Guided tour

Porto: Historical Center Walking Tour

Porto: Historical Center Walking Tour

From US$ 17.42 per person

Learn all about the history of the city and its monuments. Discover medieval buildings, the Clérigos Tower, and one of the world's most beautiful bookshops.

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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Get to know the most emblematic sites and monuments of Porto
  • Discover the narrow and medieval streets
  • Finish your fantastic tour with a toast of Porto wine and an olive oil tasting
Full description
Meet your local guide and discover the neighborhood of Sé. Get lost in the small alleys and narrow streets of the medieval part of the city. After that, make your way to the most beautiful train station in the country. On the way, discover where the city's nightlife takes place. Next, marvel at some beautiful art nouveau buildings until you reach the famous Lello Bookshop. Discover one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal rated among the top bookstores in the world. After that, pass by Clérigos Tower. This church can be seen from various points of the city and is one of its most characteristic symbols. Finally, get an astonishing panoramic view of the downtown, the river and Vila Nova de Gaia. At the end of the tour, hang out in a very friendly space with your group and enjoy a little surprise.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Porto wine
  • Bread, olives and homemade olive oil
  • Snacks or food
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with low level of fitness
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time. Your guide will be next to the statue of Vimara Peres wearing a blue shirt and a blue umbrella.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • You must be willing to walk to explore the city.
  • Prepare yourself for weather conditions and bring comfortable clothes and shoes.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 8 reviews

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We were greeted by Diana, our guide, who took us for three hours to discover Porto, and she was very professional and ready to answer all our questions. Particularly interesting was the fact that, in her presentation of the city, Diana did not limit herself to talking about the monuments or works of art, but tried to get us into the spirit and history of the society of this city. Also very appreciable is the fact that, although the visit was in English, the guide took care to make himself understood even by those who had not had a total command of the language. It is definitely an experience to do!

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August 30, 2021

Our guide was great, attentive, and funny. We were able to exchange with her at the end of the tour on the right addresses but also full of very interesting information on the city and the local culture.

August 26, 2021

Diana, is amazing! Alive, invested, mastering the Subject well, listening to his audience. A perfect English speech accessible to English "French" speakers I highly recommend it Guy Pinto

August 7, 2021

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