The Best of Porto: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Get to know the history and culture of Porto on this Walking Tour!!

This experience introduces you to the essential sights and locations in Porto.

Explore the city’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed historic center, seeing Baroque churches and the incredible Porto Cathedral. Hear of Moorish invasions and see some of the city’s more modern highlights, like the wine cellars where its famous Port (fortified wine) is aged, and its iconic iron bridge – Ponte de Dom Luis I.

We will take you to discover this city that perches over the river and it´s composed of old houses that seem to huddle each other, with a unique charm and character.

Just need to choose from the morning or afternoon schedule and inform us about your preferred language. Don't forget to bring your camera, we guarantee amazing views and great moments. Public and private tours available every day.

Join us!

per adult from

$41

NZD

Duration

3 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Best Of Porto Walking Tour of 3-Hour, with Live Comentary.
    • Company Liability Insurance and Personal Injury Insurance
    • Each Tour is accompanied by one of our Storytellers.
    • General briefing is given before the activity.
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and beverages
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
    • Entry/Admission - Ponte de Dom Luis I
    • Entry/Admission - Sao Bento Railway Station
    • Entry/Admission - Cafe Majestic
    • Entry/Admission - Livraria Lello
    • Entry/Admission - Torre dos Clerigos
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), Terreiro Se, Porto 4050-573 Portugal

    The Porto Cathedral is located in the heart of the historic area and is one of the oldest monuments in Portugal.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Ponte de Dom Luis I, Pte. Luiz I, Porto Portugal

    This bridge of metal structure was built between 1881 and 1888 linking both cities, Porto and Gaia.

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    The station connects the Minho and Douro Valley railway lines. The building has french arquitecture traces which was designed by the portuguese architect José Marques da Silva and officially inaugurated on October 5th, 1916. This site is very well-known for its tile panels.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mercado do Bolhao, Rua Formosa, Porto 4000-214 Portugal

    The market is one of the most emblematic markets in the city. It is a typical neoclassical building. The Bolhão market offers fresh local products. The market is organized by product areas which includes fish, meat, vegetables, fruits and flowers. Outside the building, there are a variety of coffee and clothes shops.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cafe Majestic, Rua Caterina, Porto Portugal

    This historic coffee shop can be found in Santa Catarina street. This place resembles the Belle Epoque-era with carved wood, mirrors and chandellers. In 2011, this beautiful coffee shop was considered the sixth most beautiful coffee in the world.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Livraria Lello, Rua Carmelitas 144 Vitória, Porto 4050-161 Portugal

    Lello & Irmão Bookstore - This bookstore has been considered as one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world by several personalities and entities. The stairways served as inspiration for the Hogwarts’ stairways in the Harry Potter books, since JK Rowling lived in Porto.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Torre dos Clerigos, Rua Sao Filipe Neri, Porto 4050-546 Portugal

    The church and tower are great architectural examples of the 18th century. The tower is the trademark of the city. It was designed by the architect Nicolau Nasoni, both buildings have a Baroque style and since 1910 they are part of the National Monuments.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Ribeira Square, Praca Ribeira 1, Porto 4050-513 Portugal

    Ribeira Neighborhood - Ribeira is one of the oldest areas of the city. Located along the river, it integrates the list of UNESCO sites. This is a very popular area full of restaurants and bars.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Statue of Vímara Peres, Calçada de Vandoma, 4000-013 Porto, Portugal
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • A small amount of walking is involved. We recommend comfortable shoes.
    • This tour operates in the rain so please check the weather conditions and dress accordantly. The company provides ponchos.
    • All customers with reservation must check in 15min prior to the tour start.
    • Minimum number of 2 people applies. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • 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
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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

15

Organised by Bluedragon

Activity ID: V-5902PORTOWALK

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