Walking Tour: Oporto´s Downtown

Rua Alferes Malheiro nº 139, Porto, Norte Region, Portugal Show map

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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.


Departures: 09h00, 10h00, 14h00, 15h00 or 18h00
Estimated time: 3h00
All year
Meeting point: Rua do Alferes Malheiro, 139 ( Fold n´Visit Store)
Minimum participants: 2
Maximum participants: 15


Price per person (VAT included at legal rate):

until 2 participants: 25,00 €
From 3 to 5 participants: 20,00 €
From 6 to 8 participants: 17,00 €
From 9 to 15 participants: 12,00 €

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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.

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The Northern city has a range of religious architecture, where you can see the influence of the Catholic Church that doesn't go unnoticed to those who enjoy appreciating art and religious architecture. This tour is developed for the observation of churches, chapels, convents and sodalities of various architectural styles from Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassical. Discover with us the birthplace of the city of Porto, through medieval streets that are part of a past full of history, enjoy the vast collection of golden carving of the the interior of these buildings and admire the decoration of facades of some of these outstanding portraits in na urban city.

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It's imperative to refer the second largest Portuguese metropolis without mentioning the ancient history of Port Wine and its traditional cuisine. The tourist will find this food tour an astonishing experience, where the Portuguese food and wine takes an important role, along with the incredible view of the River Douro. The other side of the water front provides a full city tour, witnessing the famous wine cellars (from the 18th Century), the link between Porto and its river, iconic iron bridges, ending with an exclusive tour to the wine cellars.

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What are you waiting for to explore Porto at night? Check out this exquisite night tour and witness a whole new experience. Have a taste of our traditional food; see the city’s life at night with the pubs and coffee shops; watch the highlighted sites illuminated at night, bringing a whole new range of landscapes, sightseeing and mysterious secular historical buildings, classified as World Heritage.
At the end of the tour, you’ll have a taste of what is the bohemian life in Porto, an unforgettable city tour you will want to repeat with us.

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Sightseeing, exploration and shopping in the historic center of Porto was always sought and with a huge satisfaction.
In addition to knowing our history, there are certain places and unforgettable sites in this Northern city, such as the well-known Market do Bolhao, a place par excellence of typical gastronomic products; The Pérola do Bolhao, near the market, where you can purchase the famous ornamented canned products and spices; the famous Café Majestic, a bohemian establishment for coffee connoisseurs and Art Nouveau; the famous bookstore that inspired J.K. Rowling, author of Harry Potter, and many establishments dedicated to the Portuguese handcraft and the port wine.
Come and walk with us in the most famous shopping streets and the city where the story, in parallel, joins the crafts, wine, gastronomy and its landscapes over the river Douro. During this walking tour, you can purchase products and unique and unmatched parts of the city, serving often as a souvenir to family and friends.

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The old medieval community core of the Historic Centre of Oporto, undoubtedly, provides a wide range of interesting locations and sightseeings for those who visit this Northern city.
During this tour, we will discover theaters who witnessed the winds of liberal and Republicans Porto’s society of the XIX-XX centuries; the well renowned and authentic S. Bento Station, being recognized worldwide for its tiles that depict medieval and Portuguese Discoveries´ events; the Cathedral, a real fortress-church that has witnessed several architectural transformations from the Romanesque period (XII Century) to the Portuguese’s Baroque (XVIII Century); ancient custom houses which stored and inspected the goods that came from the Portuguese colonies and the ancient core of Miragaia’s parish, one of the oldest parishes in the city of Porto, connected to the river front city of Vila Nova de Gaia.

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Hop on a bicycle and explore Porto's historic centre with us. You will encounter an urban city towards Art and Architecture, from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era. It has never been so easy and fun to discover Porto by bike, so don't miss the opportunity and visit us. Bring your own camera to record everything. We will stop in a few important sites, very appreciated and visited by those who love sightseeing and breathtaking canvas, where the Douro River perfectly combines with its squares, monuments and urban canopy. This tour was developed especially for those who cannot abandon a bicycle and really want to take a different and unique tour throughout Oporto’s downtown.

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Ride on the suburban areas, where speed, urban history, gardens and other green areas are to be taken in this extreme bicycle tour. For those who enjoy riding a bike in extreme and challenging environments, we provide a visit throughout the longest avenue of Porto. You will encounter greenside places; urban palaces, relating to the 19th and 20th Centuries; opulent cottages; a city park; museums and the outstanding sea landscape. Lovers of running and biking also ensure a fantastic view in this dynamic and fast city tour.

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Incredible and idyllic landscapes are included in this tour, where the bicycle becomes essential to go through the marginal Douro River. Come meeh us the famous Port Wine and brand and its legacy in this metropolis, complementing with visits to the renowned Café Majestic and other cultural offices that promote and manage the wine, such as the Wine Institue of Douro and Porto , the Wine Cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia and a Museum dedicated to this activity of refinement and tasting.

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Ride to the beaches of northern Portugal has never been so pleasant to the taste of the idyllic and fantastic scenery.
Experience the unmatched Portuguese northern coast, where you can find various cities dedicated to the activity and fishing industry, where the fish gastronomy, such as, cod fish, sardines, sea bass and dourada rules. In the middle of this bicycle route, find buildings of public interest, considered as an historical heritage of the city, such as the Porto Custom House, (a place for local events and exhibitions); the unavoidable tidal pools, designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira, (very attended in summer); a replica of a ship of the Portuguese Discoveries, of the sixteenth century, ending in Póvoa do Varzim, with its famous sea inlets.

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Program
Aliados; Church of Carmelitas; Bookstore Lello; Church and Tower of Clérigos; Church of Congregados; S. Bento Train Station; Old Market Ferreira Borges; Square of Ribeira; Square of Batalha; Majestic Café; Market of Bolhão
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