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101+ Porto Instagram Captions That You Won’t Have Heard Before

Porto is an Instagrammer’s heaven and nothing goes better with an amazing photo than a fun Instagram caption.

I genuinely don’t think I’ve ever visited a place with so many incredible viewpoints. Porto is hilly meaning there’s lots of little spots overlooking the city, providing those epic Instagram-worthy views.

From the colorful buildings that line the riverfront to the epic views of the city from above, Porto has it all.

Anyway, here’s my best Porto Instagram captions (hint: I wrote a few of these after a few glasses of wine so make of that what you will…)

Porto Puns & Funny Porto Captions

A photo I took of Sé Cathedral from Clérigos Tower.
A photo I took of Sé Cathedral from Clérigos Tower.

Let me set the scene…

Here I am sitting in my cute lil Airbnb in Porto sipping on some sparkling wine, trying to think of some funny Porto puns for you.

Here’s what I came up with:

  • I think I’ve been trans-Porto-ed to heaven!
  • I think I left my heart in Porto…better go back and get it
  • No mom, I haven’t picked up Portuguese yet
  • Porto really has stolen a piece of my tart
  • Wow Porto has really tart me a lot
  • Porto…it’s been a tile but I’m back
  • Did I step through a Porto-l or something? This place is out of this world
  • Un-tile we meet again Porto
  • Porto really is tram-endous
  • Exploring Porto really is fun-icular
  • This place really is da bom dia
  • All these canned sardines make me feel so so-fish-ticated
  • I piri-odically come to Porto to eat their food (it’s delicious)
  • Walking around Porto really is hill-arious
  • Erm, is it im-Port-ant? I’m kinda on vacation in Porto
  • For Porto I’d walk a thousand tiles
  • I’ll it again, I love Porto

Cute Porto Instagram Captions

Ok I’m feelin’ cute so here ya go…

  • And the award for the most beautiful city goes to…Porto!
  • Porto has no business being this pretty
  • Porto has my heart forever
  • I can’t really explain what Porto means to me but I’ll never forget it
  • Ciao Porto, you’ve been great
  • I really really really like Porto
  • My heart bursts every time I look at Porto
  • You’ll have to drag me out of here because I’m never leaving!!
  • Porto is a dream that I never want to wake up from
  • I’ve got allllll the heart eyes for Porto
  • In the words of Arnold Schwarzenegger, I’ll be back
  • I might just rip up that plane ticket and stay here forever
  • I could easily spend the rest of my days wandering around the tiny backstreets of Porto
  • You had me at olá
  • I dream in white and blue
  • I’ve never seen a place so swoon-worthy
  • My search history is currently ‘how to move to Porto’
  • These azulejos make my heart beat fast
  • Currently spending my life savings on a cappuccino in Majestic Cafe (worth it though)
  • My legs are tired but my heart is full

Pastel De Nata Instagram Captions

A photo of a pastel de nata I took in a cafe.
A photo of a pastel de nata I took in a cafe.

I mean, did you even come to Porto if you didn’t have a pastel de nata? P.S. My favorite pastel de nata in Porto is from the cafe ‘Nata Sweet Nata’.

  • I’d happily live off these for the rest of my life
  • BRB, just buying another suitcase to fill with pastel de natas…
  • They say money can’t buy you happiness but, erm, it can buy you pastel de natas so…?
  • There’s nata lot else I need
  • I’m planning my next trip to Porto just to eat more pastel de natas
  • There’s nata lot left on my plate
  • Excuse me, how many pastel de natas did YOU eat in Porto???
  • Just enjoying my daily pastel de nata
  • Erm nope, these are all for me…
  • My tart-rate is through the roof!
  • That’s nata problem
  • I hope you’re not burnt out
  • Can’t stop, won’t stop (eating pastel de natas)
  • You’ve got a piece of my tart
  • Vacation calories don’t count!
  • Keep those pastel de natas coming!
  • I’m genuinely thinking of moving here and become a pastel de nata chef
  • Literally tackled an old lady to the ground for the last pastel de nata (sorry not sorry)
  • I walked up a super steep hill so I think I deserve this pastel de nata
  • Sweet creams 

Short Porto Instagram Captions

Sometimes we don’t have to say a lot, to say a lot (if you get what I mean). Here’s some short and sweet captions that capture everything you want to say about Porto.

  • Ciao for now
  • All I can say is wow!
  • Olá Porto!
  • Hey Porto, you look good
  • New cities, new dreams
  • Pretty Porto
  • Postcard from Porto
  • Ok Porto I see you
  • Let’s get lost in Porto
  • Trams & tiles
  • Meet me by Porto Cathedral
  • With love from Porto
  • Tiles for miles
  • These azulejos give me peace

Douro River Instagram Captions

Photo of the Douro River taken in Ribeira.
Photo of the Douro River taken in Ribeira.

The only constant in this city is the Douro River. It snakes through the city and we’re thankful for it as it offers some pretty epic views.

  • Wow, that’s a-Douro-ble
  • I’ve never seen a river look so good
  • This river is almost too beautiful to en-Douro
  • I’m sea-sing every moment enjoying this view
  • I’d cruise down that river any day of the week
  • Cry me a river
  • I’d happily start a new life as a fisherman if I got to sail down this river every day
  • Rollin’ on the Douro River
  • I’m a-boat to take a river cruise
  • The Douro River really is river-ting
  • Get me on that river, NOW!

