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  1. Portugal
  2. Porto District
  3. Porto
  4. Livraria Lello & Irmao

Porto Half-Day Historical Tour & Port Wine Tasting

Product ID: 32255
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Enjoy a half-day guided mini bus tour though the remarkable historical center of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Travel through centuries of history and tradition, finishing the tour with a visit to a Port wine cellar complete with tastings.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation

Pick-up included

There is a pick-up service between the hotels in Porto and Gaia city center prior to starting the tour. If you would to take advantage of this please reach out to Living Tours at least 48 hours prior to the date of your tour.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the historic center of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • See one of the top 10 train stations in the world
  • Learn the secrets of Port wine, and enjoy a tasting at a local wine cellar
  • Listen as your guide informs you of the cultural and historical significance of various sites
Full description
Explore Porto on a half-day city tour that emphasizes the history of the area.

Begin at Pena Ventosa, the birthplace of the city of Porto. Visit the cathedral, built in the 12th century, before continuing to the S. Bento train station. This station is known for its tiles representing important moments of Portugal's history and culture.

Next, see the Clérigos Church. Clérigos, built by the famous architect Nasoni, is known for its Classic Renaissance style. As for the Lello, it has a Neo-Gothic facade and remarkable plaster interior.

During the tour, you will be given important information regarding several streets and places in the historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about Batalha Square, Santa Catarina Street, the Majestic Café, the Bolhão Market, and Aliados Avenue.

Then continue to visit a few neighborhoods located by the water before heading to a Port wine cellar in Gaia. Learn how this national drink is produced, bottled, sold, and tasted, then enjoy a tasting of your own.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Guide services
  • Sightseeing
  • Port wine cellar visit and wine tasting
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance fee to Clérigos Church and Tower

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Usually tours run in one language but there are cases where one extra language or more can be used
• Tours are available in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French
• The group size will be from 8 to 30 people
• The tour duration is an estimation, subject to local traffic and visit schedules
• Pick-up is included from central Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia hotels
• Bookings must be confirmed at least 48 hours before the date of the service
• Children from 4 to 12 years pay half price
• Children aged 0 to 3 are free of charge
• The services included in the tour are subject to third party availability and may change without notice
• This tour is not available on 25 December and 1 January
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.3 / 5
based on 3 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.7/5
Organization
3.7/5
Value for money
3.7/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Living Tours

Product ID: 32255