Madrid, which is the national capital, is located 210 miles (338 kilometers) southeast of Porto.
This part of Spain is popular with local and overseas visitors. To discover why, explore the other places in the vicinity of Porto. If you're keen to explore more of the region, you'll find A Rua, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Puebla de Trives 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast.
Around 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast of Porto is Ponferrada, a regional center and the home of Las Medulas, Plaza del Ayuntamiento and Museo del Bierzo. Basilica de la Encina and Castillo de los Templarios are also well-worth a visit while you are in Ponferrada.
Stop at Castilla - Leon's historic historic palaces, it's a good way to learn about the region's colorful past.
When you need a break, have a go at shore fishing or sunbathing. Have you often wondered how it would feel to go hot air ballooning? This region is a great place to do it.
Uncover the various tastes of Castilla - Leon by trying out the food that is eaten here. Pork and beef are ingredients commonly used as part of meals here. Hornazo (meat pie) and cocido maragato (goat blood, chicken and pork stew) are some popular dishes to taste. Nicanors (pastries with icing sugar) is a great choice to finish your Castilla - Leon dining experience.
All good things come to an end, but be rest assured, when you're ready to leave the region, you'll still have plenty of wonderful memories to take home.