If you stay in Lisbon, do not deny yourself the pleasure of visiting the “northern capital” of Portugal – the city of Porto. A one-day tour is exactly what you need to get to know Porto in a simple, convenient and stylish way.
Departure will be organized from your hotel in Lisbon in a comfortable car. I will help you see all the main areas of Porto, visit the most important monuments, take pictures on the best sites, have a good time and get wonderful memories of your visit to this ancient city.
The tour includes a visit to one of the most famous sights – the Tower of the Clergy, where you can climb 240 steps to the top of the spiral staircase and enjoy a breathtaking view. Admire the windows of one of the most beautiful bookstores of Lello and view the ruins of the medieval city wall. You will not stay indifferent to the facades of local houses, decorated with traditional tiles, as well as local handicraft shops and gardens of the 19th century, with the flowers growing in them. Cross the bridge, designed by Gustav Eiffel, walk along the banks of the Douro River in unusual areas with attractive urban landscapes of Porto. You can completely immerse in the magic of the city with a river cruise on one of the typical Portuguese boats that traditionally transported barrels of port wine from wine farms in the valley of Douro to cellars in Porto. Despite a busy day, we will find time for lunch, to try the best dishes of the cuisine of Northern Portugal.
You cannot leave Porto without trying the “nectar of the gods”, the famous portwine, visiting the wine cellar. Learn the secrets of producing this “real gentleman’s drink” and its success.
- What Will You DoYou will see: the famous train station of Sao Bento, the interior of which is decorated with a panel of traditional Portuguese tiles "azulejo." The panel tells about the main milestones of the history of Portugal. Visit the Avenue of Brazil, the Tower of the Clerics, the Cathedral, the famous bridges of the Eiffel Design Bureau, and the Ribeira area with the traditional wooden boats "Rebelo", Gaia district with the warehouses and tasting rooms of the most famous companies producing portwine: Burmister, Grahams, Sandeman. You will hear a lecture from sommelier on port wine (12 kinds of wines). Port wine tasting in 1-2 houses (payment on arrival).
- What To ExpectThe approximate tour duration is 12 hours.
- What Is IncludedGuides
Business Class Vehicle with a Driver
Start of the Tour from your Hotel/Apartment
Civil liability insurance for all passengers
- What Is Not IncludedEntrance Tickets