- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Family friendly
- Fully narrated tour
- Instant Confirmation
Hear how it originated as an outpost of the Roman Empire, growing to survive Moorish and Castilian invasions, before being largely destroyed by the French in the 19th century. See influences left by its different rulers as you walk around, admiring beautiful old palaces and Baroque churches.
See Porto Cathedral in all its Romanesque glory, and walk past the Church of Santa Clara – a gorgeous Baroque gem. Stroll along Aliados Avenue to see a monument to King Peter IV – a monarch held in high regard in Porto -- and soak up the bustling ambiance of Liberdade Square.
Alongside Porto’s historical sites, see some of the city’s more modern attractions like Ponte de Dom Luis I – a double-decker iron bridge that was engineered by an apprentice of Gustave Eiffel. Admire the classic Rabelo boats (flat-bottomed cargo vessels) lined up along the quay, and then walk past the Port cellars where the city’s famous fortified wine is aged and bottled.
After 4 hours of walking around town, continue on your own from Ribeira Square, where your tour finishes.
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Porto Walking Tour
- Local guide
- Bottled water
- 1 Nata (traditional Portuguese pastry)
- 1 Port wine tasting in a chocolate cup
- Bolinho de bacalhau (salted codfish fritter)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Sandra D, January 2017
This walking tour was fabulous! The guide Renato was very knowledgeable and gave us some great information! He was very friendly and made the entire experience enjoyable. The tour covered a great portion of the city. Very much recommended!
Reviewed by: SHIRLEY D, January 2017
Great Walking Tour with a terrific guide who took us to some amazing spots we wouldn't have seen on our own.