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Leixoes

Leixoes is a port city located in the northern part of Portugal, in the district of Porto. It is situated in the estuary of the Douro River, just south of the city of Porto. Leixoes has been an important port city since the 18th century, when it was used to export the famous Port wine from the region.

The city of Leixoes is a popular tourist destination, due to its beautiful beaches, excellent seafood restaurants, and its rich cultural heritage. The city is home to the famous Estadio do Dragao, the home stadium of FC Porto, one of the most successful football clubs in Portugal.

Leixoes is also home to a number of historical monuments, such as the Fort of Leixoes, built in the 18th century to protect the port from foreign invasions. The city also boasts a number of museums, including the Museu de Arte Contemporanea and the Museu de Arqueologia, which showcase the city’s rich history and culture.

The city’s location near the Douro River makes it a great place for water sports and activities. The city’s beaches are popular for swimming and sunbathing, while the nearby Douro River is ideal for kayaking, sailing, and fishing.

Leixoes is also a great place to experience the local culture, with a number of traditional festivals taking place throughout the year. The city also has a vibrant nightlife, with a number of bars, clubs, and restaurants.

Leixoes has a long and rich history, which dates back to the Roman era. The city was an important trading port for the Romans, and was later used by the Visigoths and the Moors. In the 19th century, the city was an important centre for the Portuguese wine industry. It was also a major port for the Portuguese navy during the Napoleonic Wars.

Excursion tips for a day in Leixoes

1. Visit the Casa da Musica, a modern music venue with a range of concerts and shows.

2. Take a walk along the famous Douro River and admire the stunning views of the city.

3. Explore the historic centre of Porto, with its narrow cobbled streets and colourful buildings.

4. Visit the Sao Bento Train Station, known for its beautiful tile-covered walls.

5. Take a cable car ride to the top of Serra do Pilar for stunning views of the city.

6. Stop by the Mercado do Bolhao, a bustling market with fresh produce and souvenirs.

7. Visit the Palacio da Bolsa, a 19th-century palace with ornate interiors.

8. Visit the Clerigos Tower, a baroque bell tower with a panoramic view of the city.

9. Visit the Livraria Lello, one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world.

10. Take a stroll along the waterfront of Leixoes and admire the boats in the harbour.

11. Take a boat tour of the Douro River and explore the various vineyards along the way.

12. Visit the Casa da Música for a night of live music and dancing.

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The climate in Leixoes

Leixoes / Porto has a temperate climate, with warm summers and mild winters. Spring (March-May): Spring in Leixoes / Porto is usually mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 10-20°C (50-68°F). Rain is common during this time of year, but it usually passes quickly. Summer (June-August): Summers in Leixoes / Porto are warm and dry, with temperatures ranging from 20-30°C (68-86°F). Rain is less common during this season, but it can still occur. Autumn (September-November): Autumn in Leixoes / Porto is mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 10-20°C (50-68°F). Rain is common during this season, but it usually passes quickly. Winter (December-February): Winters in Leixoes / Porto are mild and wet, with temperatures ranging from 5-15°C (41-59°F). Rain is common during this season, and snow is not unheard of, but it is rare.

Cruise weather for Leixoes

Our weather forecast for Leixoes helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Feb. 21st 2024 Feb. 21st 2024 max: 15.0 °C
min: 11.4 °C
14.0 m/s
25.9 m/s
89.7 %
24.1 m
80.4 %
1,026 hPa
07:21:58
18:15:29
Feb. 22nd 2024 Feb. 22nd 2024 max: 15.7 °C
min: 11.7 °C
34.2 m/s
64.8 m/s
96.9 %
20.2 m
78.2 %
1,019 hPa
07:20:32
18:16:41
Feb. 23rd 2024 Feb. 23rd 2024 max: 11.7 °C
min: 10.9 °C
33.8 m/s
66.2 m/s
88.9 %
13.6 m
78.4 %
1,020 hPa
07:19:04
18:17:53
Feb. 24th 2024 Feb. 24th 2024 max: 15.1 °C
min: 11.4 °C
50.8 m/s
87.1 m/s
96.7 %
14.0 m
82.8 %
1,017 hPa
07:17:36
18:19:05
Feb. 25th 2024 Feb. 25th 2024 max: 15.0 °C
min: 12.9 °C
46.1 m/s
63.4 m/s
99.9 %
11.2 m
87.8 %
1,008 hPa
07:16:07
18:20:16
Feb. 26th 2024 Feb. 26th 2024 max: 12.4 °C
min: 9.9 °C
35.3 m/s
44.3 m/s
69.6 %
21.4 m
69.2 %
1,006 hPa
07:14:37
18:21:27
Feb. 27th 2024 Feb. 27th 2024 max: 12.9 °C
min: 9.1 °C
45.0 m/s
63.7 m/s
32.8 %
23.3 m
66.8 %
1,008 hPa
07:13:06
18:22:37
Feb. 28th 2024 Feb. 28th 2024 max: 13.6 °C
min: 9.9 °C
43.9 m/s
52.6 m/s
57.4 %
22.6 m
69.3 %
1,016 hPa
07:11:34
18:23:48
Feb. 29th 2024 Feb. 29th 2024 max: 14.2 °C
min: 13.1 °C
32.8 m/s
43.9 m/s
68.2 %
22.0 m
82.8 %
1,013 hPa
07:10:02
18:24:58
Mar. 1st 2024 Mar. 1st 2024 max: 13.6 °C
min: 12.9 °C
47.3 m/s
62.5 m/s
92.2 %
12.0 m
81.2 %
1,010 hPa
07:08:29
18:26:08
Mar. 2nd 2024 Mar. 2nd 2024 max: 13.4 °C
min: 11 °C
55.4 m/s
76.3 m/s
93.8 %
13.4 m
79.3 %
1,003 hPa
07:06:55
18:27:17
Mar. 3rd 2024 Mar. 3rd 2024 max: 12.3 °C
min: 10.5 °C
22.3 m/s
25.9 m/s
76.1 %
16.3 m
76.1 %
1,006 hPa
07:05:20
18:28:26
Mar. 4th 2024 Mar. 4th 2024 max: 12.1 °C
min: 9.3 °C
28.1 m/s
34.2 m/s
59.9 %
21.4 m
76.8 %
1,010 hPa
07:03:45
18:29:35
Mar. 5th 2024 Mar. 5th 2024 max: 12.9 °C
min: 7.7 °C
25.6 m/s
27.4 m/s
42.6 %
24.1 m
74.4 %
1,020 hPa
07:02:10
18:30:43

