Immerse yourself in one of Portugal’s greatest cities on this private full-day trip to Porto from Lisbon. Travel in a comfortable car to the northern Portuguese city, where stunning vistas and historical monuments await you. Wander the Ribeira District, visit the Porto Se Cathedral, and tour a local port wine cellar. Opt to enjoy a wine tasting at an extra cost or soak in more of the city’s historic delights. Roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel in Lisbon is included.
Meet up with a private guide at your Lisbon hotel and take off for a magical day trip to the northern Portuguese city of Porto. Considered the gateway to northern Portugal, Porto is the city that provided the country with its name and the wine known as port. Don’t miss the stunning landscape surrounding the Douro River as you tour the town’s many historic monuments. Navigating the city both in a car and on foot, visit landmarks including the Oporto cathedral, Luis I bridge, St. Bento train station, Bolhao market, café Majestic, Battle square, and Alliance Avenue. Stop at Lello’s Library and Carmelitas Church, and learn about the humorous Cheese Castle. Then tour the famous St. Francis Church and learn about the rich history of the Stock Exchange Palace. Continue the visit with a walk through the old quarter of Ribeira and its square of the same name. Then head to a Port wine cellar for a guided tour, and enjoy a tasting for an additional cost. At the end of the day your guide will return to Lisbon and drop you back off at your hotel.