Day trip to Porto and Santiago de Compostela from Lisbon

First destination is Porto. We'll start by the seaside, at Matosinhos beach and at the mouth of the Douro. We will drive upriver towards Porto’s most famous monument, the Clérigos Tower, in the historic center and then visit one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world, the Lello’s Bookstore, that inspired J.K. Rowling to write the adventures of Harry Potter. The next must-see spots in Porto are ST. Benedict Train Station, with its fabulous ceramic tiles covering important passages of Portugal’s history, and the Gaia Caves that keep all the secrets of the world-famous Porto Wine.

Next we visit the sumptuous and impressive Cathedral of Santiago of Compostela, one of the most important pilgrimage places in the world. Here you will see the medieval streets packed of pilgrims who have just arrived on foot or by bicycle. Free time to visit the city’s historic district, the 11th-century Cathedral and the tomb of Apostle Santiago Zebedee (Saint James of Compostela).

per adult from

$793

NZD

Duration

10 to 12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • High comfort Mercedes Benz vehicles
    • Certified professional driver-guide
    • WiFi and bottled waters on board
    • Accident and liability insurance
    • All taxes included
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance tickets
    • Clients meals and lodging
    • Entry/Admission - Clérigos Tower
    • Entry/Admission - Sao Bento Railway Station
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Porto, Porto, Porto District, Northern Portugal

    Porto is one of the most beautiful European cities. We will start our visit with a panoramic view of the sea at the beach in Matosinhos, traveling along the coast until we reach the “Foz”, the mouth of the Douro River, passing through the old medieval city district of Miragaia and arriving at the Tower of Clerigos.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Clérigos Tower, R. de São Filipe de Nery, 4050-546 Porto, Portugal

    Tower of Clerigos-Lello Bookstore - Carmo Church (Igreja do Carmo):
    Here we can photograph the symbol of this city: the Tower of Clerigos. Built in 1754, the Tower is 75 meters high and at the time it was the tallest building in the city of Porto. Next we will visit the Lello Bookstore where writer JK Rowling found the inspiration for her best-selling book “Harry Potter”. It’s without a doubt one of the most outstanding bookstores in the world. Lello’s beauty is a great attraction for a vast number of tourists. We will stop for photographs at Carmo Church (Igreja do Carmo) noted for its marvelous exterior facades decorated with blue and white tiles.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sao Bento Railway Station, Praca Almeida Garrett, Porto 4000-069 Portugal

    São Bento Train Station and Cathedral (Estação de São Bento e Catedral):
    The train station of São Bento is internationally renowned for its interior tiles that depict important events in the history of Portugal. Another stop on our tour is the Cathedral of Porto which began construction in the 12th century. It is one the city’s oldest monuments built in the Romanesque style architecture and its location, high above the city, is a perfect place to see the fantastic views of the Douro River and the bridges that join its margins

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gaia, Portugal

    Here we can find the wine cellars of the famous Port wine. You have the option of a wine tasting visit to one of the cellars of the first demarcated wine regions in the world: the Port Wine Region. (admission fees apply)

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, Praza do Obradoiro S/N, 15704, Santiago de Compostela Spain

    Santiago of Compostela, the Galician city located in northeastern Spain, became the major center of pilgrimage in Europe after the mortal remains of the Apostle Santiago Zebedeu were found in the 9th century, supplanting Jerusalem. Here we will have time to visit the 11th century Cathedral and the tomb of the Apostle of Christ, Santiago. Walking tour of the historic area of the city.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your assigned driver-guide will meet you at the place designated by you (within the city of Lisbon)Airports
    • Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal
    Ports
    • Lisbon Cruise Port - Jardim do Tabaco Quay, Doca Jardim do Tabaco Terminal de Cruzeiros de Lisboa, Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 1100-651 Lisboa, Portugal
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Premiere Tours complies with the new SAFETY standards in accordance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Health of Portugal, providing protective masks and hand sanitizing products to our guides and our valued customers.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Premiere Tours

Activity ID: V-101123P31

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