The Douro drinking and nightlife

Bar in Amarante

Bar do Hostel

Attached to the Hostel des Arts, this vibrantly decorated bar serves a full lineup of coffee, local wines and mixed drinks to a young and artsy crowd. Grab a spot on the sofa in the high-ceilinged main room, or catc…
Club in Vila do Conde

Forte São João Baptista

The best party spot in Vila do Conde: think mighty, seasonal, blinged-out electronica throw-downs with international DJs, Bedouin tents, spinning disco balls and up to 2000 people spilling onto the windswept sands a…
Bar in Lamego

Casa do Castelo

A hidden drinking spot lies inside the walls of the castelo. This atmospheric landmark bar is subdued during the week, but packs in a festive student crowd on weekends.
Bar in Vila do Conde


Running deep into the hollowed-out ground floor of an old stone relic, Cacau is a cafe by day and a bar by night, with electro-funky tunes and a young crowd.
Bar in Lamego

Old Rock Caffe

One of the town's most inviting bars, with an alternative vibe and great cocktails.