1. Portugal
  2. Porto District
  3. Porto
  4. Porto Cathedral

Porto: Magic Train Tour and Port Wine Tastings

Product ID: 49618
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Climb aboard the fun Magic Train for a 2-hour Port wine tasting tour of Porto. Visit one of the oldest wine cellars in Portugal, stop for 2 Port wine tastings, and marvel at the Romanesque monuments of the historic center, including Sé Catedral.
About this activity
Duration: 2 - 3 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Host or greeter
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Sample some of the sweet fortified wines of Porto
  • See the baroque and Romanesque monuments from a fun tourist train
  • Ride through the historic city center from Sé Catedral
  • Go to the oldest part of one of Portugal's oldest wine cellars
  • Learn about Port wine production and what makes it so special
Full description
Explore the picturesque city of Porto on board a beautiful tourist train, departing every 30 minutes from Sé Catedral (Porto Cathedral), a glorious Romanesque monument in the old city center. The train circumnavigates the city center, with onboard audio guides in Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, and Italian for your convenience. Travel directly to the oldest Portuguese wine cellar of Real Companhia Velha, founded in 1756 by King José I.

Climb off the train for an unforgettable tour inside the cellar, and learn the history of Port wine and its famous wineries during a 15-minute documentary. Next, explore the old part of the cellar, before a tasting of 2 high-quality Port wines. Re-board the train and continue your journey around the city center. Pass some of the most important monuments of Porto, such as the São João National Theatre on historic Praça da Batalha (Batalha Square). Continue down Avenida dos Aliados, site of the beautifully tiled São Bento Train Station. Pass the baroque Bell Tower of Clerigos Church, and the twin churches of the Convent and Church of Carmelitas, close to the famous Leilo Bookshop and enchanting cafés.

Upgrade your tour to include lunch in Ruela da Villa, the restaurant of a 4-star hotel. Savor an all you can eat buffet, with a variety of dishes and desserts which are typical of Portuguese cuisine. Hop-off and on the train in front of the restaurant.
Includes
  • Guided tour of Port wine cellars
  • Entrance to the cellars
  • 2 port wine tastings
  • Lunch (if option chosen)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Porto Cathedral, R. de Saraiva de Carvalho, 4000-520 Porto, Portugal

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that this is not a hop-on hop-off tour
• Please note that the last departure, with visit to the port wine cellars, starts 1.5 hours before the end
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 440 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.1 / 5
  • Safety
    4.2 / 5
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Very nice excursion well organized. Visited by train from a few sites to the very interesting wine cellar and stopover in a beautiful restaurant with delicious buffet at will, for a competitive price. Just lack an audio guide with which the visit would be more comfortable although the explanations are given in all languages (a bit heavy)

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November 15, 2019

Got voucher online. Nowhere was it mentioned i then needed to change it to a paper ticket once there, so was told at last moment and missed the train. Had to wait for the next one. Staff not particularly cooperative at the office. All good at the porto factory. Good value tour

August 19, 2019

It's about port

The Port Wine tasting was very informative, we had a great guide! Unfortunately, in the back of the train the Speakers didn't seem to work and we couldn't hear any of the Information. In General, I felt that there could have been more Information during the train tour. All together, a really good tour to get an insight of Porto and learn about Port Wine

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April 30, 2018

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Magic Tourism - Magictrain

Product ID: 49618