Livraria Lello & Irmao

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  • Porto: City Highlights 3-Hour Guided Electric Bike Tour

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

    Explore the ancient city of Porto with the convenience of an e-bike to climb the hills with ease on this guided tour. The many old houses of the city of Proto seem to perch over the Douro River, huddled together from the quay to the sea. Discover the old palaces, the churches, the emblematic neighborhoods, the people, and all the picturesque corners that the city has to offer. Porto is Portugal's second largest city with many highlights to explore. The historic core of the city was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. On your tour you will see the Cordoaria Garden, the Clérgios Tower, Gomes Teixeira Square, the Lello Bookstore, Aliados Avenue, the Porto Cathedral, and the Dom Luís Bridge. 

    The bikes were a great way to get around a very hilly city. They were fun to ride and our guide was great. We made enough stops so it wasn’t too tiring and we saw a lot of the sights of Porto.

  • Porto: Guided Historical Center Tuk Tuk Tour

    2. 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...

    Wonderful tour of the city. Saw so much more than if we tried to walk it. Our driver was very knowledgeable and an excellent driver through the narrow streets. This was our first tuk tuk experience and it was great fun.

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

    3. Porto: Hop-on Hop-off Bus with Cruise & Wine Cellar Options

    Explore the district of Porto, on your own time. Using a 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket, a river cruise ticket and enjoy a visit to a port wine cellars (optional). Visit the perfect combination of historic landscapes, river Douro and learn the highlights of the port wine tradition. With this incredible price you can visit the cities of Porto, Gaia and Matosinhos via sightseeing buses, taking a heritage sightseeing cruise. Also, learn about the cultural significance of producing port wine from a cellar (optional).  Special Time-tables: One day prior to St. John's Day: from 8:30 AM until 1:30 PM St. John's Day: from 2:00 PM Christmas Eve: from 8:30 AM until 1:30 PM Christmas Day: from 2:00 PM New Years Eve: from 8:30 AM until 1:30 PM New Years Day: from 2:00 PM

    Nice way to get introduced to the city + great wine tasting experience. Also good as a means of transport to tue relatively distant spots.

  • Porto: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Segway Tour

    4. Porto: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Segway Tour

    In two hours, stroll through the highlights of the historic center of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get to know the charming city as you meander through its streets and hear stories about Porto from your guide.  Start your tour with a brief, but informative training on how to ride your Segway. Notice its modern and intuitive nature as you learn about safety rules. Afterward set off to discover the old palaces, churches, emblematic neighborhoods, the people of Porto, and the most picturesque corners that the city has to offer.

    The Segway Tour was great! Valter was an amazing tour guide with lots of knowledge about the city and good bants- very enjoyable experience and would 100% recommend!

  • Porto: Harry Potter’s Inspiration Tour

    5. Porto: Harry Potter’s Inspiration Tour

    Alohomora! Open the doors of this magical experience for the whole family. Explore the city of Porto through its charming spots that helped inspire the creation of the magical world of Harry Potter. Discover the story behind J.K Rowling and her time at Porto and reveal secret stories with the help of a friendly local. After meeting and admiring the tiles at Sao Bento Metro Station, you will visit the very cafe where the legend of Harry Potter was created. Following this you will peel into the shop where Hogwarts uniforms are sold, before visiting the Lion's Fountain to see the Gryffindor house insignia. You will then visit Lello's magical bookstore, before taking a break and enjoying a Portuguese eclair. Following the break you will hear the story of the Clerigos Tower, before the tour wraps up detailing the stories from the Prison of Azkaban.

    It was a nice relaxed way to see Porto and learn about JK rowlings Harry potter inspirations. The Lello Bookstore was definately a highlight. And the host was amazing and went above and beyond to give us a wonderful experience and special tour of Porto.

  • Porto: Historical Center Walking Tour

    6. Porto: Historical Center Walking Tour

    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 in a very friendly space with your group and enjoy a little surprise.

