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Porto: Guided City Tour by Tuk-Tuk and Douro River Cruise

Porto: Guided City Tour by Tuk-Tuk and Douro River Cruise

Embark on an electric tuk-tuk tour of Porto and discover the city's top sights. Choose between a private or shared tour and ride your tuk-tuk past Porto Cathedral in the city's historic center and down Aliados Avenue. Then, see Porto from the Douro river on a relaxing cruise. Begin your electric tuk-tuk tour in the historic city center. As you ride through the city, admire the exterior of some of Porto's most iconic landmarks, including the Sao Bento Train Station, Porto Cathedral, and the Clerigos Tower. Continue down Aliados Avenue and past Lello Bookshop to reach the banks of the Douro river. After admiring the beautiful river, finish your tour with a ride through the Stock Market Palace, passing by Miragaia on your way. After the 50-minute tuk-tuk ride, you can enjoy a ride on a rabelo, a traditional boat that will take you on a cruise on the Douro River. See the six bridges of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia on a 55-minute cruise.

Porto: Hop-on Hop-off Bus with Optional Cruise & Wine Cellar

Porto: Hop-on Hop-off Bus with Optional Cruise & Wine Cellar

Explore the districts of Porto at your own pace with a 24-hour or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket. Learn about the sights you see with an included audio guide. Upgrade to include an optional river cruise ticket and/or a visit to port wine cellars. Visit the perfect combination of historic landscapes, River Douro, and learn the highlights of the port wine tradition. With this ticket, you can visit the cities of Porto, Gaia, and Matosinhos via sightseeing buses or a heritage sightseeing cruise. Also, learn about the historical and cultural significance of producing port wine along with a free wine tasting if you choose the optional upgrade to wine cellars. 

Porto: City Highlights 3-Hour Guided Electric Bike Tour

Porto: City Highlights 3-Hour Guided Electric Bike Tour

Explore the charming city of Porto with the assistance of an e-bike on this guided tour. Discover its rich history, stunning architecture, and lively culture as you effortlessly explore its diverse neighborhoods. From panoramic views to charming streets, our tour provides a unique and enjoyable way to experience the essence of Porto. The historic core of the city was listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1996. On your tour, see the Cordoaria Garden, the Clérgios Tower, Gomes Teixeira Square, the Lello Bookstore, Aliados Avenue, the Porto Cathedral, and the Dom Luís Bridge. 

Porto: City Train Tour, River Cruise & Wine Cellar

Porto: City Train Tour, River Cruise & Wine Cellar

Explore the picturesque and historic city of Porto on the Magic Train Tour. The train departs every 60 minutes from the Sé Catedral (Cathedral of Oporto) and travels around the city center with an audio guide available in Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, and Italian. The train takes you directly to the oldest wine cellar in Portugal — Real Companhia Velha. A guide will take you on an unforgettable tour inside the wine cellar which includes a short 15-minute film, a 30-minute visit to the old parts of the cellars, and a tasting of 2 quality port wines. After the wine tour, the train will pick you up and continue the tour around the city. See the most important monuments such as St. Johns Theater, the Famous Batalha Square with the Santa Catarina Street, Aliados Avenue, Clerigos Tower, Carmelitas Church, and more.  Once the train tour is over, go down to Ribera to join a 1-hour boat cruise along the Douro River. Relish this extraordinary way of viewing the city from a different perspective.

Porto: Historical Center Walking Tour

Porto: Historical Center Walking Tour

Explore the historical center of Porto on a guided walking tour. Visit the Sé neighborhood, wander down narrow alleys, and see the area's highlights. Opt to end your tour with a picnic in the scenic Virtudes Gardens. Meet your local guide and discover the neighborhood of Sé. Get lost in the small alleys and narrow streets of the medieval part of the city. After that, make your way to the most beautiful train station in the country. On the way, discover where the city's nightlife takes place. Next, marvel at some beautiful art nouveau buildings until you reach the famous Lello Bookshop. Discover one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal rated among the top bookstores in the world. After that, pass by Clérigos Tower. This church can be seen from various points of the city and is one of its most characteristic symbols. Finally, get an astonishing panoramic view of the downtown, the river, and Vila Nova de Gaia. At the end of the tour, hang out with your group and enjoy a little surprise. If you choose to have a picnic in the beautiful Virtudes Gardens, you'll also enjoy a picnic box with bread, cheese, hams, fruit, 1 bottle of wine, Portuguese pastries, and a traditional Portuguese picnic blanket.

Porto: Guided Historical Center Tuk Tuk Tour

Porto: Guided Historical Center Tuk Tuk Tour

Take a unique exploration of Porto, in which you will be taken to discover a different and charming side of the city. See the Douro River from several fantastic viewpoints in Porto and Gaia, as you get to know the city in a relaxed style. Ride through various places in your charming tuk-tuk, as you hear of stories that this city has to tell in every corner that makes Porto and its people unique. Enjoy the ride with a glass full of Port - a fortified wine that originates from this area. Porto has in the past been nominated 3 times and elected 3 times as the best European destination. The experience offers a unique way to get to know Porto as nobody else will. Discover every nook and cranny, and marvel at the brilliance and splendor of a city that is full of character and passion. Opt to take the tour in the daytime, in the evening, or at sunset, by selecting the relevant option when you book. For the sunset tour, experience the city in a beautiful light - the perfect moment for a glass of Porto with the most astonishing views over the old town. Pick the night option and enjoy a tour of Porto in the evening with fewer people around and less traffic. Alternatively, if you are a cruise ship passenger, choose the 'shore excursion' option to begin the tour at the main gate of Leixões Port. Start the tour by the sea and get to know the historical center of the city, passing first by the Douro river bank.

