Private Porto Highlights and Hidden Gems Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Porto
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Tour description

Discover all the must see places in Porto with your private guide, Francisca who knows everything about this city from architecture to the hidden gems! Get an insignia stick at the end of the tour and relax over a coffee whenever you feel the need during the tour.

See the highlights and hidden gems of Porto during this 3 hour private tour with Francisca. You local guide has a wealth of information to share with you about this magical city from the popular sights to the secrets of the city that are not mentioned in the guide books. A mixture between the city's history and local life that lets you see the evolution of the city to the present day. On this trip through history, will find the places where it all happened since the twelfth century to the present, with a description of historical events far beyond the built heritage, episodes these that have shaped the personality of the local citizens and how the whole country see this special city full of small details and secrets. During our tour breakpoints vary between ex libris of the city, the sights, the lesser-known historic sites and even small details investigated in the historical archive of the city, to a more comprehensive and complete knowledge.Francisca is a writer and architect and is looking forward to taking you an an adventure through the streets of Porto that will start at the top of an old wall with a romantic story to the deep underground tunnels with the mystery of secret victory against the submission. Nothing is too much for adventure times!This is the plan:10:00 Meeting Point10:00 - São Bento Train Station Tiles and History10:30 - Santa Catarina Commercial Street10:40 - Palladium Galeries10:50 - Majestic Café11:00 - Historical Shop "A Pérola do Bolhão"11:15 - Uniform Traditions in Porto with presentation of the uniform and his history11:30 - Bolhão Market11:50 - Strategical stop at "Boémia" bakery to taste the best Portuguese croissant's in Porto12:10 - Casa da Música, Concert Hall12:20 - The best sculptures of the city at the romantic cemetery, Agramonte12:45 - Bom Sucesso Market13:00 - End of the tour, Cristal Palace Gardens

What's included

  • Local guide
  • One drink per guest
  • Private tour

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Family friendly
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide