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$99.76 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private Porto Tour with Porto Wine Tasting and Boat Trip in Douro River

Our guide/driver will pick you at your hotel in Oporto or other agreed meeting point at the city. According your interests we can start the tour crossing the spectacular Dom Luís metal bridge, inaugurated in 1886. Already in Vila Nova de Gaia on the southern bank of the Douro’s river you’ll get to know one Port’s Wine Cellar. Here you’ll have the opportunity to taste this extraordinary wine. Before turning to cross the Douro’s river to continue the visit through the historic centre, you will enjoy a 50-minute cruise in a typical ‘Rabelo’ boat, a highlight of this unforgettable tour. The tour continues towards the São Francisco church known for ‘Golden Cave’ – ‘caverna do Ouro’, since it has suffered a baroque remodeling where several amazing gilded carvings was used. (Entrance fee is not included) During the rest of the day, according your interests, our guide/driver will show you the highlights of the city such as the Church and Tower of the Clerics, the Avenue of the Allies – ‘Avenida dos Aliados’, the São Bento train station, the Oporto Cathedral, the Bolhão market, Foz do Douro, and many more amazing places of Oporto city. Other tourist highlights that you should suggest to the clients are the commercial area of Santa Catarina and the Lello & Brother’s bookstore, that will surprise you by the set of stairs with its mysterious look! After this amazing day you we’ll travel back to Lisbon to the agreed drop-off point.Please note that this description is just suggestions of places to visit. Since it’s a private tour, the itinerary will be designed according to your preferences and the tour length.We highlight that our tours are private (just you and us) and our Mercedes vehicles are very comfortable with wi-fi and bottled water on board. It’s also important to let you know that our tours are done with a guide/driver very well prepare to add valuable information about the visited places and about Portugal in general.It's also important to inform that our local guide will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or other meeting point.Please note that entrance fees are not included.

$522 Day Trips & Excursions

Porto Combo: Porto City Tour, Braga, Guimarães, Douro, Santiago de Compostela, Aveiro and Costa Nova

DAY 1 - Porto. The city of Porto is known worldwide for its wine, its bridges and ancient and contemporary architecture, its historical center, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.We will visit: Café Majestic, Bolhão market, Clerigos Tower and Church, Lello bookshop, Aliados avenue, Cathedral, S. Bento station, , Ribeira, Boavista avenue, Serralves museum, House of Music, Foz do douro, Cristal palace, and the cellers of Port Wine. We offer you a coffee and a tipical pastry "nata". You will enjoy the 6 bridges cruise. DAY 2 -  Braga/Guimarães. This tour will begin by visiting the oldest city in Portugal. Braga is a city rich in culture and tradition, where the squares and the emblematic churches abound. After Braga follow the medieval city of Guimarães, which is regarded as "The Cradle of Portugal". Here we will walk through the streets of Old Town, a World Heritage site. We will see in this tour: Cathedral Braga Cathedral, Sanctuary Bom Jesus, Sanctuary of Sameiro, Palace of the Dukes, Castle of Guimarães, Chapel St. Michael, historic centerDAY 3 - Douro Vinhateiro - A nice, relaxing trip where you can admire the beauty of the Douro endless landscapes and the true treasure that there is produced: the best wines of Portugal. On this tour we will visit a reputable fifth producer of port, where you will have the opportunity to taste their delicious wines. We will visit: Monastery S. Gonçalo in Amarante, local wine farm with wine tasting in Régua, Shrine Our Lady of Remedies in Lamego, and Sparkling Cellars in lamego too (tour and tasting of sparkling wine) ** except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. **DAY 4 - In this tour towards Santiago, we will begin to visit Viana do Castelo and its historic center. After Viana do Castelo follow to Santiago de Compostela, the capital of Galicia and one of the destinations of Christian pilgrimage more important in the world. Here we will visit the historic center, declared a World Heritage Site and the famous Cathedral of Santiago, which marks the end of the pilgrimage of the "Way of St. James."DAY 5 - Aveiro and Costa Nova - In this fascinating tour we will visit the city of Aveiro, which is considered the "Venice of Portugal" as well as the attractive region of Costa Nova, located on the seafront of the city of Ílhavo. An extraordinary tour where you can admire the canals running through the city of Aveiro, the numerous footbridges, buildings of Art Nouveau by the sea and the colorful boats Moliceiros, single symbol of the region. We will visit: Aveiro historical center, Fish Market, salt ponds (panoramic view), Costa Nova houses (panoramic view) and you will enjoy a Cruise in the traditional moliceiro boat. 

