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Secret Sites of Porto 3-Hour Walking Tour
"Get beneath the skin of Porto Portugal’s impressive 2nd city on a half-day walking tour that takes in the most emblematic monuments of the city center and discovers lesser known attractions.Meet your local guide on Praça dos Leões to see the Bank of Tiles. Then go to the stunning Igreja do Carmo (Carmelitas Church) part of a 17th-century convent with a classical façade. Stop at the Lello Bookshop one of the most beautiful book stores in the world
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Walking Tour: Ribeira Porto and Wine Tasting
"In this tour you have the opportunity to admire the beauty of this city with its Celtic and Moorish beginnings. You will be starting at Avenida dos Aliados and head up to the area of the Clerics. Along the way visiting the Tower and Church of the Clergy and passing by the famous Lello bookshop.Continue your tour to the Palacio da Bolsa Stock Exchange Palace and the Porto Cathedral the oldest surviving structure in the city. See the Church of St Francis a wonderful example of Gothic architecture. Its interior elaborate gilt work
From EUR38.00
 
Walking Tour: Ribeira Porto and Wine Tasting
"In this tour you have the opportunity to admire the beauty of this city with its Celtic and Moorish beginnings. You will be starting at Avenida dos Aliados and head up to the area of the Clerics. Along the way visiting the Tower and Church of the Clergy and passing by the famous Lello bookshop.Continue your tour to the Palacio da Bolsa Stock Exchange Palace and the Porto Cathedral the oldest surviving structure in the city. See the Church of St Francis a wonderful example of Gothic architecture. Its interior elaborate gilt work
From EUR38.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Porto

Off The Beaten Path

Daytrip to Guimarães

Guimarães is the place where Portugal startet, in 1096 Henry, Count of Portugal made it his capital city where his son Alfons I was born. Get there by the suburban trainline from Sao Bento station via...
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Casa de Ramalde

In the 18th century the famous architect Nasoni transformed a house from the 14th century, giving it a Neo Gothic style. Classified as a building of national interest,it is used by... the official...
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solopes
Sep 20, 2014

Two churches

In Ramalde there's a church, the "old" church, dating from the 18th century, that, maybe for being considered not too functional, was replaced by a modern and more ambitious one. The funny thing is...
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solopes
Sep 20, 2014

Ramalde

Looking for a specific address in Porto, I found a quarter that was once a village out of town, engulfed by the growth of the last decades. The funny thing is that the contrasts between past and...
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solopes
Sep 20, 2014

Piscinas de Leca

An architect in the '60s built concrete walls onto existing rockpools, thus creating 'swimming pools' fed with natural sea water. COsts 5 euros a half-day entrance, good when the ocean is too...
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halikowski
Sep 20, 2013

Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis

Painting, sculpture and decorative arts as well as temporary exhibitions.AddressRúa D. Manuel II4050-342 Porto- Fax: (+351) 222 08 28 51How to get there:- Bus: 3, 6, 20, 35 37, 41, 52, 78 and 93. ...
Redang
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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See Ancient Rock Engravings in the Desert

An excellent day trip from Porto. Combines a train trip in the Douro Valley with a walk in the Archaeological Park of the Coa Valley. The train ride, both ways, was on the bank of the Douro River,...
henrykkanada
Apr 04, 2011

Solar do Vinho do Porto

Although is quite far from the city centre, this is a great place to go to relax, to taste an excellent Port Wine and to be astonished by an amazing sunset.Near the Crystal Palace, at the end of Rua...
Redang
Apr 04, 2011

Solar do Vinho do Porto

The Solar do Vinho do Porto - that means Porto wine manor-house - is a pleasant place where the visitor, in addition to having a chance to taste different types and brands of Port Wine in a pleasant...
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diamond7
Apr 04, 2011

Bridge to Nowhere - Douro Valley

Not that any of us ever make a mistake, but there is this cool train bridge over the Douro River in Paso de Regua, right next to the restaurant we had lunch at. After the bridge was built it was...
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Roadquill
Jan 30, 2011

Wine /Port Tasting in the Duoro Valley

We enjoyed a day of wine tasting at three different port vineyards in the Douro Valley. Fernando, our drive, picked us up at our hotel at around 9 and we drove up into the Valley. Incredible views,...
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Roadquill
Sep 23, 2009

Day trip to Coimbra

Coimbra is a very beautiful city at around one hour away by train from Porto, so, I suggest a day trip (or even overnight there). And, if you go by train, pay attention to the tips I have written in...
Redang
Jul 06, 2009

Pilares da Ponte Pênsil

Pilares da Ponte Pènsil (piers of the Suspended Bridge) are similar to obelisks, the piers can be seen next to the D. Luís I bridge. For merely half a century they held the Suspended Bridge that was...
Redang
Apr 18, 2009

Museu do Carro Eléctrico

It's not in the city centre, but if you have time, it's interesting to visit this museum, it shows the History of the Eléctricos (Tramways) in Porto. The ticket seems expensive (3,50 €uros in March...
Redang
Apr 16, 2009

Top Hotels in Porto

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R. Santa Catarina 1347, Porto, 4000-457, Portugal
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Praca da Ribeira 1, Porto, Northern Portugal, 4050-513, Portugal
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Rua Tenente Valadim 146, Porto, Northern Portugal, 4100-476, Portugal
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Avenida da Boavista, 1466, (formerly Le Meridien Park Atlantic), Porto, 4100-144, Portugal
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Diogo de Macedo 220, Vila Nova de Gaia, Northern Portugal, 4400-107, Portugal
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Rua Ferreira Borges 101, Porto, Northern Portugal, 4050-253, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Porto

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Ribeira

The river bank, or Ribeira, is a fine area to wander or relax. The more popular area of the Ribeira is along the river bank between São Francisco Church and the Ponte Dom Luis I. However, there are...
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Foz do Douro

A fine half-day trip is to make your way to Foz do Douro, the posh section of town adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean. In this area, there are beaches, as well as walkways and piers that get you right up...
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Ponte Dom Luis

This massive iron bridge is the one you're most likely to cross on the way to Vila Nova de Gaia and back. The bridge was designed by a protege of Gustav Eiffel, so if the iron work looks a bit...
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Boat Tours

A fine place to go on a hot day is on the river. Boat tours last anywhere from one hour to multiple days. If you would like to take a longer river tour upriver to Regua or Pinhão, inquire at the...
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Oporto Wine

Most port wine places do visits. I visited Krohn and sampled two wines [ enough for me ] . The port takes ten years to mature. There are about 50 port facturies in Porto. Some by the river and some up...
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Se Cathedral

Porto's Cathedral, or Sé, is proudly hailed by city residents from the dawn's early light to the twilight's last gleaming (and no doubt at night, too). The Romanesque Cathedral was built in the 12th...
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