Porto History Master Class

Cultural & Theme Tours in Porto

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Porto History Master Class is conceived for the unsettled and curious mind!Take a tour to the heart of Porto. This is an informative and dynamic tour where you will discover the medieval city and travel nine centuries back in time accompanied by a local young Porto History expert. Walk on the narrow alleys of the old city and the XIV century walls, explore the monasteries and discover the origins of Porto. We will tell you all about the legends, the stories and the landmarks of the old city. Get to know the city, its history and learn many of its fun facts. Don't miss this truly cultural experience!
The meeting point is at Sé Cathedral, next to Vimara Peres statue. If you have any doubts on how to get there, send us a message! Pick ups at the hotel can be done by previous arrangement. Porto History Master Class is a 3 hour walking tour that will take to the most important places to understand the city's history! Starting by the Cathedral, where Porto began, we will walk around the Medieval part of the Old Town, while learning about the Christian Reconquest. Find out who were Infante Dom Henrique, Dom Pedro and other major figures of Portuguese history. Other subjects are the Discoveries, the Napoleonic Invasions, the Liberal Wars and the city's Siege. Besides historical facts Porto is full of myths and legends, and we will tell you all about it!

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors