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$82.60 Tours & Sightseeing

Best of Porto Segway Tour

Meet your guide and start your tour with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled, electric, self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable, follow your guide into downtown Porto.Glide through the city’s UNESCO-listed historic center, Ribeira, passing Baroque churches and showstoppers like Porto Cathedral. Stop to marvel at the cathedral’s Romanesque beauty, and hear how most of the city was built around it during the 12th century – a time of massive growth.Pose for photos against the backdrop of Ponte de Dom Luis I, Porto’s eye-catching iron bridge that spans River Duoro, and then pass along Aliados Avenue into Liberdade Square. See the monument to King Peter IV – a monarch that the city holds in high regard – and then traverse the streets around São Bento Station, an exquisite building that’s often described as one of the world’s most beautiful train stations.Stop in front of Café Majestic, an opulent eatery that lives up to its name; sneak a peek inside to see its extravagant interior with lavish mirrors, cherub sculptures and glistening chandeliers. Work your way through the streets to see Bolhão Market with its colorful stalls and lively ambiance, and then pass the Clérigos Tower on your way to the pretty neighborhood of Miragaia. After three hours on your Segway, glide back into the center of town with your guide and finish your tour near Cube Square.

$62.25 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Porto Small-Group Food and Wine Tasting Tour

Meet your guide near Bolhão Metro Station, and then set off on your 3.5-hour walking tour of the city to learn about its culinary roots while seeing some of its most beautiful sights. Stroll through the neighborhood of Miragaia, gazing at its gorgeous riverside house and exploring the off-the-beaten-path alleyways that many visitors fail to find.First stop is a 200-year-old cafe to start your day with a typically Portuguese habit: a strong coffee accompanied by a pastel de nata – a creamy custard tart with a crisp, caramelized top. As you enjoy your first sample of the tour, listen to your guide talking about some of the country’s dishes.Bacalhau (dried and salted cod) is a Portuguese staple and is sold all around town. Hear of the fabled 1,001 different ways to prepare the versatile dish like boiling, frying or stewing, and then try a sample for yourself. Continue walking around Porto, stopping at the bars and cafes favored by the locals. Down a shot of the local eduardinho – cherry liquor – as well as tripas moda do Porto, a popular tripe and white bean stew. Munch on a chamuça, Portugal’s answer to samosa, and try the eponymous Franceshina – an elaborate sandwich that based on the French croque-monsieur. Your 3.5-hour tour finishes with a drink of Portugal’s ‘nectar of the Gods,’ Port! A glass of the country’s most famous export is the perfect way to finish your tour on a high note.

$233.43 Private & Custom Tours

Porto and Douro Valley 3-Day Private Tour

Escape the hustle and bustle of Lisbon for a 3-day tour of the Douro Valley, stopping in the northern city of Porto for a city tour and wine tasting. Spend the night in one of Portugal’s most scenic areas, and enjoy a cruise down the Douro River.Day 1: Porto City TourStart the day with a magnificent view of the Serra das Minas, before exploring the majestic city of Porto. See the hill of the old cathedral and the outer medieval Fernandine walls (Muralha Fernandina), completed during the reign of King Fernando. Next, visit the Majestic Café, a Belle-Époque café with ornate interiors of carved wood. Travel down Rua Santa Catarina to Bolhão Market to see exquisite mounds of fruit and vegetables.Continue to Aliados Square (Praça da Liberdade) to look at the statue of King Peter IV and the beautiful tiles of S. Bento Station. Pass enchanting churches and the Torre dos Clérigos, the bell tower of the Baroque Clérigos Church. Discover the famous Lello bookshop and the Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange), as well as the Church of S. Fancisco en route to the pleasant riverside neighborhoods of Ribeira and Miragaia. End the day with a wine tasting at the Burmester wine cellars before transferring to Peso da Régua in the Douro Valley for your overnight stay.Day 2: Douro River CruiseEnjoy a relaxing 1-hour cruise down the Douro River and experience the idyllic landscapes in complete tranquility, Then, enjoy some free time to relax and explore the Douro Valley on your own.Day 3: Visit LamegoReturn to Porto via the historic city of Lamego and discover its Roman origins and medieval sights, such as the 5th-century Lamego Castle and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption.

$82.60 Tours & Sightseeing

Best of Porto Segway Tour

Meet your guide and start your tour with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled, electric, self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable, follow your guide into downtown Porto. Glide through the city’s UNESCO-listed historic center, Ribeira, passing Baroque churches and showstoppers like Porto Cathedral. Stop to marvel at the cathedral’s Romanesque beauty, and hear how most of the city was built around it during the 12th century – a time of massive growth. Pose for photos against the backdrop of Ponte de Dom Luis I, Porto’s eye-catching iron bridge that spans River Duoro, and then pass along Aliados Avenue into Liberdade Square. See the monument to King Peter IV – a monarch that the city holds in high regard – and then traverse the streets around São Bento Station, an exquisite building that’s often described as one of the world’s most beautiful train stations. Stop in front of Café Majestic, an opulent eatery that lives up to its name; sneak a peek inside to see its extravagant interior with lavish mirrors, cherub sculptures and glistening chandeliers. Work your way through the streets to see Bolhão Market with its colorful stalls and lively ambiance, and then pass the Clérigos Tower on your way to the pretty neighborhood of Miragaia. After three hours on your Segway, glide back into the center of town with your guide and finish your tour near Cube Square.