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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
From EUR12.00
 
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
 
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

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Porto is a lovely place and I had no problems in any areas. An amazing place where I felt safe and could explore all day. lovely people, infrastructure, food, all of it. My only word of caution is the...
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As mentioned in my intro, the beauty of Amarante's old town is somehow spoiled by the masses of cars that cruise through the narrow streets in search of some space to park. It's incredible that in...
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Metro

I'd pay for each journey in cash if possible. But that's difficult on the Metro as many stations only have ticket MACHINES which are often all totally buggered. Andante card is confusing to buy and...
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By night

Had a fine weekend in Porto. We were squeezing so much into the couple of days we were there, we never really visited the cathedral. So, walking back from Ribeira (riverside) late one evening, I...
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Traffic in Porto can be chaotic. Rush hours often prove to be stressful and moving around by car can take a lot of time. So if you are driving in Porto be careful with rush hours and take that into...
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Top Beer in Porto is SUPER BOCK. 5.8% its a strong one, this was definately the favourite drink of the Manchester Utd lads and of course we didnt drink to much of it. We liked it so much it ended up...
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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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Av. Primeiro de Maio

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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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Amarante's old town is what attracts most visitors. A beautiful granite bridge dating back some 300 years, the massive roundish walls of the monastery, lots of old houses and a lively plaza with some...
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Ponte Dom Luis

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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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