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

1. 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: City Highlights 3-Hour Guided Electric Bike Tour

2. 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: Guided Walking Tour and Lello Bookshop

3. Porto: Guided Walking Tour and Lello Bookshop

Learn about the history of Porto as you walk along its medieval streets on a 3-hour guided tour. Discover its most important buildings, visiting monuments dating from the 12th to the 19th century. Admire the Cathedral, Clérigos Church, the São Bento railway station, Aliados Avenue, the Bolhão Market, the Carmo and Carmelitas church, the Lello bookshop and others. See the wooden rabelo boats that have been used for centuries to transport people and goods along the Douro River. Marvel at the interior of the Lello bookshop, often called the most beautiful library in the world.

Porto: Historic City Center Walking Tour

4. Porto: Historic City Center Walking Tour

Get a better appreciation of the beauty of Porto on a guided tour of the historic city center. Admire the typical architecture of the city as you discover its main sites. Meet your guide in front of the magnificent cathedral, and then stroll to São Bento Train Station to look at its incredible tiles. Discover the historical neighborhood and its mazes of narrow streets. Pass through one of the most beautiful bookshops in the world at the Livraria Lello, and see the remains of the medieval city walls. Encounter lovely houses with amazing tiles, along with artistic shops full of local crafts and 19th-century gardens of fragrant flowers. Walk beside the River Douro and discover charming areas, such as Pena Ventosa and Vitória Hill.

Porto: 3-Hour Guided City Highlights Walking Tour

5. 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

6. 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: 3-Hour Food Tour

7. 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.

Porto: Delicious Food and Wine Walking Tour

8. Porto: Delicious Food and Wine Walking Tour

Gain insight into the city of Porto and its people by learning about the essential ingredients of its cultural heritage. On this guided tour, be guided through the streets of Porto's Old Town and discover the city’s rich and varied cuisine that's full of history and renowned for its quality. This walking tour features a selection of the wide array of culinary delights to be found in Porto. Discover the history of Porto’s gastronomy, traditional dishes, and enjoy plenty of local tastings. Enjoy the flavors of Portuguese cuisine, like the Bifana (a spicy pork sandwich), Port wine, coffee, Bolinhos de Bacalhau (codfish) and delicious Portuguese pastry. On this journey, absorb the smells and flavors of Porto and discover the city through a culinary perspective.

Porto: Harry Potter and City of Porto Guided Walking Tour

9. Porto: Harry Potter and City of Porto Guided Walking Tour

Your magical experience starts at the beautiful train station of São Bento, to discover why train stations are so important for J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter. In the most beautiful café J.K. Rowling ever wrote, the Majestic, find out about her own adventures and inspirations. In the Atlantic Palace, meet historical heroes from Porto. In the Liberty Square explore the mythical origins the fantastic beast of Porto, the Dragon. At the Justice Palace, unveil the man behind the inspiration for the founder of House Slytherin. At the University of Porto, discover the Horcruxes that keep the Portuguese soul immortal through the centuries. And at the world’s most beautiful bookshop, Livraria Lello, unveil the spells behind magical numbers and inspirations.

Porto: Tuk-Tuk Tour, Douro River Cruise, and Wine Tasting

10. Porto: Tuk-Tuk Tour, Douro River Cruise, and Wine Tasting

Explore the picturesque and historic city of Porto in an eco-friendly way on an electric tuk-tuk tour. Get an open ticket for a cruise on the Douro River that can be used a whatever time you wish. Tour a Porto winery and enjoy a tasting of two local port wines.  Head to the centrally-located meeting point which is close to the São Bento Train Station. Hop aboard a cozy electric tuk-tuk and cruise through the streets of Porto. Admire attractions such as the Avenida dos Aliados and the neighborhoods of Santa Catarina and Batalha. After a 50 minute ride, finish the tour at the starting point and receive a ticket to float down the Douro Rive on a rabelo, a classic, traditional Portuguese wooden cargo boat. View the six bridges of Porto, the iconic wine cellars, and fishing areas on a 55-minute cruise.  Take the boat trip, which starts at the Ribeira quay, on the same day as the tuk-tuk tour or at any other time within the next 30 days. In addition to the Tuk-Tuk tour and the cruise, a visit to a winery in Porto is included. This winery tour includes a tasting of two Port wines.

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The tour guide was the best part. He is knowledgeable about the city, and I delight to spend time with. He engaged everyone in the tour, and everyone felt comfortable. Book this tour now, or you will regret it. My family and I took this tour, including my kids (age 5&7). They were engaged the entire time, which really is a gift for a 2 1/2 walking tour. The theme of the tour is about Harry Potter, but Vinny also talks about the history or the city, shows us the beauty, and shares recommendations. He is an amazing person, sharing his love of Porto with one group at a time. He has put a lot of thought and energy into his tour. I truly think he’s the best in all of Porto.

Maria was really very kind, she is a good guide that help us to introduce at the city. Smiling and kindly, a very good guide. Thank you

Magda was excellent and extremely knowledgeable about Porto. She was super sweet and I highly recommend a tour with her ❤️❤️

Porto is an amazing place to visit and getting around on the electric bike is the very best way to enjoy it.

Igor was great!!! He was very informative and charismatic!!! I highly recommend a food tour with Igor!!!