Cruises to Leixoes

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Scheduled ship calls in Leixoes, Portugal
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Mar. 20th 2024 Wednesday, 20th of Mar. 2024 P&O Ventura 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 4th 2024 Thursday, 4th of Apr. 2024 P&O Ventura 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 4th 2024 Thursday, 4th of Apr. 2024 Seabourn Venture 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 10th 2024 Wednesday, 10th of Apr. 2024 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Apr. 18th 2024 Thursday, 18th of Apr. 2024 AIDAperla 10:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Apr. 19th 2024 Friday, 19th of Apr. 2024 Azamara Quest 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 20th 2024 Saturday, 20th of Apr. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 22nd 2024 Monday, 22nd of Apr. 2024 Celebrity Equinox 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 27th 2024 Saturday, 27th of Apr. 2024 P&O Ventura 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Apr. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 30th 2024 Tuesday, 30th of Apr. 2024 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 2nd 2024 Thursday, 2nd of May 2024 Silver Dawn 09:00 am 05:00 pm
May 3rd 2024 Friday, 3rd of May 2024 Silver Dawn 09:00 am 05:00 pm
May 8th 2024 Wednesday, 8th of May 2024 P&O Ventura 08:00 am 05:00 pm
May 9th 2024 Thursday, 9th of May 2024 Seabourn Ovation 08:00 am 05:00 pm
May 10th 2024 Friday, 10th of May 2024 MS Sirena 07:00 am 04:00 pm
May 11th 2024 Saturday, 11th of May 2024 Mein Schiff 1 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 12th 2024 Sunday, 12th of May 2024 Norwegian Pearl 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 15th 2024 Wednesday, 15th of May 2024 SH Vega 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 16th 2024 Thursday, 16th of May 2024 MS Hamburg 08:00 am 01:00 pm
May 17th 2024 Friday, 17th of May 2024 Celebrity Equinox 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 20th 2024 Monday, 20th of May 2024 MS Hamburg 08:00 am 01:00 pm
May 20th 2024 Monday, 20th of May 2024 Silver Wind Expedition 09:00 am 07:30 pm
May 23rd 2024 Thursday, 23rd of May 2024 Seven Seas Splendor 09:00 am 05:00 pm
May 24th 2024 Friday, 24th of May 2024 Sea Cloud Spirit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 27th 2024 Monday, 27th of May 2024 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 29th 2024 Wednesday, 29th of May 2024 Scenic Eclipse 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 3rd 2024 Monday, 3rd of Jun. 2024 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 5th 2024 Wednesday, 5th of Jun. 2024 MS Artania 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jun. 8th 2024 Saturday, 8th of Jun. 2024 MS Sirena 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Jun. 8th 2024 Saturday, 8th of Jun. 2024 P&O Ventura 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 9th 2024 Sunday, 9th of Jun. 2024 Norwegian Getaway 11:00 am 08:00 pm
Jun. 9th 2024 Sunday, 9th of Jun. 2024 Seven Seas Navigator 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 12th 2024 Wednesday, 12th of Jun. 2024 Carnival Legend 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 12th 2024 Wednesday, 12th of Jun. 2024 Seabourn Quest 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 14th 2024 Friday, 14th of Jun. 2024 MS Marina 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 15th 2024 Saturday, 15th of Jun. 2024 MS Europa 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 15th 2024 Saturday, 15th of Jun. 2024 MS Nautica 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jun. 16th 2024 Sunday, 16th of Jun. 2024 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Jun. 20th 2024 Thursday, 20th of Jun. 2024 Vasco da Gama 10:00 am 11:00 pm
Jun. 22nd 2024 Saturday, 22nd of Jun. 2024 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 23rd 2024 Sunday, 23rd of Jun. 2024 Azamara Onward 12:00 am 10:30 pm
Jun. 25th 2024 Tuesday, 25th of Jun. 2024 MS Insignia 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jun. 27th 2024 Thursday, 27th of Jun. 2024 Seven Seas Voyager 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jun. 29th 2024 Saturday, 29th of Jun. 2024 Seven Seas Voyager 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Jul. 6th 2024 Saturday, 6th of Jul. 2024 P&O Ventura 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 7th 2024 Sunday, 7th of Jul. 2024 Celebrity Equinox 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jul. 13th 2024 Saturday, 13th of Jul. 2024 Azamara Quest 08:15 am 12:00 am
Jul. 14th 2024 Sunday, 14th of Jul. 2024 Azamara Quest 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 15th 2024 Monday, 15th of Jul. 2024 Azamara Quest 12:00 am 09:00 pm

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