This comprehensive Porto tour takes you world heritage site by UNESCO and includes all the entries to the main monuments of the city, a Port wine lodge, lunch, a cruise on the river Douro. The modern area and the beach side are also part of the tour.
What to Expect
Your day will start with a morning pickup at your hotel in Braga or Guimarães by your friendly tour guide. On board of a comfortable 9 seats minivan, you go to Porto and visit this city classified as world heritage by UNESCO. The visit in Porto starts by the historical center of Porto by visiting the main monuments and areas of the city.
You’ll be driven by your tour guide from place to place, only a little walking is involved so you can be comfortable throughout the day. The main monuments that you visit during this tour in the city center, while others are the cathedral from the XIIth century, the blue tiled train station of São Bento, the commercial street of Santa Catarina with the traditional market of Bolhão and the amazing bookstore Lello (considered one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world). During this time, your knowledgeable local guide will explain you the rich history of Porto and the curiosities of the city. By then your tour guide will make you feel like a local.
After visiting the historical center of the city of Porto, you will have the opportunity to have a high quality guided visit of a Port Wine producer, and to taste this world famous wine. After, reinvigorated after having some Port wine, you will have lunch next to the river Douro (meal and drink is included). After lunch, it’s time for you to relax with some of the best views of the city of Porto on board of a traditional rabelo boat, this cruise will take you from the mouth of the river Douro, passing the bridges of the city and hills of the city of Porto covered with a cascade of orange rooftops from the medieval houses.
Continuing your visit of the city you will now visit the modern part of the city and some of the important buildings that exist in this area. Then, you will finish your day in Porto next to the Atlantic Ocean to enjoy the breeze and relax in the sand beaches that we have in Porto. From here it’s time to go back to your hotel.
- Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel
- Entrance fees in monuments
- Guided visit with wine tasting