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Porto: Hop-on Hop-off Bus with Cruise & Wine Cellar Options

1. Porto: Hop-on Hop-off Bus with Cruise & Wine Cellar Options

Explore the districts of Porto at your own pace with a 24-hour or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket. Learn about the sights you see with an included audio guide. Upgrade to include an optional river cruise ticket and/or a visit to port wine cellars. Visit the perfect combination of historic landscapes, River Douro, and learn the highlights of the port wine tradition. With this ticket, you can visit the cities of Porto, Gaia, and Matosinhos via sightseeing buses or a heritage sightseeing cruise. Also, learn about the historical and cultural significance of producing port wine along with a free wine tasting if you choose the optional upgrade to wine cellars. 

Porto: 3-Hour Walking City Tour & Lello Bookstore Visit

2. Porto: 3-Hour Walking City Tour & Lello Bookstore Visit

Join a tour with a private and tailored experience in the ancient city of Porto. Visit São Bento Train Station, the Cathedral, the medieval neighborhood, the most important point views, Clérigos Tower, and the historical Lello Bookstore. In 3 hours, listen to your guide as they explain the historical intricacies of Porto and its origins. Allow them to guide you through the city, walled in from the 12th to the 18th century, and elucidate upon the many stories from Roman rule to contemporary times. Finish off your tour with a visit to the third most beautiful bookstore in the world, the historical Lello Bookstore. Don't hesitate to ask your guide for local tips on restaurants, gardens, public transportation, maps, and more.

Porto Half-Day Tour and Wine Tasting

3. Porto Half-Day Tour and Wine Tasting

Discover one of the oldest cities in Europe on a half-day sightseeing tour of Porto, and learn its rich and diverse history, from the 4th century when Romans occupied the Iberian Peninsula, to its modern day renaissance. Start by exploring the "Bairro da Sé," to discover the heart of Porto's roots in the Ribeira. Admire the traditional architecture that earned the city status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996, and wander past historic store fronts and ancient plazas that were built over Roman ruins. After immersing yourself in Porto's history and local culture, visit one of its most famous wine cellars. Located in the historic heart of the Vila Nova de Gaia, it’s here that you can enjoy the chance to sample some of Portugal’s world renowned wines from age-old vineyards.

Porto: Night Tour with Traditional Dinner and Fado Show

4. Porto: Night Tour with Traditional Dinner and Fado Show

After being picked up at your hotel, start the tour by discovering Porto seaside during the summer, or the amazing views from Serra do Pilar during winter. Learn about the history and interesting stories of the city from your guide. Then, visit a traditional Portuguese restaurant in the heart of one of the most traditional neighbourhoods. Enjoy a delicious dinner followed by a Fado performance. Traditional Fado music is characterized by the lamenting expression of saudade to the sound of a guitar.  Before being taken back to your hotel, enjoy seeing some of the sights, streets, and landmarks of Porto by night.

Porto Half-Day Historical Tour & Port Wine Tasting

5. Porto Half-Day Historical Tour & Port Wine Tasting

Explore Porto on a half-day city tour that emphasizes the history of the area. Begin at Pena Ventosa, the birthplace of the city of Porto. Visit the cathedral, built in the 12th century, before continuing to the S. Bento train station. This station is known for its tiles representing important moments of Portugal's history and culture. Next, see the Clérigos Church. Clérigos, built by the famous architect Nasoni, is known for its Classic Renaissance style. As for the Lello, it has a Neo-Gothic facade and remarkable plaster interior. During the tour, you will be given important information regarding several streets and places in the historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about Batalha Square, Santa Catarina Street, the Majestic Café, the Bolhão Market, and Aliados Avenue. Then continue to visit a few neighborhoods located by the water before heading to a Port wine cellar in Gaia. Learn how this national drink is produced, bottled, sold, and tasted, then enjoy a tasting of your own.

Porto Full-Day Tour

6. Porto Full-Day Tour

Porto is a vibrant city of picturesque streets, beautiful buildings, honest smiles and romantic aura with a mix of monuments by leading world architects from the past and the present. Porto is Portugal's second largest metropolis, and one of Europe's most charismatic cities. Porto is also one of the last undiscovered European metropolises, but that is about to change. Porto is an ancient port steeped in history and tradition. It is a highly atmospheric place that has become known for its monuments by renowned architects (Gustave Eiffel's Dona Maria Bridge, Nicolau Nasoni's Clerigos Tower, Rem Koolhaas' Casa da Musica and Siza Vieira's Serralves Museum), but just when you think you don't know much about this city, think again. This is the city that originated and named Port wine, and gave birth to one of world history's most legendary figures, Prince Henry the Navigator (the fictional character from Harry Potter). These are just a few curious facts about this intriguing and majestic city, and if you want to find out more, go on exploring the city on a full-day that will leave your mind fascinated.