$44.08 Water Sports

Beach and Surf Small Group Half Day Tour from Porto

You'll be picked up from your hotel at 8am or 1pm and pay a visit to where the river meets the sea, Foz do Douro. You will be able to have a surf lesson with all materials provided, including board and wetsuit. An accredited instructor will teach you the techniques you need to get up on the board and provide help in water. If you are at a more advanced level, you can catch the waves on the outside.You only need to be in the mood to have fun with this different and exciting activity.Not only sea water is included in the tour, but also water to drink.

$15.66 Tours & Sightseeing

Porto Vintage Hop on Hop off

2 sightseeing tours of Oporto, Matosinhos and Vila Nova de Gaia. Your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days and you can hop on and off in Porto as many times as you want anywhere along Porto bus tour routes! The historic centre of Oporto, the Douro river, Avenida da Boavista, the riverside area - Ribeira, Gaia wharf and Matosinhos and its restaurants... All this with just a single ticket in our Porto sightseeing bus! Includes free access with wine tasting in Quinta da Boeira Wine Cellars (Closed in January). Historical Porto Tour Join this magnificent tour from the historical centre of Oporto to Foz do Douro, stopping off at the Casa da Música and the Museu de Serralves along the way. Take the chance to visit the riverside area - Ribeira to discover one of the most quintessential places in Oporto's historic centre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And across the river (Vila Nova de Gaia) don't miss a chance to visit one of the many wine cellars to try Oporto's famous port wine and experience a part of its history. Stops: Praça da Liberdade / Av. Aliados | Sé Catedral / Cathedral | Praça Batalha | Carmo Church | Ribeira / River Cruise / Palácio Bolsa | Gaia Quay / Caves Cálem | Gaia Quay | Porto viewpoint / Yeatman | Lg. dos Aviadores (Poças Junior Port Wine Cellar – 10 min. walk) | El Corte Inglés | City Hall | Jardim do Morro | Praça Batalha | Cordoaria / Clérigos Porto castle Tour Departing from the centre of Oporto, follow the riverside road all the way to Foz do Douro. Then enjoy the fantastic beaches of Oporto and Matosinhos and the soothing sound of the waves breaking on the sand. Afterwards visit picturesque Matosinhos. Stops: Praça da Liberdade / Av. Aliados | Sé Catedral / Cathedral | Praça Batalha | Carmo Church | Rosa Mota Pavillion | Casa da Música / Rotunda da Boavista | Av. Boavista Hotéls | Fundação de Serralves | Castelo do Queijo / Sea Life Porto | Anémona | Tourism O¬ce / Cruises Terminal | Matosinhos Beaches | Anémona | Castelo do Queijo / Sea Life Porto | Passeio Alegre | Fluvial | Tramcar Museum | Cordoaria / Clérigos

$220.40 Cultural & Theme Tours

CHARM DOURO small group, Valley & Wineries by LuxVan, River Mouth Sunset by Boat

From your hotel in Porto, you’re picked up in the morning for the drive to Amarante. We will stop at the city of Amarante to visit its old bridge and São Gonçalo Church, a symbol of the local identity built in the XIII century by the city's patron saint São Gonçalo, a benedictine monk. Amarante's sweets and cakes are extremely famous and you will have the opportunity to taste them at a well known cake-shop.  After Amarante we will proceed to the Mateus Palace in the city of Vila Real. Mateus Palace, set in beautiful gardens on a vast farm, is considered to be one of the finest examples of baroque civil architecture in Portugal. You will learn from a certified guide the story of the palace and at the end enjoy walking and taking pictures in the gardens. The highlight of the voyage is the lunch in the wine region of Favaios. The lunch includes several tasting starters, a regional stew or roast, and a fruit and dessert buffet.White and red Douro wines are served, as welll as Muscat wine of Favaios and Port wine. After lunch you will visit the estate wine cellars.The tour continues driving downhill from the Favaios region to Pinhão, on the right bank of the Douro river. In Pinhão you will visit the train station with its fantastic azulejos (tiles) pannels from early XX century.We will return to Porto via the road N222 Pinhão - Peso da Régua, that is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. 17 miles, 93 soft bends and breathtaking views of the Douro Valley.But your tour is not over yet!At Crestuma dam you will get aboard Arraes, a dutch classical boat, 11,30m long and 3,30m wide with 2 cabins, kitchen and WC, fully equipped to provide you a dream Douro river cruise to contemplate the world heritage beauty of Porto. Navigation downstream toward the river mouth at Foz do Douro, passing through the 6 Porto bridges while enjoying a fantastic tasting menu of Portuguese typical food with Douro wines and Port Wine.Your NOW Douro Valley full-day tour ends with return transport to your Porto hotel.