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Half-day Oporto City Tour

On the Half-day Oporto city Tour you’ll experience the immense charm of this city. You’ll walk around the cobblestone streets of the historical center admiring the blue ceramic mosaics on the city’s walls, visit its most important monuments and ascend to the best panoramic viewpoints of the city. You’ll end the tour crossing the bridge to Vila Nova de Gaia, where you’re going to visit one of the oldest Port-makers for a tasting!

Sightseeing tours Sightseeing private tour
Duration 4 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

Avenida dos Aliados

Aliados is Porto’s main avenue with more than 100 years of existence. The name comes from an alliance formed between England and Portugal in the fourteenth century. It’s surrounded by beautiful buildings, refined coffee shops, hotels and it’s also the home of the City Hall.

Oporto’s Catedral

The Cathedral of the city is a roman Catholic Church built initially in the 12th century and remodeled in the 13th century in Romanesque/Baroque style by the architect Niccolò Nasoni, becoming the oldest and most important Romanesque monument in the country.

Church and Tower of the Clerics

Designed by the Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni, in the 18th century, a masterpiece considered to be one of Oporto’s landmarks. One can walk up 225 steps to one of the best views of the city.

São Bento train station

The railway station of Oporto built in the 20th century is the most beautiful in the country. It has a glass and iron structure and it’s decorated with twenty thousand tiles that illustrate the evolution of the transportation and important events of Portuguese history and life style.

Lello & Brother’s bookstore

Located in the heart of Oporto, is Portugal’s most famous bookstore. It was built in a Neo-Gothic architecture, with a fascinating interior staircase giving it a mysterious look. This bookstore became famous because of Harry Potter’s saga writer JK Rowling that used it as inspiration for the stairs of Hogwarts’ castle.

Commercial area of Santa Catarina

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

Oporto’s Ribeira

Is the riverside area, declared a World Heritage Site of the UNESCO and the most characteristic area of the city, with its riverside colorful houses, small markets and restaurants along the Douro River.

Dom Luis metal bridge

Designed by Théophile Seyrig, a disciple of Gustave Eiffel and inaugurated in 1886, it connects Oporto with Vila Nova de Gaia while crossing the Douro River.

Port wine Lodge

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

Optional experiences and visits

São Francisco church

The Church of Saint Francis was classified as a National Monument and Unesco World Heritage site because of its extraordinary decoration in gilt wood carvings.

Stock Exchange Palace

The palace is a 19th century neoclassical building, classified as a World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Cruise at the Douro’s River

Travel down the beautiful Douro river on a typical local wooden boat called ‘Rabelo’ and enjoy the fantastic landscapes of Oporto city.

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2 people:257€270€283€
3 people:272€286€300€
4 people:312€328€344€
5 people:342€360€377€
6 people:374€393€412€
7 people:406€427€447€
8 people:448€471€493€
+9 people: contact us

LS Low Season: Nov 1st to Dec 14th & Jan 11th to Mar 31st

HS High Season: April, June, July, August & Dec 15th to Jan 10th

SS Special Season: May, September & October


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7 passengers

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