Tapas And Port Wine Walking Tour - Porto

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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00am and 15:00pm
  • Departure Details :
    Rua (Street) Formosa at the main entrance of Bolhão's Market
  • Return Details :
    Sandeman Square at Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour and taste the best Portuguese tapas, jams as well as the famous Port wine. Get to know thepopular Bolho Market in a guided tour and the several high-quality grocers that are part of the history of the Bolho neighborhood. The Majestic Caf, So Bento Train Station or the hidden pearl Aliana Jewellery is also included in the itinerary. Stroll with us into Ribeira, toward the next destination which is the other shore so you can finally taste the nectar of the Gods. Last but not least, it is time to nibble in the rustic and traditional tavern atmosphere and enjoy a beautiful plate of tapas for two!

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide and join him to learn more about the city's flavors. First you'll have the opportunity to meet one of the most emblematic markets of Oporto: The Bolhão Market, aimed for fresh products, mainly food. With four main entrances, its construction is characterized by its monumentality, typical of neoclassical architecture. Lose yourself in the aromas, colors and sound so typical of this city market.

A little further up, we present the renowned Café Majestic, revivalist style of French inspiration, an icon in the city. More than a cafe, Majestic tells the story of Porto in the twentieth century and it was home for political gatherings and debate of ideas. This was the "Belle Epoque" Porto of writers and artists.

The S. Bento train station, Ribeira and the English Feitoria will be other passing sites where you can learn more about the city's history and how it mainly became a market town where Port Wine was a major contributor to its growth.

Further down, taste some unique Portuguese jams, also in a commented tasting. Try a unique flavor experience of fruit jams in tubes.

Heading towards the other shore, did you know that Vila Nova de Gaia is the place with the highest concentration of alcohol per square metre in the world? The world famous port wine is produced exclusively from grapes from the region adjacent to the Douro and, even though it is produced with Douro grapes and stored in the cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia, it ended up being known as "Port Wine", so you are in just the right place to drink this néctar. Here you will have the opportunity to taste a few Port's on a commented tasting in a place and brand of excellency.

After the 3h00 tour walking around Porto, we end the tour in a beautiful, tipycal and local tavern with authentic flavors to sample, where you can enjoy this delicious plate in your own privacy! Here you will taste a little bit of Portugal in a plate for 2, accompanied with a mug of the best house wine. Bon appetit!

Inclusions

  • Guided visit to traditional market and groceries of Bolhão
  • Commented tastings and samples of several jams
  • Commented Port wine tasting 
  • Regional plate of tapas for two on traditional restaurant (plate for two as picture and a mug of house wine)
  • Local guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

At Mondays, the comented tasting of Port's is replaced with a wine cellar visit. 

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