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Porto: 3-Hour Electric Bike Tour

1. Porto: 3-Hour Electric Bike Tour

Experience an easy guided electric bike tour through the wonderful city of Porto - discovering its main sights and hidden gems in just a few hours. From the Douro Riverside to the natural City Park, choosing the e-bike will allow you to access hidden, quaint places that other modes of transport cannot reach. First, discover sites of interest in the Old Town and pedal along the bike paths of City Park. Along the way, see the former customs house of the Alfândega do Porto Congress Centre and admire the span of the Arrábida Bridge and the remains of São João da Foz castle. Then, cycle past the fine sand beach of Matosinhos, look for birdlife in Calém Garden and reach the magical mouth of the Douro River. Discover where the Port Wine Museum, Tram Museum and Museu Serralves (Contemporary Art Museum) are located. Next, visit the remains of São Francisco do Queijo (Cheese Castle). Finally, get back to nature in the Douro Estuary Natural Reserve and gaze in awe at the breakwater of Foz do Douro, before returning to the starting point where your tour concludes. Upgrade your tour to a private experience - ideal for families or groups of friends - by picking the relevant option upon checkout.

From Porto: Aveiro Private Guided Day Trip

2. From Porto: Aveiro Private Guided Day Trip

Departing from the city of Porto, in a short, comfortable and private trip of 30 minutes, discover the beauty of the city of Aveiro and its famous Ria de Aveiro. Enjoy the peace and tranquility that this place provides. At your own pace and away from the crowds, interact with the community and learn about their stories in a mix between nature and gastronomy, in a unique and unforgettable experience. Have a memorable lunch at a local restaurant and choose the places to enjoy: • discover why it is known as the Venice of Portugal • explore its numerous canals and bridges. • visit the fish market, past Art Nouveau buildings, and colorful moliceiro boats. • Add a cruise on the Ria Aveiro, to further explore the city from the Ria. • discover Costa Nova, where you will have the opportunity to see and photograph the colorful fishermen's houses, typically painted with vertical stripes. Return in comfort to your hotel in Porto after a day that will surely remain in your fondest memories.

From Porto: Aveiro Day Trip and Poças Wine Tasting

3. From Porto: Aveiro Day Trip and Poças Wine Tasting

Our trip will start in Oporto, at the Sao Bento subway station. From there you will start an adventure that will take you to know one of the Portuguese pearls: Aveiro. get your strength up because a day full of sensations awaits you! In Aveiro, a walk through the most relevant areas of the city will be waiting for you. We will start at the Carcavelos Bridge, a symbol of Art Nouveau that you will see on this visit. And also a good place to go to the Capela de São Gonçalinho, with relics from the 18th century. But what better way to understand the urban fabric of Aveiro than at the Museu de Arte Nova? that's where we'll stop for you to learn all about it! what role did Aveiro play in the Age of Discovery? The best place to visit is the Monument to João Afonso de Aveiro, an outstanding personality of the time. Nearby you will also see the Sé de Aveiro Cathedral, the most important religious building in the city. what about culture in Aveiro? We will tell you that it is another of the pillars of this destination, so seeing the Averiense Theater is a must. Before ending the guided tour in Aveiro, we will make a last stop at the Monument to José Estêvão Coelho de Magalhães, one of the most illustrious politicians in the history of Portugal. But is this the end of our stay in Aveiro? of course not! You will still have two hours free to explore the city in your own way and taste its exquisite gastronomy if you wish. the guide will give you the best advice! And speaking of recommendations, how about one of the best? The estuary that runs through the city offers beautiful views, and what better way to check it out than getting on one of the boats available. you'll think you've been transported to Venice! Once the free time is over, you will say goodbye to Aveiro with the best of sensations and head back to the bus. Next stop, the Capela do Senhor da Pedra, at Praia de Miramar. A beautiful temple that, in spite of not having an easy access, we will be able to see in all its splendor. After three centuries of enduring the swell of the Atlantic, it has a multitude of legends and stories that are worth listening to. Do not miss the inscriptions on the tiles. what do they want to tell us? Once you arrive in Porto again, the visit will be quite different. We will visit one of its famous wineries, where we will discover all the secrets of its excellent wine. In addition, you will discover the Wine Museum and the Poças Winery. This will be the best end to the excursion. A cultural and gastronomic space on the banks of the Douro where you can enjoy culture and learning through fun and flavor. sounds good, doesn't it? Do not miss this opportunity and get to know the best of Porto and Aveiro to discover its history, traditions and gastronomy. book now!

From Porto: Aveiro and Coimbra Private Tour

4. From Porto: Aveiro and Coimbra Private Tour

Departing from the city of Porto, in a short, comfortable and private trip of 30 minutes, discover the beauty of the city of Aveiro and its famous Ria de Aveiro. Enjoy the peace and tranquility that this place provides. At your own pace and away from the crowds, interact with the community and learn about their stories in a mix between nature and gastronomy, in a unique and unforgettable experience. Have a memorable lunch at a local restaurant and choose the places to enjoy: • discover why it is known as the Venice of Portugal • explore its numerous canals and bridges. • visit the fish market, past Art Nouveau buildings, and colorful moliceiro boats. • Add a cruise on the Ria Aveiro, to further explore the city from the Ria. • discover Costa Nova, where you will have the opportunity to see and photograph the colorful fishermen's houses, typically painted with vertical stripes. The journey continues to the historic city of Coimbra. The city of students and the oldest university in the country, (12th century), and one of the oldest in the world. Take the time to: • visit the Joanina Library with its collection of over 300,000 books and some of the rarest manuscripts in the entire country. • visit the Old Romanesque style Cathedral (Sé Velha). • crossing the river to visit the Santa Clara Convent and the Quinta das Lágrimas (Estate of Tears), where the love between Pedro and Inês blossomed. • having a lunch at one of the taverns downtown, where you can find the most delicious snacks. Return comfortably to your hotel in Porto after a day filled with culture and beauty that will surely stay in your best memories.

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What people are saying about Norte Region

Tour description should clearly state that this is basically a transfer service provided by a driver, nor a guide. Also, Coimbra deserves a lot more time than Aveiro. Overall Paulo, our driver, really went extra mile for us making sure we are happy, which we highly appreciated.

It was likely our best experience in Porto — and we had many great experiences. Enmanuel was our guide was extremely nice, smart and made the ride, very enjoyable and fulfilling —he was a very knowledgeable historian. The ebikes were awesome!

Elio,our guide was awesome. Informative, funny and patient. Excellent tour, really good fun. Would recommend to anyone.

The outing was pleasant. The guide was friendly and gave good explanations. The course was well chosen.

Great tour with Rudolfo. Go to thee recommended restaurant! It was fantastic.