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Porto: 4x4 Mountain Tour

Product ID: 67139
Journey to the outskirts of Porto where you will partake in a tour of the mountains with a local guide. Visit the age-old Roman mines and a rural mountain village as the day goes on. Take in panoramic views of the city from the observation deck.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese

Pickup included

All hotels and apartments in Porto
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Reach Roman excavations in the mountains of Valongo
  • Connect with nature and visit the community of an old remote village
  • Make your way to wonderful viewpoints in the mountains via a 4x4 vehicle
Full description
The adventure starts with a free pickup at your Porto accommodation. Next, head to the mountainous regions inside Porto Mountains Park where you will see Roman mines (from the outside only) dating back to 2,000 years ago.

From the top of the mountain, you will be able to enjoy the most wonderful viewpoints. Next, move on to an old and isolated village in the mountains where you can observe the local community in their daily activities and life. Continue the tour by traveling along the River Ferreira where you will see watermills, one of which is still used by local residents to eat and drink in the mountains.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Video of tour
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch

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Important information
Know before you go
• Use of comfortable footwear recommended
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 41 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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This trip was absolutely amazing! picked up from our apartment and taken to the beautiful mountains, where the views were incredible. We also learned a lot about the history of Porto and were shown Roman mines, and visited a picturesque village with only 12 inhabitants; it was something out of a fairytale. Ricardo was an amazing host, made us feel very comfortable and safe, and I would thoroughly recommend! :)

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5 February 2020

Fantastic. Beautiful scenery and fabulous information shared by our driver. Very prompt and efficient service, all delivered by an outstanding driver who answered all our questions. He went above and beyond by taking all photographs along the way, which was a pleasant change from having to use our own phones. Amazing trip.

31 December 2019

GREAT !!! All was superb, Joss and his partner were great Guide/Driver, very friendly and knowledgeable. Also full of good tips on activities in the area. We all thoroughly enjoyed the ride, and we had 2 seniors 2 adults and 2 children, which in itself is proof that the hosts could entertain all. This really was the activity that topped all others during our week holiday in Porto. DO NOT MISS the vantage points over douro valley and Porto.

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13 November 2019

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Oporto Mountain Tour

Product ID: 67139