1. Portugal
  2. Porto District
  3. Porto
  4. Ribeira Square

Porto Tiles 3-Hour Walking Tour

Product ID: 61159
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On this walking tour find out about the history of Porto's tiles in around 3 hours.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an informative tour through Porto
  • Learn about different techniques, painters and factories of tiles
  • Visit the Tile Museum
Full description
Meet your guide at the Carmo Church. From here walk through the historic center of the UNESCO World Heritage Site where your guide will discuss the tiles emblazoned across the area in all shapes, colors, styles and sizes. Feast your eyes closely upon these ornate works of art.

In the north there were huge factories that produced and exported beautiful tiles all over the world. Learn about their history, where they were made and the different techniques and applications used.

Visit the museum of tiles in Praça de Carlos Alberto, then your guide will take you to churches, depots, stores and the train station. You'll come across numerous other panels and friezes with astonishing patterns and learn some snippets about their history. The tour ends next to the Ribeira Square
Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Guide
  • Museum visit
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

When you get there

Meeting point

Carmo Church next to the tiles panel.

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Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes