From Happy Workdays to Porto Getaways: Transforming Happiness Camp into a Business Leisure Adventure

Happiness Camp is not only about expanding your knowledge and network but also about discovering the wonders of Portugal. This year, under the slogan “From Happy Workdays to Porto Getaways,” we invite you to extend your stay and explore the charming cities of Porto, Matosinhos, and Douro. To help you plan your perfect business leisure trip, we’ve put together a guide to must-see places, delectable dining, and exclusive attendee perks.

Explore the Charm of Porto, Matosinhos, and Douro

Porto: This enchanting city by the Douro River is famous for its stunning architecture, historic sites, and vibrant atmosphere. Don’t miss the iconic Dom Luís I Bridge, the picturesque Ribeira district, and the stunning Clérigos Tower.

Matosinhos: A coastal gem, Matosinhos is a haven for beach lovers and seafood enthusiasts. Relax on the sandy shores, take a leisurely stroll along the promenade, and indulge in some of the freshest seafood at the local restaurants.

Douro: Venture into the picturesque Douro Valley, renowned for its terraced vineyards, rolling hills, and world-famous port wine. Visit charming wineries, take a scenic river cruise, or enjoy a leisurely hike through the stunning landscape.

Dining Delights

Porto: Indulge in the city’s culinary scene at Casa Guedes for their famous pork sandwich, or try the iconic Francesinha at Café Santiago. For a more upscale dining experience, visit Cantinho do Avillez for contemporary Portuguese cuisine.

Matosinhos: Seafood lovers should head to O Gaveto or Salta o Muro for a taste of the freshest catch, while those craving traditional Portuguese flavors can visit A Marisqueira de Matosinhos.

Douro: Enjoy a scenic meal at DOC, where the menu is curated by renowned chef Rui Paula, or visit Quinta do Crasto for a delightful wine tasting and lunch overlooking the vineyards.

Instagrammable Spots

Porto: Capture the magic of Livraria Lello, one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores, or snap a picture in front of the colorful Azulejos at São Bento Train Station. The scenic Jardins do Palácio de Cristal also offers incredible views of the city.

Matosinhos: The contemporary sculpture She Changes, also known as Anémona, makes for a striking backdrop, while the picturesque harbor offers a perfect setting for capturing the essence of this coastal town.

Douro: The undulating vineyards of Quinta do Noval or Quinta da Pacheca provide a breathtaking backdrop for your photos, while the serenity of the Douro River lends itself to stunning shots.

Exclusive Attendee Perks

As a Happiness Camp attendee, you’ll enjoy several perks to make your business leisure trip even more memorable:

  1. Free or discounted entries to main touristic spots (e.g. free entry to Livraria Lello)
  2. Vouchers for experiences (e.g. boat cruise)
  3. Vouchers for accommodation and restaurants
  4. Vouchers for public transports
  5. On-demand live chat with a professional Porto tourist guide on our website, offering personalized trip planning and insider tips.

In Conclusion: Make the Most of Your Happiness Camp Experience

With our guide to Porto, Matosinhos, and Douro, you’re all set to transform your Happiness Camp experience into a delightful business leisure adventure. Embrace the charm of these captivating cities, indulge in their culinary delights, and make unforgettable memories as you explore the wonders of Portugal. Happy travels!