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Porto: Old Town & City Highlights Walking Tours

Guided Walking Tour 3 reviewsFrom€25,00€20,00per Person

Built upon the sloping banks of the Douro, Porto is defined by its Baroque churches, steep winding streets, elegant gardens, and lively markets. 

Its most recognisable trademark, however, is its unique port production: a robust sweet wine with fruity, chocolatey, and nutty notes. With the help of our Porto city guides, we'll give you the opportunity to discover the city's best churches, markets, gardens, wineries, and so much more.

Start your Porto exploration by taking a guided Old Town tour through the rustic streets of Ribeiro. By gaining insight into the city's roots, you'll gain an understanding of what the city is all about. Beginning at Praça do Infante D. Henrique, the Old Town Square, we head towards Sé do Porto, the city's romantic Romanesque cathedral, stopping to take pictures at viewpoints along the way. After passing some pretty churches and mansions, we cross the Ponte de D. Luís, the city's postcard-famous bridge, to the Douro's south bank, where we will rest at the Jardim do Morro and enjoy unbeatable views of Ribeira and the river. Arriving back in Ribeiro, we ride the funicular to the upper city, where we will find astounding architectural highlights, including the Igreja Santa Clara, Igreja de São Francisco, and the mediaeval castle ruins. The tour ends outside the Palacio da Bolsa, a splendid 19th-century palace built along the riverfront to impress foreigners arriving in the city by boat.

After getting a sense of Porto's history and beauty, we'll show you the rest of the city's cultural attractions with our Highlights guided tour. Be ready to discover the most bustling markets, the coolest hangout spots, and more must-see landmarks that weren't revealed on our Old Town tour. The tour starts at one of Porto's top exhibition and nightclub venues, Mercado Ferreira Borges, and continues to the iconic Torre dos Clérigos. Next, we check out the student scene at Universidade do Porto before stopping to admire the masterful tiled facade of Igreja do Carmo which stands out as one of the city's most beautiful buildings.

Remember, you haven't truly explored Porto until you've experienced our Free evening tour. We take you on a guided walk through Porto's most trendy neighbourhood, Cedofeita, to see the city's churches, palaces, and streets under the moonlight.

Don't forget to use the free Vox City app (included in your ticket) to discover more of Porto and its incredible sights.

Top Sights Includes:

    • • Praça Infante D. Henrique
    • • Sé Porto
    • • Jardim do Morro & More

Our joining points:
⚬ Praça Infante D. Henrique
⚬ Sé Porto
⚬ Jardim do Morro
⚬ Monumento ao Duque da Ribeira
⚬ Mercado Ferreira Borges
⚬ Torre dos Clérigos
⚬ Capela das Almas
⚬ Vimara Peres
⚬ Rua das Flores
⚬ Rua galeria de Paris

Also, enjoy our self-guided routes:
⚬ Gaia & Wine
⚬ Foz
⚬ Parks & Viewpoints

What you get:
✔️Old Town and City Highlights Walking Tours
✔️3 FREE self-guided walking tours in the Vox City app
✔️ Live commentary in English
✔️ Multilingual audio commentary in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German

What you don’t get:
✖️ Mobile Device
✖️ Headphones
✖️ Entry to Attractions
✖️ Public Transportation Tickets

⚬ Join your guided walking tour at the Bluedragon Shop at R. de Alexandre Herculano 251, 4000-053 Porto, Portugal
⚬ Your tour will depart at the time-slot you have booked.
⚬ Don't forget to download the Vox City mobile-app before you arrive, so you can enjoy the free self-guided sightseeing features. Download the app on your own mobile phone and scan the QR code on this voucher to get started
⚬ If you need assistance, please contact the local operator on +00351 912 562 190 or by emailing [email protected] 

What is a self-guided tour?

A self-guided tour is a type of tour where visitors explore a destination on their own using an audio guide or a map. Unlike a guided tour, visitors are not led by a tour guide and are free to choose their own pace and explore the sights that interest them the most. Self-guided tours offer more flexibility and freedom to visitors. They are a popular option for those who prefer to explore a destination independently. 

Is a Walking Tour suitable for all ages?

The walking tour is suitable for all ages, but keep in mind that it involves a fair amount of walking and standing, so participants should be able to walk for at least 2.5 hours. Additionally, wearing comfortable walking shoes and bringing a water bottle can help ensure that you're comfortable throughout the tour

What is a Multilingual Audio tour?

A multilingual audio tour is a type of tour that provides visitors with audio guides in multiple languages. Visitors can use headphones to listen to the audio guide as they explore a destination, with the audio guide providing information about the sights, history, and culture of the area. The audio guides are typically pre-recorded and offer visitors the option to choose their preferred language.

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  • Safety5.0  / 5
  • Value for money5.0  / 5
Dimitri

2023-02-21

We had a fantastic experience exploring Porto with Vox City. The walking tour allowed us to see both the main sights and some off-the-beaten-path areas of the city. The guide was well-done and we never felt lost or confused. Highly recommend!

Chris

2023-02-12

We loved our experience with Vox City in Porto! The walking tour was a highlight, as we got to see some of the city's hidden gems and learn about its rich history.

Jessica

2022-09-22

We used Vox City to explore the street art scene in Porto, and it was such a unique experience. The walking tour took us to some hidden corners of the city that we never would have found on our own, and the guide provided great context for the art we were seeing. Highly recommend for anyone interested in street art or off-the-beaten-path experiences.

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