- Avenida Rodrigues de Freitas Nº 298 4000-418 Porto
- (+351) 917 938 734
Belas Artes Apartments is situated in the heart of Oporto. 50m from São Lazaro Garden which is ornamented by old students work as well as celebrated artists from the Fine Arts Faculty close by (250m). The building dates back to the early 20th century, carefully restored to accommodate those who wish to visit this fantastic city.
All apartments are equipped with a kitchenette, modern furniture, sofa bed, 42” TV screen with cable, air conditioning and a private WC. Wifi access is free. Our guests may cook and enjoy the dinning area. If there is a balcony or patio, they may savor the sun and the view over the city. In an alternative to this, they may pop around the corner to find a generous range of restaurants, cafes and typical Oporto “bodegas”.
The Galerias de Paris road is the centre for Oporto’s nightlife. It’s about 12 minutes walking distance from the apartments. Rua de Santa Catarina is the main commercial pedestrian street in the city and is a close 6 minute walk away. Our guests may cross the Douro river by the “D. Luis I” bridge, an iron construction, concluded in 1888 by one of Gustave Eiffel’s student engineers, Theophile Seyrig. This 12 minute walk, by the Escadas dos Guindais or Guindais Stairs, will bring you to the famous Port wine cellars on the other side of the river. The iconic Torre dos Clérigos or Clerigos Tour, constructed between 1754 and 1763, designed by Nicolau Nasoni is just 13 minutes from the BA Apartments too. The picturesque Livraria Lello Bookstore, where J.K. Rowling inspired herself for the moving stairwell scene in one of the Harry Potter books, is also 13 minutes away.
The traditional Oporto market called Mercado do Bolhão is a 9 minute walk. Here you can find fresh fruit, vegetables, fish, flowers and much more. Coliseu do Porto is the main concert arena and is a very close 5 minute walk away. 10 minutes away is the Avenida do Aliados, the the central axis point for downtown Oporto.
There are two metro stations close by: Campo 24 de Agosto (8 minute walk) and Bolhão (10 minute walk). They are both a direct link to the airport and Campanha, the main Oporto train station. The airport is a 13km drive away. That’s about 20 minutes.