Porto: 3-Hour Guided City Highlights Walking Tour

Porto: 3-Hour Guided City Highlights Walking Tour

Experience a walking tour through the streets of the historical center of Porto, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the city through its neighborhoods, buildings, and streets on a 3-hour guided trip. Enjoy old palaces, charming churches, and lively neighborhoods. See the famous iron bridge, engineered by Teófilo Seyrig, the Port wine cellars, and the characteristic Rabelo boats lined up along the quay which preserve the memory of old times when they used to transport the wine casks. Your guide will explain how, in the 12th century, the city grew around the construction of the cathedral, and has survived several Moorish and Castilian invasions as well as the French military invasions in the 19th century. Along the way, stroll along Aliados Avenue to the place that served as a backdrop to the first proclamation of the Republic of Portugal.

Porto: Porto & Vila Nova de Gaia Private Tour by Vintage Car

Porto: Porto & Vila Nova de Gaia Private Tour by Vintage Car

Embark on a unique and enchanting journey through the historic heart of Porto with our exclusive "Vintage Tour." During 1h30min, explore the hidden treasures of the historic center, marvel at the beauty of Cais de Gaia, and take in breathtaking panoramic views at Serra do Pilar. Detailed Exploration of the Historic Center: Begin your journey immersed in the unique atmosphere of Porto's historic center. Wander through narrow streets that tell ancient stories, revealing charming architecture and well-kept secrets. At every turn, discover authentic shops, traditional restaurants, and cozy cafes, creating an experience rich in culture and tradition. Cais de Gaia: Navigate the Douro River to the iconic Cais de Gaia. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere along the riverbank, where history and modernity converge. Capture memorable photographs as the sun sets, creating a unique palette of colors on the horizon. Ascent to Serra do Pilar: The highlight of the journey is the ascent to the majestic Serra do Pilar. Let yourself be captivated by the stunning landscape unfolding before you. The panoramic views of Porto, the Douro River, and beyond are simply magnificent. It's the perfect moment for contemplation and appreciation of the unique beauty of this city. Replica of Ford T 1920: Enhance your journey by traveling in an authentic replica of the Ford T 1920. This iconic piece of automotive history adds a touch of vintage charm to your experience, providing a journey through time as you absorb the unique atmosphere of Porto's streets. Private Multilingual Guide: Accompanying you throughout the journey, our private multilingual guide is ready to transform your experience into a true cultural immersion. Share fascinating stories, local curiosities, and receive personalized recommendations. Your guide is available to answer all your questions and ensure that each moment is meaningful. Small Groups and Intimacy: We value the personal experience, limiting the group size to ensure that each participant fully enjoys each stop without overcrowding. This allows for a deeper connection with the places visited, making your experience authentic and unforgettable. This is more than just a sightseeing tour; it's an authentic immersion into the soul of Porto, where each historical detail blends with stunning views and vintage charm. Book now to experience a journey that will remain vivid in your memory for a long time. The magic of Porto awaits you.

Porto: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Porto: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Get to know Porto at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. Discover 10 of the most important attractions in the city as you walk. Uncover clues at each attraction to find your next destination. Employ your logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to finish the game. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Start your tour in the imposing Sao Bento station with the unique tiles! Learn about the Church of Clérigos which is considered a masterpiece. Learn about the Livraria Lello with its rare architecture, reminiscent of a Harry Potter movie, and relax in the peaceful Cordoaria Garden. See the Palácio da Bolsa with its unique aesthetics and neoclassical appearance. Next, the Igreja de São Francisco awaits you. Arrive at Ribeira Square, the historic meeting place in the city. Learn about Alminhas da Ponte and its tragic history. The icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Dom Luis I bridge, the symbol of the city of Porto. Enjoy feeling the thrill of completing each riddle. Start or pause the tour whenever you want. View the city at your own pace. Learn interesting information and facts about the city. Snap pictures as you go. Solve a puzzle at the exterior of each attraction.

Porto: 6 Bridges and Douro Estuary Yacht Tour

Porto: 6 Bridges and Douro Estuary Yacht Tour

Discover the beauty of Porto's 6 bridges on this yacht tour from Nova de Gaia with an experienced crew. Pass by the charming city of Vila Nova of Gaia and the Douro Estuary Reserve.  Embark on your journey from the Douro Marina in Vila Nova of Gaia on a comfortable, luxury yacht. Glide past through main tourist attractions like the Crystal Palace and the Customs Office of Porto, where numerous exhibitions and concerts are held. Sip on your welcome drink as you take in views of the riverside area with its vast historical heritage, the Se Cathedral, the Clerigos Tour, the Convent of Serra do Pillar, the various Port Wine cellars and the iconic D. Luis Bridge. Stop at scenic points to soak up the views or capture pictures.  After seeing the 6 Bridges that connect the cities of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, we will turn back and navigate to the mouth of the Douro River, where you will be able to observe the stunning natural landscapes of the Douro Estuary, before returning to your departure point.

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Angelica was a lovely guide - knowledgeable and also a lot of fun. She took us to the main attractions of Porto for and was flexible to our needs. She also pointed out where we could go and explore on our own and followed it up with a detailed email as well. Thank you Angelica!

The tour was amazing and informative (as well as thrilling with the Roller Coaster) and our Guide was fantastic and funny!!

Well paced tour around the city and a bonus to sample wine / olive oil and bread at the end. Had a great time.

Enjoyed it very much. It was very informative and our guide was happy to answer everybody's questions

The guide took us through all the small alleys which are inaccessible by other vehicles.