Experience the highlights of Porto on foot and water, with a sip of port wine!
Come and discover this hidden gem of a city - European Best Destination 2017! Designed for those with limited time or who just want an intro to the city, this tour allows you to experience the best of Porto, leaving you wanting to come back for more!
Exploring on foot, you will visit the UNESCO Historic Centre, Aliados Avenue (main square and City Hall), Clérigos Church & Tower, Lello Bookshop, São Bento Train Station, Sé Cathedral, the Stock Exchange Palace & Ribeira Square (beautiful esplandade on the river).
Relax a little now as you embark on a traditional rabelo boat, one that used to carry port wine from the Douro Valley to Porto, for a one hour river cruise, passing all six bridges in Porto and witnessing the Eiffel inspired Dom Luis bridge.
The last stop will be at a port wine bar where you will sample the city's signature drink in a very cool environment. A truly unique experience!
I can create a customized tour for you should you have any special requests or if you are more than 8 guests.
Meet at hotel or central location as requested by guest.
Walk through UNESCO historic centre visiting monuments and sites.
Visit a famous wine cellar for a tour and tasting.
Return to hotel or other choice location.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 4 hours
Tour can be customized based on guests' requests. Tour subject to change based on weather, holidays and traffic conditions. The order of sites visited may vary based on guide's discretion. This tour involves a lot of walking, it is recommended that guests wear flat, comfortable shoes.
This is a walking tour with a one hour river cruise.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 € - Entrance to Lello Bookstore, river cruise & port wine bar.
I have a licensed tour company nº247/2012 by Tourism Portugal. I am not an official guide and will not be able to guide guests inside of certain historical monuments.
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Nice tour. Good balance between history and current life in Porto. To be recommended.