  • Porto: 3-Hour Walking City Tour & Lello Bookstore Visit

    7. Porto: 3-Hour Walking City Tour & Lello Bookstore Visit

    Join a tour with a private and tailored experience in the ancient city of Porto. Visit São Bento Train Station, the Cathedral, the medieval neighborhood, the most important point views, Clérigos Tower, and the historical Lello Bookstore. In 3 hours, listen to your guide as they explain the historical intricacies of Porto and its origins. Allow them to guide you through the city, walled in from the 12th to the 18th century, and elucidate upon the many stories from Roman rule to contemporary times. Finish off your tour with a visit to the third most beautiful bookstore in the world, the historical Lello Bookstore. Don't hesitate to ask your guide for local tips on restaurants, gardens, public transportation, maps, and more.

  • Porto Private Walking Tour with Fast Track to Lello

    8. Porto Private Walking Tour with Fast Track to Lello

    Get to know the history of Porto with a guided visit to S. Bento train station decorated with magnificent tiles from the region. Discover Av. dos Aliados and the city council with the statue of D. Pedro IV. Head to the Baroque Clérigos Church and relax for a while in the garden of the olive trees. Discover Lello and how it inspired J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter with a fast entrance, avoiding the big lines. At Cordoaria garden enjoy the sculptures and the beautiful trees. Have a coffee at Piolho, a traditional café known by the university students. Take a walk at Rua das Flores where you can see street art and local artisans and head to Ribeira, where you can enjoy the views of the port wine cellars and walk in the narrow and twisting streets.

  • Porto and Gaia City Tour by Replica Vintage Ford Model T

    9. Porto and Gaia City Tour by Replica Vintage Ford Model T

    Meet your guide at one of several pickup points in central Porto. Embark on a 90-minute tour of Porto and Gaia in an electrical replica of a vintage Ford T car.  Learn about the history of Porto as well as local legends and anecdotes. Explore the historic center of Porto and the city of Gaia across the River Douro. Enjoy some stops for photos at locations including São Bento Train Station, Porto Cathedral, Palacio de Bolsa, Clérigos Church, Rivoli Theater, and Serra do Pilar Monastery.

    Manuel was a fabulous guide, so friendly and knowledgeable. Toured all around the area and he waved and spoke to most of the locals. I would highly recommend this tour, it was a fun way to see the city.

  • Porto City Full Day Minibus Tour, Lunch & Wine Tasting

    10. Porto City Full Day Minibus Tour, Lunch & Wine Tasting

    This guided tour of the city of Porto begins in the historic center, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit the Cathedral, the São Bento train station, known for its beautiful tiles representing important moments in the history of Portugal, and stop at the Lello bookstore. During the full-day tour you’ll learn about the streets, squares, and sites in the historic center, including the Praça da Batalha, Santa Catarina Street, Majestic Coffee House, Bolhão Market, and Aliados Avenue. Later in the morning you’ll visit a port wine cellar, learn how the wine is made, see some of the rarest bottles that currently exist, and enjoy a port wine tasting. Stop for lunch a restaurant in Ribeira, and take in the magnificent views while dining. In the afternoon you’ll see the city from a different perspective on a 1-hour cruise, and you’ll also have a chance to see all of the bridges that conn...

    Ideal if you have never been to Porto before. You get a feeling of the city and what to do and see next. Well organised with excellent guide. Many thanks to Joana for a wonderfull day.

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What people are saying about Livraria Lello & Irmao

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 487 reviews

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.

It was a great way to see the city in a short time, to have fun biking, hear the history and some interesting stories of sights and experience lemon tea and a typical desert. We had a good overview over the city and walked around later.

Wonderful tour of the city. Saw so much more than if we tried to walk it. Our driver was very knowledgeable and an excellent driver through the narrow streets. This was our first tuk tuk experience and it was great fun.

The bikes were a great way to get around a very hilly city. They were fun to ride and our guide was great. We made enough stops so it wasn’t too tiring and we saw a lot of the sights of Porto.

Gonna look was informative and interesting during our excellent Tuk Tuk ride. He really brought Porto to life and would thoroughly recommend.