


Historic Centre of Porto
Palácio da Bolsa
Sé Catedral
Igreja de São Francisco
Torre dos Clérigos
Casa da Música
Foz do Douro


Historic Centre of Guimarães
Alto Douro Wine Region

Useful Links

VII ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization
Porto, Portugal, May 4 - 6, 2011 .