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  • Location:Porto, Portugal
  • Duration:3 - 4 hours

Panoramic Porto Tour

Capture a wide lens of monuments during this half-day guided panoramic tour in Porto. With the keen eye and knowledge of a local guide visit Porto’s best Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, and Neo-classical style monuments and learn the intricacies of them all. Admire top attractions including Clerigos, Real Companhia Velha Port Wine Cellars, Boavista, and the famous Porto Cathedral. This half-day tour of Porto also includes a charming walking tour through the oldest quarter of Ribeira.

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What You Can Expect

Panoramic Porto Tour

View over Porto

At your Porto hotel, meet your expert guide for your half-day panoramic tour of Porto (no transportation specified). With preserved architectural treasures, explore Porto’s fascinating churches. Visit one of the city’s oldest monuments, Porto Cathedral and learn about its Romanesque architecture. Then, observe the Baroque-style of Clerigos and see its bell tower rise high above the cityscape. Alongside your guide, continue to admire Gothic and Neoclassical buildings scattered throughout the city.

Next, go to Real Companhia Velha Port Wine Cellars. Hear about the history and commercial significance of Port (fortified wine) which grows in the famous Douro Valley. Onward to Foz where you can cherish pristine coastal views. After a stop in Boavista, home to the renown Casa de Musica, enjoy a walking tour through the historical district of Ribeira.

Finally, visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Ribeira square and learn about its extraordinary commercial and manufacturing activity since the Middle Ages. Finally head back to your hotel where your tour ends.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

My family and I (2 children) were able to have our own private tour of Porto with our guide Joao. They even brought a child seat for my 3 year old. Now talk about service. They picked us up directly at the hotel and even had a reminder for us at the front desk!! Impressed!! Because it was just us for 4 he even drove up to see the beach and area of Matosinhos....nothing but restaurants that serve fresh grilled seafood!!! Finished the day at Grahams Port Factory for Port tasting!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Only 4 of us on this tour and our guide was great. Highly recommended and the final stop at Graham's Port Lodge crowned it off superbly.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

We recently did this tour in March 2014. We were picked up promptly at our hotel by our wonderful guide Claudia from Living Tours in Porto. It was raining, but she still made out tour fantastic. We started off in the government square with the city hall, then off to the Sao Bento train station to see all the beautiful azulejos. Then, we visited the cathedral with great views of the city from the top. Finally, we made our way to Vila Nova de Gaia, across the river, to visit the Graham's cellars. This was the best part of the tour in my opinion. We had a guided tour and learned about port wine, and then off to their beautiful tasting room to try 3 different kinds of ports. Their tasting room is gorgeous with views of the Douro river and Porto. Awesome tour! We flew into Porto at 9 am, out tour was at 2 pm, and by the end of our first day we were already acquainted with the city. We topped off our night with an amazing dinner at the Encondidinho restuarant and it was the perfect first day in Porto! Thank you Claudia for your time and attention! Loved it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014

A highly knowledgeable and passionate guide gave us a through introduction to the history and many fascinating sites of Porto, plus an unexpected visit to Grahams port lodge in Villa Nova de Guia. Paulo was very passionate about her city and country and this showed in the depth of knowledge of Porto. An excellent introduction to Porto, despite the rain, which we followed up with two more excellent trips to the Duoro River and Santiago de la Campostella. Well worth the time and money.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2013

It was a great tour in the beautiful city of Porto. Sebastian is a good guide and explain all the history of the monuments very well. I recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

This was a good tour. We ended up being the only two on the tour so it was like having a private tour of the city. He was really nice and very well informed on all the sites of the city. We really enjoyed this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2012

Great overview of the city of Porto

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2012

Excellent guide. A fantastic tour which gave us an insight into Porto in the few hours that we had.

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