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The Essence of Oporto Walking Tour

Product ID: 112666
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Come and feel the atmosphere and essence of Oporto (considered UNESCO´s World Heritage). Discover the history behind the development and foundation of this commendable city. Enjoy the unambiguous richness of its architecture and heritage.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
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Spanish, English, French
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  • Discover Oporto's history
  • Marvel at the sights
  • Explore the downtown of Porto
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During this guided walking tour, you will be led through the Oporto´s historic center by an experienced and well-versed guide, allowing you to take in a clear vision of Oporto´s typical neighborhoods, streets, and main attractions.

The visit starts at Oporto´s Cathedral (Sé). Here the expansion of the city in the 12th Century began. You may contemplate a unique view of the Douro river upon the D. Luís Bridge and glimpse the Rabelo boats lined up along the pier. The tour continues through the downtown of Porto, an area that has undergone a remarkable transformation in the past years.

You´ll then continue along the Avenida dos Aliados, where you will have the opportunity to visit the acclaimed Clerigos Tower (Torre dos Clérigos). Next, continue to Lello´s Bookstore and to the Rua das Carmelitas. The visit descends to the historic center of Porto, towards the Palácio da Bolsa, Hardclub and the Ribeira of Oporto. It then ends at the emblematic Church of Saint Francisco.
  • Guided Tour
  • Entrance tickets to the Lello Bookstore
What’s Not Included
  • Food and Beverages
  • Tip

When you get there

Meeting point

Sé do Porto (Oporto´s Cathedral)

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Know before you go
Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes.

Arrive 10 minutes before departure.