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Discovering Oporto Tour

During the Discovering Oporto Tour we will experience the history and immense charm of the city. We’ll visit the most important monuments, the riverside area ‘zona Ribeirinha do Porto’ and its most celebrated Port’s wine cellars. Included in this day tour is also a boat trip where we have the opportunity to enjoy a unique view of the city from the Douro’s River.

Sightseeing tours Sightseeing private tour
Duration 8 hours
Start and finish Starting and finishing in Oporto
Number of people 2 or more people

Oporto features

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • One of the best preserved cities in Europe
  • Architectural treasures
  • Stunning churches and monuments
  • Amazing river landscapes
  • Excellent wines and gastronomy
  • Warm & friendly people

About this tour

Private

Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).

Tailor-made

The tour highlights recommend some places to visit, however, there are others that may interest you, so we list some of them on ‘optional visits and experiences’.
Our main goal is to provide you an unforgettable day therefore we have the flexibility to customize the itinerary according your preferences and tour length.

Pick you up and Drop off on the agreed spot

Our local guide will pick you up at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or other meeting point.

Our Premium Tours guarantee

Our guide/driver will drive you during your tour, sharing stories and curiosities about the places you’ll visit as well as its historic context. Since our guide is also the driver, and in order to provide you great tour, it’s possible that the guide won’t always join you on your visits to the inside of the monuments. Find out why.

Tour highlights

Oporto’s Ribeira

Is the riverside area of the city and it’s part of the historic centre as well.

Dom Luis metal bridge

Inaugurated in 1886. Is an icon of the Oporto city. The bridge connects Oporto and Vila Nova de Gaia while crossing the Douro River. It’s was designed by Théophile Seyrig, a disciple of Gustave Eiffel.

Port’s wine cellars

Port’s Wine is internationally acclaimed for its quality and although it is produced in the Douro Valley, its cellars can be found in Oporto, most precisely in Vila Nova de Gaia. You’ll have opportunity to visit one and enjoy a wine tasting.

Cruise at the Douro’s River

Enjoy the fantastic landscapes ranging from Vila Nova de Gaia and Oporto bridge, to the Alto Douro Wine Region. This trip will length around 50 mints on a typical local boat called ‘Rabelo’.

Avenue of the Allies – ‘Avenida dos Aliados’

Oporto’s main avenue and it is considered the heart of the city.

São Bento railway station

The major station of Oporto and is located in the heart of the city, not far from Aliados Avenue and Clérigos Church and Tower.

Bolhão market

Traditional market in the heart of Oporto known for its diversity and for the sellers’ flamboyant and feisty attitude.

Commercial area of Santa Catarina

A street in the heart of Oporto, known for its lovely atmosphere, beautiful cafés and shops.

Optional experiences and visits

Lello & Brother’s bookstore

Located in the heart of Oporto, is Portugal’s most famous bookstores. Will surprise you by the set of stairs with its ​​mysterious look, which the writer of Harry Potter’s saga (JK Rowling) used as inspiration for the stairs of Hogwarts’ castle.

Church and Tower of the Clerics

It’s a city and a national symbol. This 18th century baroque church is a work of the Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni.

São Francisco church

Known for ‘Golden Cave’ – ‘caverna do Ouro’, since it has suffered a baroque remodeling where a number of amazing gilded carvings was used.

Oporto’s Catedral

A 13th century religious building. Although it has a mostly Romanesque style it was much altered throughout time since each bishop wanted to modify what had been previously done.

Bolsa Palace

Located in central Oporto was built in 1834 in a neo classical style by the Commerce Association of Oporto.

Visit Dragon Stadium

The FC Porto marks the history of the city, by its course and success, as being one of its symbols.

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2 people:322€339€355€
3 people:357€375€393€
4 people:411€432€453€
5 people:451€474€497€
6 people:494€519€544€
7 people:537€564€591€
8 people:599€629€659€
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