Events and Promotions

Popular parties – Saint John’s Party




We want to make a special invitation, for you to come to one of the biggest Festivals in the country.

Saint John’s Party on the 24th of June 2023.

June is Saint John’s month, get more information about events and initiatives taking place during this month.

World’s Rally Championship at Porto
For the first time, the Portuguese stage which scores for the Worlds Rally Championship will have a special competition right at the center of the city.

This stage, whose preparation started several months ago by Porto’s City Hall and the Portuguese Auto Club, is the big novelty for the 2016 Rally of Portugal’s edition which took place on the 20th of May.

It was a great pleasure to have our Director,

Dr. Filipe Barrias interviewed by Porto Canal

for one of their shows, where he made a presentation of the Pão de Açucar Hotel to the general public.

Porto – Best European Destination 2017


Come get to know Porto better…

Porto was voted Best European Destination of 2017, ahead of Milan and Gdansk, on the podium of the three most voted cities.

Repeats the category of best European destination, having already won this distinction in 2012 and 2014. The election is the responsibility of the European Best Destination, based in Brussels, Belgium, and consists of an Online vote.

Make your reservation in advance!

Tourism – Porto City once again voted Best European Destination

The city of Porto leads the ranking for Best Emerging Destination in Europe and is placed in third worldwide. The Travelers’ Choice Emerging Destinations awards 2015, promoted by TripAdvisor, highlighted 52 destinations around the world which had the most positive feedback from the users of this travel website.

“It is with great pleasure that Turismo de Portugal congratulates the company A.B.B. Lda. (Pão de Açúcar Porto Hotel) for the distinction as SME Excellence 2016!

It is important to note that companies that annually distinguish themselves as SME Excellence constitute a guiding model that is followed by other companies in their pursuit of success.

More than a well-established economic and financial soundness, filtered by demanding criteria for the granting of this status, the excellence of its SMEs is based on its strategic management focused on competitiveness and sustainable growth.”

Luís Araújo
Turismo de Portugal President

We invite you to spend some days in Porto and find out a city full of life, history and entertainments.
Thanks to our location, you will be able to spend more than 1 week without having to rely on transports, doing all visits on foot.


Histórico Café Majestic

Estação de São Bento

Histórico Café Guarany

Torre dos Clérigos

Igreja do Carmo/Carmelitas

Electric Tours

Ribeira do Porto – Ponte D. Luís

Livraria Lello

City Tours

The Pão de Açúcar Hotel is in the center of Porto and the Events, but at the same time you will enjoy peace and quiet, due to our great location and facilities.

Enjoy our Season Promotions. Request more information now…

Do not miss…

– São João Popular Parties, on the 24th June

– Sightseeing Tours Cidade do Porto

– Tram Tours, true ex-libris of the public transportation of the finals of the XIX century

– Douro River Tours

– Port Wine Cellars Tours

– Touristic Tours in the region of the Port Wine

– New Years Eve – Reveillon with fireworks and lots of animation… At 80m of the Hotel

– Vila Nova de Gaia Cable Car – Douro River

To each one of these events we suggest that you make your reservation in advance.


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Unique place, with pieces of the twentieth Century; distinctive concept aggregating wonderful memories of thousands of people, rare heritage.