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Porto Walking Tour

Tour Description

Welcome to Porto!  There is no question as to where it´s fame comes from in the rich Port wines developed in nearby breathtaking Duero Valley region. We believe, however, there is so much more to discover and we hope to expose you to the highlights on our Porto Walking Tour.  We will begin our Porto walking tour in the old historic center to break down the city by neighborhoods featuring some of the most historic monuments dating from the early centuries including the Porto Sé Cathedral.  

The narrow winding streets revealing the rich history in architecture and design are easy to get lost in, but you will be accompanied by our knowledgeable guide who will give explanation and perspective on the importance of each ¨barrio¨ of Porto during the walking tour.  We will cover the more famous street and plazas and introduce you to the local joints where you may want to go back and visit or try some delicious Porto cuisine including the famous ¨tripes.¨ 
  From the sacred traditions, an intro to the world famous Port wine production and the unique crafts that have developed over the years, to the more modern and cool side of Porto, this is a city that you will not want to miss!

  • Private local licensed guide
  • Numerous tips and recommendations on how to spend your time
    • Porto Sé or cathedral
    • Rua don Hugo
    • Ponte Dom Luis I
    • Cais da Ribeira
    • Sao Bento Station
    • Lello Library

      Meeting point for the Porto walking tour is your centrally located hotel or the Cathedral:

      • Porto Sé or cathedral
      • Rua don Hugo
      • Cais da Ribeira
      • Church San Francis
      • Rua das Flores
      • Sao Bento Station
      • Lello Library

          This is a summarized itinerary. Some places may be added based on time, plus we like to keep some surprise element to our tours.This can happen on the spot or you can send us preferences. We would need to know in advance. Ie: If you are interested in Fado and would like to see Fado at night, let us know.

          Duration: 3h
          Start:  10:00am
          Start point: Lobby of your centrally located hotel or we can start at another location.

          Optional for this tour:
          We can combine this with a driving tour to Matosinhos. An alternative is to combine a great driving tour of the city of Porto.

          Weekend or Spain bank holiday: this service has an additional $35 supplemental fee

          Other information
          We will contact you after an order is placed to check everything is correct and to continue the process. Remember we can make manual changes to your order later on. Please refer to our terms and conditions for cancellation policies. If you are unclear on how to book, please contact us via phone or email. Thank you.

          Located in the northwest of Portugal, without a doubt, Porto´s fame derives from the important Port Wine production that has been a highlight for visitors since the 17th century. The second largest city in Portugal has been declared a World Heritage site by Unesco in 1996 but also named in 2014 as the best European destination. From the Celts to the Roman Empire and finally the Moorish occupation, the different civilizations that served on this Iberian land lend to its fascinating allure to this day.

          Strategically situated on the River Duero, this extraordinary city, at first glance emits a mysterious presence that intrigues the visitor to dive in deeper to discover more of its captivating secrets.  From Villa de Gaia, down by the docks of the river serving the Port wine industry for centuries to the medieval architecture of the narrow cobblestone streets that stretch throughout its stunning 12th and 19th century buildings of the Barrio Ribeira. Our Porto Walking tour will help you to unravel the history and discover why this city is worth a two day visit.

          Price per Group
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          Group Size:
          $345.00

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