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$80.28 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Porto City Day Tour with Cruise, Port Wine Tasting and Lunch

Start your day with pickup from your central Porto hotel and settle into an air-conditioned minivan for a 30-minute sightseeing drive through the city and along the coast. Discover more about the city of Porto, which has a reputation as both a hard-working city and as the cultural capital of Portugal.Head to Vila Nova de Gaia, the center of the region’s famous port industry and home to the port wine caves. Embark on a 1-hour cruise aboard a traditional rabelo boat (if option selected); these wooden cargo boats were originally used to transport port downriver. Relax as you glide through the water and soak up the city sights, including the six bridges than span the Douro River.Afterward, learn about the port industry at a port wine lodge, where you’ll take part in a tasting. Sip on several different styles including white, ruby and tawny. Then, call into a local restaurant for a tantalizing Portuguese lunch.With your appetite sated, venture into Porto city center and explore the city on foot. Visit the Livraria Lello bookshop, an ornate Art Nouveau gem, and the São Bento Train Station, which is decorated with beautiful azulejos tiles. Wind through the medieval alleys of Ribeira, part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Porto Old Town.As evening begins to fall, bid farewell to your guide as you’re dropped off back at your Porto hotel.

$43.01 Tours & Sightseeing

Panoramic Porto Tour

With around 267,000 inhabitants, Porto has carefully preserved its architectonic treasures, including monuments in the Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque and Neo-classical style. On your tour there will be visits of the Cathedral, Real Companhia Velha Port Wine Cellars, Clerigos, Foz and Boavista, as well as a walking tour through the oldest quarter of Ribeira.

$17.20 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Porto Secrets Walking Tour

Meet your guide at a designated meeting point in the city center. Start the tour at the cathedral to see its cloisters and popular treasure museum. Take a short walk down the old Jewish Quarter to Ribeira square and take a guided visit of the stock exchange palace. Heading back to Ribeira, cross the D. Luis bridge towards Gaia. Enjoy a break for lunch and feast on a traditional Portuguese meal at a local restaurant. After lunch there is time for an optional cruise along the Duoro River. Then head to a Port wine cellar and enjoy a tasting before taking the city elevator to the picturesque Santa Clara Church. Take a short walk to the 14th century defense wall for a unique perspective of the Porto riverfront. Then head to the Clerics Tower and climb its 194 step stairwell (or opt out of the climb and take a short walk through Porto's 19th shopping district.) At the end of the tour, your guide will return you to your original meeting point.

$86.02 Cultural & Theme Tours

Night Tour in Porto with Fado Show

Those who visit Portugal don’t leave without listening to the traditional music that is in the heart of the country. Fado is actually a Portuguese word meaning destiny and fate. It’s a unique style that enters in the hearts of those who sing and hear it. There’s no other style like it in the world, and UNESCO has placed it on the World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list.This 2h45 hour tour includes a fascinating visit to Porto by night that is a memorable tour, with unforgettable landscapes. Start your tour at 20h30 and see how impressive and majestic the city’s sights are when they’re illuminated after dark. During this tour for the night, you will see the most important monuments, such as the Porto’s city hall, the Clérigos church and Tower, the São Bento Railway Station, Ribeira, D. Luis Bridge and much more.The Dinner will be in a traditional restaurant in the city center, where you will enjoy it accompanied with a fabulous fado show.Your guide will pick you up at the restaurant and drive you back to your hotel at 23h15

$17.20 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Oporto Six Bridges Cruise

The cruise starts in Estiva or Ribeira quay both located in Porto (near Ribeira square). Feel the essence of being in the river, look around and admire the astonish views of Ribeira and Gaia, the only site from where you can get the unique and gorgeous views of such special cities! The cruise goes along the Six Bridges and the sights under them are absolutely unpredictable, admire their construction, see the bridges getting bigger and bigger while you are approaching them. Every day the little boats are full of people taking this cruise to explore the river and see new landscapes and new perspectives, whether natives or visitors everyone loves this cruise, everyone tries it, it is a traditional cruise that you absolutely will want to be part of.

$13.76 Walking & Biking Tours

Portos Downtown Walking Tour

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.Some of the places we visit include Aliados, Church of Carmelitas, Bookstore Lello, Church and Tower of Clérigos, S. Bento Train Station, Old Market Ferreira Borges, Square of Ribeira , Square of Batalha, Majestic Café and the Market of Bolhão