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Porto: Secret Food Tour

Product ID: 220788
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Join a local guide for a 3.5-hour culinary tour through the narrow streets of downtown Porto and the Ribeira neighborhood. Experience some of the best local food, from an old nun’s recipe for sponge cake to Atlantic sardines.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the culinary secrets of downtown Porto and the Ribeira neighborhood on a 3-3.5 hours guided walking tour
  • Learn from a passionate and experienced local foodie and guide
  • Discover the local food, history, and culture of Porto
  • Enjoy a signature secret dish at the end of your tour
Full description
Taste the flavors typical to Porto and try local wines on this 3.5-hour culinary tour. First your local guide will take you to a confeitaria for a pão de ló (Portuguese sponge cake) and an espresso. Stop at a market to try sardines served with olives and tomato sauce and a glass of vinho verde, a white wine from northwest Portugal. Then head to the heart of the city for the best bifana (a sandwich filled with thin slices of pork) in town.

Next taste a unique dish from Porto called francesinha. This appetizer is made with beef, melted cheese, and a spicy sauce. It is served with a small glass of lambreta (Portuguese draft beer). Explore the narrow medieval streets before stopping to discover the tour's signature secret dish. At the final stop, sample 3 types of Portugal's famous Port wine as you enjoy scenic views of the Douro River. Enjoy an authentic Portuguese food experience as you discover the history and culture of Porto.
Includes
  • Food
  • Drink
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet at Coliseu Porto Ageas at Rua Passos Manuel, 137. Your guide will be standing there to greet you with an orange Secret Food Tours umbrella.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• If you have special dietary needs, please contact the local partner at porto@essor.co.uk prior to booking to find out if this tour can accommodate your needs.
• Occasionally tours can run up to 30 minutes longer.
Customer reviews
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Review summary
Service
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Organization
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Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Essor

Product ID: 220788