Porto: Private 8-Hour City Highlights Tour

7. Porto: Private 8-Hour City Highlights Tour

After being collected from your Porto accommodation, you will travel with your guide to the House of Music, which was inaugurated in 2005. From there you will travel to Clerigos Tower, which offers some of the best views over the city. Its doors opened on January 13, 1906, and haven't closed for 112 years. Following the tower, you will travel to the Lello Bookstore, which continues to satisfy everyone from literature lovers, to architecture students, to Harry Potter fans. You will next travel to Porto's historical center and Sao Bento Train Station. There you will discover the Porto Baixa (downtown), which is laid out around the Avenida dos Aliados (Avenue of the Allies), the city's focal point. This is where everything happens, and it is on this thoroughfare that you will find the imposing Oporto Municipal Council building. Afterwards, you will discover the Cathedral of Oporto, which is a church of Roman-Gothic structure. The next stage of your tour will lead you to "Palacio da Bolsa" and the San Francisco Church. The Palácio da Bolsa was built in the 19th century in a Neo-classical style, and has since been classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The Church of San Francisco was built in the 12th century, and was initially of Romanesque architecture before being transformed into Gothic style, then later into that of Baroque. The Cathedral of Oporto (or Porto Cathedral) is a church with a Roman-Gothic structure which began being built in the 12th century, later receiving several renovations in the 17th and 18th centuries. Inside it stands the medieval rosacea of the 12th century, and from outside you can enjoy the lateral galilee, a work of Nicolau Nasoni in 1736 which is decorated with tiles. Crossing the D. Luis Bridge, you will arrive in Gaia (the city on the opposing river bank). This is the spot where Port wine has been aged in hundreds of different cellars, and whilst there you will be able to visit one of those cellars. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be returned to your accommodation in Porto.

From Lisbon: Discover Porto

8. From Lisbon: Discover Porto

Porto, the city that gave Portugal its name, is known worldwide for its wine, bridges, and contemporary and ancient architecture. Its historical center, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is a can’t-miss attraction. Spend a full day exploring the amazing monuments and landscapes of Porto on this guided cultural and heritage tour from Lisbon.   Start at Igreja e Clérigos Tower, built in the 18th century, a remarkable architectural complex. Visit the Lello bookstore, which has been recognized as one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world—its stunning dark wood and red velvet interior will amaze you. Head to the beautiful Sao Bento Railway Station to admire its 20,000 azulejo tiles. Visit the Porto Cathedral, a Roman Catholic church that is one of the oldest in the city.   Take lunch at Ribiera in the historic center of the city before visiting a wine cellar where the famous Port wine is made. Finally, enjoy a boat trip to see the 7 bridges that cross the water. After a day well spent, you’ll be returned to your hotel in Lisbon.

From Lisbon: Porto City Tour and Wine Tasting

9. From Lisbon: Porto City Tour and Wine Tasting

Arriving in Porto, begin your spectacular tour with the riverside area. There you can enjoy the view of the beautiful Douro River and its bridges, as well as the traditional atmosphere of the locals. Following that, climb to the Igreja e Torre do Clérigos (Church and the Tower of Clerics), a piece of work famous for its Baroque tower, with a history dating back to the Brotherhood of Priests. You then continue to the Sé do Porto. Built in the style of Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque, it is one of the leading and oldest monuments in Portugal. Following that, pass by S. Bento Station, which is luxuriously covered with beautiful tiles. Towards the end of your tour, visit the historic center of the city by traveling to the other side of the river to where the famous Caves do Vinho do Porto are located. Whilst there, take part in a wonderful tasting of this nectar of the gods: Port wine. Finally, your tour concludes with your return to Lisbon.

Porto Combo: Porto City by Day & Panoramic View Fado Dinner

10. Porto Combo: Porto City by Day & Panoramic View Fado Dinner

Experience the dynamic differences of beautiful Porto from day to night on this tour that has a morning part and an afternoon session. Visit the city's highlights, including Sao Bento Station, and the Porto Cathedral. Try Porto wine and enjoy a traditional dinner. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel for both the morning and afternoon parts of the tour. You will visit Porto's main monuments and learn more about its rich history on this tour. You'll get to see: • Grand architecture on Avenida dos Aliados, the Avenue of Allies, representing the Anglo-Portuguese treaty, the oldest alliance in the world that is still in effect • The 249-foot tall Clèrigos Tower and Church • One of the top bookstores in the world: Livraria Lello • One of the city's oldest monuments: Sé Cathedral of Porto • The Unesco World Heritage site: Sao Bento Station To end the daytime portion of your tour, you'll visit a wine cellar and have a chance to try the famous port wine. After this portion of your tour, you'll be dropped off at your hotel for a few hours before the dinner portion of the tour begins. This is a perfect opportunity to take a short nap after your busy city tour and freshen up for dinner. At 8 PM your guide will pick you up from your hotel for dinner. See panoramic views of this dynamic and beautiful city after dark. Enjoy a traditional Portuguese dinner, accompanied by soulful Fado music. Fado music is melancholic and the songs are often very nostalgic. They reflect the deep feelings of Portuguese culture, history, and soul.

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What people are saying about Clérigos Church

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based on 479 reviews

Violeta the guide was a delight, from the beginning to the end. He showed us the beach and the entire area of the mouth of the Douro and the bridges, we went to a winery to see the process of obtaining Port and a wine tasting. Then we got to know the old town and the center with its history and we finished the night with a dinner in a traditional Fado house with a show while we had dinner. Totally recommendable

We had A very good time with our privat guide Paulo. The city of Porto is more than beautifull with this man as your guide. Lot of information, safe driver and we finnished with tasting wonderfull Portwine

The staff of the company is very friendly and willing to help the tourist always with a smile and explaining the peculiarities of the lines.

Very nice to do this complete tour in a small group, our guide André, from Living Tours, very friendly and above all, very professional!

L'équipe connaît très bien l'histoire du Portugal, très instructif et agréable