Get to know the history of Porto on this 4-hour walking tour with an expert local guide! Explore the citys UNESCO World Heritage-listed historic center, seeing Baroque churches and the incredible Porto Cathedral. Hear of Moorish invasions and see some of the citys more modern highlights, like the wine cellars where its famous Port (fortified wine) is aged, and its iconic iron bridge Ponte de Dom Luis I.
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Family friendly
- Fully narrated tour
- Instant Confirmation
Know More about this tourMeet your guide in Porto's Sé neighborhood, and set off on a walking tour around Porto’s historical center. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ancient city dates back to the 4th century and its rich history is set in its stones.
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 walking around town, continue on your own from Ribeira Square, where your tour finishes.
Inclusions for Porto Walking Tour
- Local guide
- 1 Nata (traditional Portuguese pastry)
- 1 Port wine tasting in a chocolate cup
- 1 Coffee
Exclusions for Porto Walking Tour
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
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