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  • Porto: City Highlights 3-Hour Guided Electric Bike Tour

    1. Porto: City Highlights 3-Hour Guided Electric Bike Tour

    Explore the ancient city of Porto with the convenience of an e-bike to climb the hills with ease on this guided tour. The many old houses of the city of Proto seem to perch over the Douro River, huddled together from the quay to the sea. Discover the old palaces, the churches, the emblematic neighborhoods, the people, and all the picturesque corners that the city has to offer. Porto is Portugal's second largest city with many highlights to explore. The historic core of the city was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. On your tour you will see the Cordoaria Garden, the Clérgios Tower, Gomes Teixeira Square, the Lello Bookstore, Aliados Avenue, the Porto Cathedral, and the Dom Luís Bridge. 

    The bikes were a great way to get around a very hilly city. They were fun to ride and our guide was great. We made enough stops so it wasn’t too tiring and we saw a lot of the sights of Porto.

  • Porto: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Segway Tour

    2. Porto: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Segway Tour

    In two hours, stroll through the highlights of the historic center of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get to know the charming city as you meander through its streets and hear stories about Porto from your guide.  Start your tour with a brief, but informative training on how to ride your Segway. Notice its modern and intuitive nature as you learn about safety rules. Afterward set off to discover the old palaces, churches, emblematic neighborhoods, the people of Porto, and the most picturesque corners that the city has to offer.

    The Segway Tour was great! Valter was an amazing tour guide with lots of knowledge about the city and good bants- very enjoyable experience and would 100% recommend!

  • Porto: Delicious Food and Wine Walking Tour

    3. Porto: Delicious Food and Wine Walking Tour

    Gain insight into the city of Porto and its people by learning about the essential ingredients of its cultural heritage. On this guided food tour, be guided through the streets of Porto's Old Town and discover the city’s exceptionally rich and varied cuisine that's full of history and renowned for its quality. This walking tour features a selection of the wide array of culinary delights to be found in Porto. Discover the history of Porto’s gastronomy, traditional dishes, and enjoy plenty of local tastings. Enjoy the flavors of Portuguese cuisine, like the Bifana (a spicy pork sandwich), Port wine, coffee, Bolinhos de Bacalhau (codfish) and delicious Portuguese pastry. On this journey, absorb the smells and flavors of Porto and discover the city through a culinary perspective.

    Went to places we would never have found by ourselves. Guide was really friendly and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend.

  • Porto: Magic Train Tour and Port Wine Tastings

    4. Porto: Magic Train Tour and Port Wine Tastings

    Explore the picturesque city of Porto on board a beautiful tourist train, departing every 30 minutes from Sé Catedral (Porto Cathedral), a glorious Romanesque monument in the old city center. The train circumnavigates the city center, with onboard audio guides in Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, and Italian for your convenience. Travel directly to the oldest Portuguese wine cellar of Real Companhia Velha, founded in 1756 by King José I. Climb off the train for an unforgettable tour inside the cellar, and learn the history of Port wine and its famous wineries during a 15-minute documentary. Next, explore the old part of the cellar, before a tasting of 2 high-quality Port wines. Re-board the train and continue your journey around the city center. Pass some of the most important monuments of Porto, such as the São João National Theatre on historic Praça da Batalha (Batalha Square). Co...

    It was very good tour. Only thing is the bus (train) shakes too much on the stone roads that makes you feel like your organs relocate in your body.

  • Porto: 3-Hour Guided City Highlights Walking Tour

    5. Porto: 3-Hour Guided City Highlights Walking Tour

    Experience a walking tour through the streets of the historical center of Porto, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the city through its neighborhoods, buildings, and streets on a 3-hour guided trip. Enjoy old palaces, charming churches, and lively neighborhoods. See the famous iron bridge, engineered by Teófilo Seyrig, the Port wine cellars, and the characteristic Rabelo boats lined up along the quay which preserve the memory of old times when they used to transport the wine casks. Your guide will explain how, in the 12th century, the city grew around the construction of the cathedral, and has survived several Moorish and Castilian invasions as well as the French military invasions in the 19th century. Along the way, stroll along Aliados Avenue to the place that served as a backdrop to the first proclamation of the Republic of Portugal.

