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Porto Itinerary - Tours and Activities

Updated: Sep 25, 2023

Explore, wine regions, picturesque landscapes, history, culture Discover the enthralling charm of Porto, Portugal. With plenty to explore, this city is an ideal destination for history buffs and culture enthusiasts, offering fascinating insights into Portugal's rich past. Known globally for its namesake Port wine, Porto invites visitors to its world-renowned wine regions, a must-see for any wine aficionado. Connect with locals, immerse yourself in the storytelling, and lose yourself in the vibrant culture and traditions that make Porto a haven for travelers seeking an authentic European experience.


Below are some of the experiences you can have while visiting Porto. For additional discounts on attractions and transportation, I recommend getting the Porto Card.


Disclaimer

Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Walking Tour of Porto

Let yourself be seduced by Porto’s charming streets and colorful buildings while you wander through its nostalgic historic center and learn about its fascinating history on a free walking tour.


Duration

2.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10am, 11am and 4pm

Price

Free!

Alternative


VW Kombi Tour

Enjoy a sliding roof for a unique experience and visit some of the city's highlights on this private city tour. Take in panoramic views of Porto as you cruise around in a vintage VW van.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 7pm

Price

$49 per person

Alternative


Torre dos Clérigos Spiritus Multimedia

Enjoy an innovative multimedia show that transcends the walls of Clérigos Church in Porto with this admission ticket to the Spiritus show. Take a spiritual and emotional journey in a Baroque church.


Duration

30 mins

Availability

Everyday from 6pm - 10pm

Price

$11 per person

Alternative

Palácio da Bolsa Guided Tour

Take a guided tour of the Palácio da Bolsa, a neoclassical style building located in the heart of Porto and considered one of Portugal's most important historic monuments.


Duration

30 mins

Availability

Everyday from 9am - 6:30pm

Price

$13 per person

Alternative

Serralves Park - $14 per person


Aveiro and Costa Nova Day Trip

On this day trip to Aveiro & Costa Nova, we'll explore the beautiful coastal town known as the "Venice of Portugal" and visit one of the best beaches in Portugal.


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8am and 2pm

Price

$50 per person

Alternative


The Wine Experience Entry & Tasting at WOW

Demystify wine with this ticket to The Wine Experience museum in Porto. Explore the elements and cultures that influence wine in a way that will please amateur drinkers and experienced winemakers.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 7pm

Price

$22 per person

Alternative

Cálem Cellar Tour, Interactive Museum & Wine Tasting

Learn everything you need to know about Port Wine, from the vineyard to the glass, in a unique format that includes an interactive museum tour, a guided tour, and a wine tasting.


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday at 10am, 11:20am, 12:40pm and 4pm

Price

$18 per person

Alternative


Bolhão Market and Codfish Tasting Guided Food Tour

Explore Bolhão Market with a guide and taste the best Portuguese petiscos. For lunch try several different Codfish dishes with some port and finish it off with a traditional Pastel de Nata.


Duration

3.5 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday at 11:30pm

Price

$32 per person

Alternative


Pub Crawl

Discover Porto’s nightlife with a local guide. Meet people from around the world as you visit 3 bars and a nightclub. Enjoy 5 free drinks as well.


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10:30pm

Price

$20 per person

Alternative

Moving Bar - $45 per person

Live Fado Show with Glass of Port Wine

Sit back and relax with a glass of port as you enjoy an intimate live music show. Discover traditional Portuguese Fado music. Choose between three historic Casa do Fado venues in central Porto.


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday at 7pm

Price

$18 per person

Alternative


Historic Center Photo Tour in Ford T Replica

Photograph the beautiful center of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia while stylishly riding around in Ford T replicas on this unique city experience.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

Price

$38 per person

Alternative


River Douro Six Bridges Cruise

Enjoy the famous Six Bridges of Porto cruise from Vila Nova de Gaia. You'll take a cruise on a traditional Portuguese Rabelo boat, and enjoy the best views of the towns of the Douro.


Duration

50 mins

Availability

Everyday at 8:30pm

Price

$16 per person

Alternative

Surf Lesson

Learn to surf in a scenic spot on your Porto vacation, and head to Matosinhos Beach, where soft sand and professional surfers await. Bookable for a private group, the surf lesson is run by a well-established local operator, which limits groups to just four people to ensure personal attention on the water.



Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 11am and 3pm

Price

$28 per person

Alternative


Serras do Porto Park Hike

Take a break from the bustle of Porto and slow down in the nature of the Serras do Porto Park with this guided hiking tour. Hiking in the nature park you’ll cross suspended bridges, follow rivers, and stop at tiny villages. Sample a range of regional produce including cheese, fruit, meats, and wine during your picnic lunch. Places on this small-group tour are limited to ten participants.


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8:30am

Price

$54 per person

Alternative


Adventure Tour By Porto Buggy

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and explore Porto's surroundings on this adventure tour. Meet your dedicated tour guide and hop on your open buggy for a ride over rough terrain. Stop at a few points of interest, including the ancient ruins of Castro de Monte Mozinho, the Museu da Broa and a typical Portuguese village.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 3pm

Price

$83 per person

Alternative

Viana do Castelo Horseback Riding Tour

Take a break from the bustling city of Porto and discover the serene countryside of Viana do Castelo by horseback. Depart Porto or Braga with your private guide and head to the ranch to begin your tour. Trot through flower fields, along mountain trails, and past the beautiful beaches of Viana do Castelo, learning how to better control your horse from your guide.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday from 8am - 8pm

Price

Starting from $105 per person


Tile Painting Workshop

Vacations and leisure time are for relaxing, socializing, getting to know the culture of the city as well as meeting other people. In this workshop you can experience a little bit of these realities, this because you don't have any degree of demand, just that you feel good. Enjoy and take a part of Portugal with you.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday at 10:30am and 2pm

Price

$50 per person


FC Porto - Museum and Stadium

Tour the Dragão Stadium and FC Porto Museum with a package that is a must-do for football (soccer) fans while visiting Porto. The museum is open seven days per week, making it easy to schedule a visit that fits into your itinerary. Schedule your stadium tour when you arrive at the museum (stadium tour not available on match days), and book an audio guide for informative commentary.


Duration

1 - 3 hours

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 7pm

Price

$17 per person

SEA LIFE Porto

Discover more than 3,000 fascinating sea creatures with a full-day entry ticket to SEA LIFE Porto, and walk through the first underwater tunnel in Portugal to get up close to sharks and other marine life


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 6pm

Price

$18 per person






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