Drinking Port Caption Ideas

Ok so they invented port in Porto (yeah, kinda seems obvious now doesn’t it). No trip to Porto is complete without tasting their namesake red wine. DO IT!

  • Life’s too port
  • This drink really trans-port-s you to another world
  • Erm can’t talk right now mom, alcohol you later
  • Drinking port is so im-port-ant for your health…
  • Let’s port-y!!!
  • Thank you, next
  • More port, wine not?
  • Came for the views, stayed for the port
  • Just one more glass
  • Surprisingly this glass of port didn’t costa lot
  • I really do make pour decisions in Porto…
  • Thanks for all the sup-port
  • Of course I wasn’t leaving Porto without trying port
  • What did the grape say when it was crushed? Nothing, it just let out a little wine
  • Whilst wine improves with age, I improve with wine

Dom Luís I Bridge Instagram Captions

If you’ve ever been to Porto then you’ve probably seen this bridge. It’s pretty epic.

💡 Tip: The best spot to take super Instagram worthy photos is on the Dom Luís I Bridge walk at sunset. Trust me!!! (have a look at the photo below, it’s swoon-worthy)

A photo I took of the sunset from the Dom Luís I Bridge.
A photo I took of the sunset from the Dom Luís I Bridge.
  • Whenever I see the Dom Luís I Bridge, my heart just ex-spans
  • I feel like I’m on top of the world (well on top of the Dom Luís I Bridge)
  • I’m a sucker for a sunset
  • I’m Luís-ing sight of everything up here
  • Arch you glad to see me?
  • Bridge the gap
  • Wow this bridge really Dom-inates the landscape here
  • You don’t have to Ponte it out
  • Never seen a bridge look this good
  • You’ll find me on the Dom Luís I Bridge
  • Dom Dom DOOOOOM!!
  • All hail the mighty Dom Luís I Bridge!

Viewpoint Instagram Captions

Porto has more viewpoints than I can count, like seriously so many. Here’s some fun Instagram captions for those viewpoint photos.

  • All I need is a pastel de nata, some port wine and this view
  • Erm, excuse me, is this place available for rent!?
  • You’re gonna have to drag me away from here
  • Another point of view
  • Great views are meant to be captured (so I did)
  • I never want to forget this view
  • The higher you climb, the better the view
  • A beautiful distraction
  • Wow the world looks really small from up here
  • That view though…
  • And the views go on and on and on and on and on and on
  • I got orange rooftops on my mind

Porto Riverfront Caption Ideas

A photo of the riverfront in Porto taken from the Dom Luís I Bridge.
A photo of the riverfront in Porto taken from the Dom Luís I Bridge.

Ribeira is the main area that runs along the riverfront in Porto. Chances are that you’ll spend a huge part of your Porto trip in this area so here’s some fun captions you can use.

  • I’ve never seen so many vibrant colors
  • Hey mom, I’m not coming home
  • Ribeira stole my heart (and she’s not giving it back)
  • Is there a way I can take one of these pretty houses back home?
  • This really must be what dreams are made of
  • I just can’t get enough of this place
  • Porto’s riverfront is a dream in reality
  • I could watch these little boats sailing down the river allllll night
  • Sea breeze, yes please
  • Water you doing here?!
  • You’ll find me along the riverfront (p.s. don’t find me)
  • Look I know I said I was working from home but I’m actually walking down the riverfront in Porto…

Quotes About Porto

Sometimes you might not want to say anything at all. Let someone else say it…

  • “Porto is one of the most beautiful and mesmerizing places I’ve ever been and I just can’t get enough.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  • “I’ve got two places I like to be. Portugal is one.” – Cliff Richard
  • “Any Portuguese town looks like bride’s finery – something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue.” – Mary McCarthy
  • “I’d give anything to wake up in Porto just one more time listening to the sounds of the birds chirping, the boats rowing down the river and the chefs cooking up some fresh pastel de natas.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  • “When I think about the most exotic, beautiful places, Porto is at the front of my mind. It’s incredible, man. You have an idea of what Europe is like as an American, and people talk about Paris, Berlin and Stockholm, which are all great, but it wasn’t until I went to Porto that I felt that idea of this exotic, beautiful, timeless place.” – Kevin Morby
  • “Porto, your initials, they are the name of Portugal. It’s five real letters. Well, you are original.” – Pedro Augusto
  • “I’ve never been anywhere quite like Porto. It’s a place that you just don’t ever get tired of.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  • “If there is one portion of Europe which was made by the sea more than another, Portugal is that slice, that portion, that belt. Portugal was made by the Atlantic.” – Hilaire Belloc
  • “My affection hath an unknown bottom, like the Bay of Portugal.” – William Shakespeare

And that’s it!

Those are my best Porto captions for Instagram (or wherever else you kids upload these days).

I don’t know about you but I always find that everyone uses the same Instagram captions these days so, after living in Porto for a month, I thought I’d put together some unique captions that really sum the city up.

Hope you like them!

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Megan Jones is a travel expert and founder of Traveller's Elixir, who has been travelling the world full time since 2021. Megan's travel tips been featured in numerous media outlets including Metro, Timeout, Thrillist and more.

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