Day tours

Walking tour - Oporto’s Downtown


Porto became very famous when classified by UNESCO’s title of World Heritage (1996) and with the title of European Capital of Culture (2001). This walk tour was developed for those who enjoy sightseeing culture, architecture and dazzling urban landscapes with huge miscellanea. Art, Architecture and History follow the same course, acting as important beacons in Porto’s tourism, providing a tour full of hidden mysteries and ancient legends.Apart the Baroque and Rocaille art and architecture, meet the oldest parts of the city such as the Ribeira with an outstanding view to the Douro River, where you can see the wine cellars. Discover the fascinating ball rooms of the Stock Exchange Palace (Palácio da Bolsa), with a picturesque granite façade. Stroll down through Avenida dos Aliados and witness Neoclassical buildings and wide pavements. In the end of this tour, you will find an experience that you will never regret. Experience this live guided tour and explore the traditional townspeople customs, along with the main sites and tourist hot spots of this city.




Tour detail:

  • Departures: 09h00 and 14h30
  • estimated time: 3h00
  • All year
  • Meeting point: Rua do Alferes Malheiro, 139 ( Top Bike tours portugal Store)
  • Minimum participants: 2




Observations:

Visit with a tour guide in the respective dialects: Portuguese, English, Spanish. The tour includes a short break of 20m.

A liability insurance and personal accident insurance are included in the tours.

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Avenida dos Aliados
One of the most iconic avenues of Porto, with its monumental buildings and city hall surrounding you.
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Igreja do Carmo
Standing next to one another, lie these two beautiful churches, having between them the smallest house in the entire city.
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Livraria Lello
The most known library in town, Lello & Irmão, was numerous times considered amongst the most beautiful in the world.
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Torre dos Clerigos
Hovering above all nearby buildings, it is hard for it to pass unnoticed, even for the more untrained eyes.
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Sao Bento Railway Station
The train station of São Bento is certainly one of the main attractions of the city. Here you will be able to see its tiles in all their glory, a total of 20000 tiles.
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Jardim do Infante Dom Henrique
Henry the Navigator is without a doubt one of the main figures of Portuguese history, due to its ties to the start of the Portuguese discoveries.
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Cais da Ribeira
Certainly the ex libris of the city of Porto, Ribeira, lies alongside the river, having been for many centuries the main comercial area of the city.
Group price per person
25
Private price per person
50

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