    Valter was awesome. I feel like I know the whole city, it’s culture and history in our 3 hour tour. Highly recommend

  • Porto: Night Tour with Traditional Dinner and Fado Show

    6. 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 and Gaia City Tour by Replica Vintage Ford Model T

    7. Porto and Gaia City Tour by Replica Vintage Ford Model T

    Meet your guide at one of several pickup points in central Porto. Embark on a 90-minute tour of Porto and Gaia in an electrical replica of a vintage Ford T car.  Learn about the history of Porto as well as local legends and anecdotes. Explore the historic center of Porto and the city of Gaia across the River Douro. Enjoy some stops for photos at locations including São Bento Train Station, Porto Cathedral, Palacio de Bolsa, Clérigos Church, Rivoli Theater, and Serra do Pilar Monastery.

    Manuel was a fabulous guide, so friendly and knowledgeable. Toured all around the area and he waved and spoke to most of the locals. I would highly recommend this tour, it was a fun way to see the city.

  • Porto Half-Day Tour

    8. Porto Half-Day Tour

    Your tour begins at your Porto hotel, where you’ll board an air-conditioned minivan. Learn about the city and see top attractions such as Avenida dos Aliados, Liberdade Square, Porto Se Cathedral, and the famous Lello’s bookshop. Then, climb aboard a boat for a cruise on the Douro River.  As you sit back and unwind, savor a serene ride past coastal sights and under six bridges that cross the river. Your final stop is at a port wine cellar in Vila Nova de Gaia. Return to the port wine lodge and begin a traditional port wine-tasting. Listen as your guide explains how the port industry produces the world’s best-fortified wines. 

  • Porto: Private or Small Group 90-Minute Kickstart Tour

    9. Porto: Private or Small Group 90-Minute Kickstart Tour

    Let a local host show you the main highlights of Porto as they share the rich history of the city. See how this tiny city is big on cultural sights and monuments. Visit main highlights like Praca Gomes Teixeira, where you can spot important places relevant to the city. One of those places even inspired J.K Rowling when she was writing Harry Potter, find out which one from your local guide! Discover the magical Carmelites church, before you learn all there is to know about Porto's traditional tiles, and how they are made. Next, hear the stories of the famous Clerigos Tower. Discover its main buildings in Baroque style, such as the church and tower of Clerigos. Check out Aliados Avenue before your visit to the beautiful train station of Porto. Turn to your local host for recommendations of day trips outside of Porto. Marvel at the station, fully covered with panels of tiles showing Portu...

  • Porto: City Tour with 24-Hour Porto Card

    10. Porto: City Tour with 24-Hour Porto Card

    Take the day exploring Porto with a guide and a Porto Card valid for 24 hours. See the city's main attractions and stumble across charming corners. Enjoy experiencing Porto with a local's perspective.

    On this guided tour wander through Porto's historic downtown and go through locations like Vitória, Clérigos, Aliados, and Sé, the cathedral. Also, visit the beach of Matosinhos for stunning views and have the opportunity to try some fish. You can also visit a port wine cellar.

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What people are saying about Avenida dos Aliados

It was a great way to see the city in a short time, to have fun biking, hear the history and some interesting stories of sights and experience lemon tea and a typical desert. We had a good overview over the city and walked around later.

The bikes were a great way to get around a very hilly city. They were fun to ride and our guide was great. We made enough stops so it wasn’t too tiring and we saw a lot of the sights of Porto.

Our guide was knowledgeable, he took us to all the historic sites and buildings around the city

our guide, carolina, was great! such a fun tour and i loved all the stops.

Walter was a really great tourist guide. We enjoyed the tour very much!!