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Porto: History of the City Walking Tour

Product ID: 346901
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Travel with a guide to surprise yourself with the beauty of Porto city and its main landmarks. Appreciate the French-influenced old buildings, patterned tiles, and the riverside, as well as favorite local spots for typical gastronomy.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 2:00 PM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the historical old streets of Porto
  • Visit the cathedral, charismatic walls, and the Clerigos Tower
  • Taste some Portuguese sweets and learn more about Porto's gastronomy
Full description
After being picked up by car from your hotel, you will head downtown to begin the tour in one of the main commercial streets of Porto, Santa Catarina Street. On this street you can appreciate the tiles of a beautiful church, as well as the old market known as Bolhão where the local sellers sell their fresh products.

Following that you will visit one of the most beautiful cafes in the world, which was built during a time of French influence in Porto. You will visit the local area Sé, where Porto was born, before viewing the Cathedral of Porto. On the other side of this area you will be able to see the beautiful tiles of the St. Bento Train Station.

You will soon near the oldest neighborhood of Porto, where you can appreciate the traditional Porto life, complete with clothes drying on the balconies. From Aliados Square you will visit some buildings and landmarks, such as the Baroque-style ex-libris tower of Porto, and the Lello Bookstore where the author of Harry Potter inspired herself to write her first book.

As you finally reach the famous Flowers Street, you will go down to the riverside where you will visit the Mesericordia Church, the Bolsa Palace, and the St. Francisco Church, which is covered by golden carvings. Your tour will later conclude by the riverside, where you will learn about the bridges of Porto and the Porto wine cellars, located in the riverside of Gaia.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottle of water
  • Private tour guide
  • Sweets and a bottle of Porto wine
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour will take place rain or shine

From £53.83 Per group up to 4

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Product ID: 346901