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Secret Sites of Porto 3-Hour Walking Tour

1. Secret Sites of Porto 3-Hour Walking Tour

Get beneath the skin of Porto, Potugal’s impressive 2nd city, on a half-day walking tour that takes in the most emblematic monuments of the city center, and discovers lesser known attractions. Meet your local guide on Praça dos Leões to see the Bank of Tiles. Then, go to the stunning Igreja do Carmo (Carmelitas Church), part of a 17th-century convent with a classical façade. Stop at the Lello Bookshop, one of the most beautiful book stores in the world, before walking to the Torre dos Clérigos bell tower of the Igreja dos Clérigos. Here, you will also find an Oriental grocery store popular with locals. Get breathtaking city views from the Vitória mirador. Continue along Avenida dos Aliados towards Liberdade Square. On Avenida Santa Catarina, pause to taste a typical Portuguese custard tart in a local coffee shop. Savor the aromas of Bolhão Market, where Porto residents stock up on fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers. Next, wander over to the São Bento Railway Station, where the mosaic walls depict scenes from Portuguese history. Admire views of the Douro River and Sé Cathedral.

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Porto Combo: Porto City by Day & Panoramic View Fado Dinner

2. Porto Combo: Porto City by Day & Panoramic View Fado Dinner

Experience the dynamic differences of beautiful Porto from day to night. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel for the morning (8:30-9:00 AM pickup) or the afternoon (1:30-2:00 PM pickup) tour. On this tour you will visit Porto's main monuments and learn more about its rich history. You'll get to see: • Grandiose architecture on Avenida dos Aliados, the Avenue of Allies, representing the Anglo-Portuguese treaty, the oldest alliance in the world that is still in effect • The 249-foot tall Clèrigos Tower and Church • One of the top bookstores in the world: Livraria Lello • One of the city's oldest monuments: Sé Cathedral of Porto • The Unesco World Heritage site: Sao Bento Station To end the daytime portion of your tour you'll visit a wine cellar and have a chance to try the famous port wine. After this portion of your tour you'll be dropped off at your hotel for a few hours before the dinner portion of the tour begins. This is a perfect opportunity to take a short nap after your busy city tour and freshen up for dinner. At 8 PM your guide will pick you up from your hotel for dinner. You'll have a chance to experience panoramic views of this dynamic and beautiful city after dark. Then you'll enjoy a traditional Portuguese dinner, accompanied by soulful Fado music. Fado music is melancholic and the songs are often very nostalgic. They reflect the deep feelings of Portuguese culture, history, and soul.

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Porto: The Original Petiscos Crawl with Drink Pairings

3. Porto: The Original Petiscos Crawl with Drink Pairings

Get off the beaten track and embark on a culinary adventure including a gastronomic tour, wine tastings, and visit bars and traditional restaurants. See Porto from a local's perspective and stroll along the non-touristy paths. Discover the secrets of port wine and enjoy local specialties such as Portuguese sausages, codfish, and many more. Visit iconic places like the Clérigos tower and Livraria Lello along the way. Savor delicious petiscos throughout the evening and enjoy great local drinks with fellow travelers.

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Porto: 3-Hour Food Tour

4. Porto: 3-Hour Food Tour

Experience the rhythm of Porto as you explore the city's local eateries and markets on this authentic Porto food tour. Start your morning with a visit to a traditional cafe to have breakfast as the Portuguese do. Afterward, see old shops, taste their fresh products, and visit a charming market to eat Iberian ham, sardines, cheese, and wine from the Northern region of the country. Continue your culinary adventure with a local lunch and have the most typical, yet delicious dish of Porto with drinks included at a bar or restaurant loved by the inhabitants of Porto. This tour takes approximately three hours and visits five different spots, one of which where you'll have the chance to try a succulent green wine. All establishments visited are local and traditional businesses. See iconic places like Liberdade Square and the Mercado do Bolhão along the way.

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Half-Day Porto Walking Tour with Typical Snack

5. Half-Day Porto Walking Tour with Typical Snack

Get to know Porto with a half-day walking tour. Visit the most emblematic places of the city center, as well as other lesser-known but authentic and defining sites. After meeting in Praça dos Leões, visit the Bank of Tiles. You'll also get to check out the nearby Carmelitas and Carmo churches. Continue toward Lello Bookshop, one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world, stopping at Clérigos Tower. Walk along Aliados Avenue, pausing on Santa Catarina Street for a visit to see where pastéis de nata (a Portuguese egg tart pastry) is made. Next is the S. Bento Railway Station, with its architectural richness and panel of tiles. See the Porto Sé Cathedral, then head down typical Porto streets toward the Ribeira of Porto. Along the way you will see the Rua de Baixo tower, a building that is possibly the oldest in the city. Walk through the daily Ribeira Market, before making your way to the Church of São Francisco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterward, head into a typical restaurant to sample a traditional petisco (a snack from Porto).

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What people are saying about Clérigos Tower

We ended up the only two on the tour, so we had a “private” tour with Claudia Macedo. She was fantastic. It was so nice to have a guide who both grew up in the city and still lives there. She shared so much about the city, history, architecture, culture and her own memories and experiences. The restaurants for breakfast and lunch were nice, and the tastings in between were wonderful. We plan on visiting them before we leave Porto in a couple of days. But the best thing of all was Claudia herself.

My wife and I had a fantastic time on this food tour. The food and drinks were great and Thiago was an excellent host that was personable and had a ton of local knowledge and cultural insights to share. It was the perfect introduction to Porto and featured a good balance of historical information while also providing us the experience of what it is like to live like a local. We definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting! 5/5 stars.

“James” was very friendly and welcoming. He shared facts along the journey to each food stop which helped me to appreciate the city even more. He was very attentive at each stop. The food stops were a great variety of what Portugal has to offer. I would recommend this tour to others who love trying new things.

Our guide Susanna was amazing. She is very passionate and energetic and we saw a lot in the time we had. She also gave us loads of tips for things to do after the tour (and where to buy original or replicas of the porto tiles). We had a really fun time discovering Porto with her.

We really loved our visit with Renata who shared her love of Porto with us with a host of anecdotes and good addresses! A great memory of the trip and a very nice meeting. Many thanks again!