Porto Free Walking Tour
Porto Free Walking Tour walks you through the charming coastal city of Porto, located in the northwest of Portugal. Known for its picturesque cobblestone streets, historic architecture, and famous port wine, Porto offers a unique blend of old-world charm and modern vibrancy. Visitors can explore the city’s rich history by visiting the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Ribeira neighborhood or the Clérigos Tower, a 18th-century baroque tower with panoramic views of the city. Porto is also home to a number of excellent museums, such as the Serralves Foundation, a contemporary art museum housed in a stunning Art Deco villa. The city is also a popular destination for foodies, with a variety of traditional Portuguese restaurants and cafes to choose from, as well as its famous Port wine cellars.
♦ Meeting point: Clérigos Tower
♦ Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs
♦ Duration: 2 hours
♦ Language: English
♦ Availability: Everyday
♦ Price: Tip only basis
♦ Note: Booking this tour is mandatory
Porto Free Walking Tour – Itinerary
Porto free walking tour will take you through some of the most iconic and interesting parts of this charming coastal city. We will start our tour at the Clérigos Tower, an 18th-century baroque tower that offers panoramic views of the city. This tower is a great place to start your journey, as it will give you an idea of the city’s layout.
Next, we will take a stroll through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Ribeira neighborhood, where you will see many of the city’s most historic buildings and monuments, such as the São Francisco Church, which dates back to the 14th century. Along the way, we’ll pass by some of Porto’s most famous bridges and take a break to enjoy the picturesque views.
After that, we will walk to the Palácio de Bolsa, a 19th-century palace that now serves as a cultural center. Here, we’ll have a chance to learn more about the building’s history and architecture.
Next, we will head to the Serralves Foundation, a contemporary art museum housed in a stunning Art Deco villa. Here, we’ll have a chance to explore the collections and learn about the city’s contemporary art scene.
Finally, we will end our tour at the famous Port wine cellars, where you can sample some of Porto’s famous port wine and learn more about the city’s rich wine-making history.