On this Porto city tour you’ll experience the history and immense charm of the city. Enjoy a cruise on the Douro River for a unique look at the city's sights, and stop to visit a port wine cellar, where you’ll have a chance to taste fine local wines.
What to Expect
Your local guide will pick you up at your hotel or agreed meeting point in a luxury Mercedes and you’ll head to the Porto riverside area on this full-day sightseeing tour. From there you’ll cross the spectacular Dom Luis metal bridge, dating from the 1880s.
Already in Gaia on the southern bank of the Douro River, you’ll visit a port wine cellar and have the opportunity to taste this extraordinary wine. Continue through the historic center, and take a 50-minute river cruise that’s sure to be a highlight of your day.
The tour continues on to the São Francisco Church known for its Golden Cave, or Caverna do Ouro. Then you’ll have a chance to visit other attractions, depending on your interests.
Sites may include the Church and Tower of the Clerics, the Avenue of the Allies (Avenida dos Aliados), the São Bento train station, Porto Cathedral, the Bolhão market, the mouth of the Douro River, and others.
You shouldn’t miss the commercial area of Santa Catarina and the Lello & Brother’s bookstore (with the staircase that became J.K. Rowling’s inspiration for the stairs of Hogwarts Castle).
- Port wine cellar visit and wine tasting
- Boat trip on the Douro River (approximately 50 minutes)
- Free Wi-Fi and bottled water
- Specialized guide
- Transportation by luxury Mercedes vehicle
What's Not Included
- Entrance tickets and fees