Guided tour

Porto: Cálem Cellar Tour, Fado Show & Wine Tasting

Activity provider: Fado in Chiado

Porto: Cálem Cellar Tour, Fado Show & Wine Tasting

Activity provider: Fado in Chiado
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Enjoy an opportunity to see and hear live Fado performed at Cálem wine cellars in Porto. Discover the music that’s a part of Portugal’s soul as you enjoy the tastes of a white and a special reserve port wine served during the performance.

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Duration 75 minutes
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Enjoy a performance of traditional Portuguese Fado music
  • Tour the port wine cellars at Cálem in Porto
  • Taste port wines during the Fado performance
Full description
Fado is an important part of the collective Portuguese soul, born in the taverns of the 19th century and an iconic symbol of the Portuguese culture. This 75-minute program includes a visit to the Cálem wine cellars to learn about ancestral traditions. The visit is followed by a tasting of two port Wines (white and special reserve), which are served to you while you enjoy a Fado performance. The Fado performance features both male and female voices accompanied by traditional Portuguese guitar and classic guitar. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear to the music and experience the soul of the country.
  • Visit to the cellars in English (for other languages please contact the operators cellars
  • Wine tasting
  • Fado show
  • Food
  • Transfers
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Caves Calem, 344, Av. de Diogo Leite, 4400-111 Vila Nova de Gaia

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • From November to March visit is in English at 6:00 PM
  • From April to October visit is in English at 6:30 PM
  • For visits in other languages, please contact the cellars directly
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 812 reviews

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The tour should have been titled " full-scope Fado Show with some cellar visiting". the actual cellar tour was only about 20 minutes with 50 visitors. It was too short and crowded and you barely could see or hear anything what the nice guide presented. In the end you can taste two wines while listening to a top-notch 45-minutes Fado Live show. The 4-persons band really moved the needle!

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September 16, 2022

My partner and I really liked this experience. The guide at the Calem was really nice and tried to explain everything in a really short time (half an hour). I enjoyed the Fado show, the musicians and singers are really good. We tried 2 glasses of wine and it was totally worth the money I recommend.

August 6, 2022

The whole activity was good, between the visit and the history of the cellar until the tasting at the same time as the fado show. What I found was missing was knowing the two glasses of port during the tasting, we had to sit at a table without knowing the origin of the two glasses to be tasted (a white port and a red).

July 16, 2022

Product ID: 57077