Cruise destination Leixoes, PortoWelcome to the Leixoes Cruise Port Guide. Leixões is the name of the port closest to the city of Porto. The port is about 9 km / 5,5 miles from the city centre. Porto has approximately 240.000 inhabitants and it is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Many, including ourselves, truly think Porto is the most beautiful, charming city of Portugal. This is the town where you can expect anything typically Portuguese; countless houses decorated with Portuguese tiles, Gothic cathedrals, fado restaurants and amazing food. The city is so incredibly colorful and there are so many things happening on every street corner. Just a walk through the city or along the famous Duoro river will give you a taste of this beautiful Portuguese city has to offer. The Portuguese culture in all its glory will never fail to impress in Porto and therefore this entire city centre is also listed on the UNESCO world heritage list. Make sure this one is on your itinerary on a cruise to Portugal. Go for a city walk, explore the countless churches decorated with gold and tiles or enjoy the Port wines made here in the area. There is something to do here for everyone. Find out below how to get yourself from the cruise port to the city centre in our Porto cruise port guide.