Posted on 27/02/2021
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Porto Sightseeing: Full-Day Porto Tour with Wine Tasting River Cruise & Lunch

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Overview

Take a Porto sightseeing and discover the magic and charm of Porto during this small-group, full-day Porto tour, which includes a river cruise, wine tasting, and lunch. Visit some of the city’s most famous landmarks, including the Porto Se Cathedral, Avenida dos Aliados, and the Torre & Igreja dos Clerigos. Head to a Port wine cellar for a tasting of Portugal’s most famous wine, then hop on a boat and float down the Douro river, admiring the six local bridges over the water.

◾ Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour around the city of Porto
◾ See top attraction of the city including Porto Se Cathedral, Avenida dos Aliados, and the Torre & Igreja dos Clerigos
◾ Taste the famous Port wines in a historic wine cellar
◾ Enjoy a romantic riverboat cruise on the Douro River and admire the city from a unique perspective

About this experience

DURATION: 9 hours
DEPARTURE: 9.00 am (pick-up starts about 45 minutes earlier)
LANGUAGES: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese
MEETING POINT: At your hotel in the areas of Porto or the center of Vila Nova de Gaia
OPENING SEASON: All year round
WHO CAN COME: Porto sightseeing is suitable for anyone. An adult must accompany children

Description - What to expect

Start your full-day Porto sightseeing with a pick-up from your centrally located Porto hotel and embark on a fascinating sightseeing tour of Porto’s top attractions. Admire Porto’s city symbol, the Torre & Igreja dos Clerigos, and visit the stolid façade of Porto Se Cathedral. See the gorgeous boutiques that line Avenida dos Aliados, the waterside Ribeira District, and Sao Bento railway station.

Listen to your tour guide and learn about the amazing history and culture of the city while you are heading to Foz do Douro to take in the stunning views. You will have time to explore the Serralves museum, the iconicCasa da Música, the Cristal palace, and the famous Boavista Avenue.

Break for lunch and enjoy some free time to explore before meeting back up and head to an old Port wine cellar to taste renowned port wines. Later in the afternoon, your Porto sightseeing continuous with a romantic cruise down the Douro River. Cruise beneath Porto’s famous six bridges and admire the pastel-colored houses of Porto before your tour finally comes to an end, and you are dropped back to your hotel.

What is included

✔ Hotel pickup and drop-off
✔ Air-conditioned vehicle
✔ Bottled water
✔ Delicious Lunch
✔ River Douro cruise
✔ Wine tasting experience
✔ WiFi on board
✖ Monuments Entries

Cutoff time before activity

  • 12 hours

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ Required protective equipment is provided
◾ Customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
◾ The number of visitors is limited to keep rules of social distancing