10 hours
Duration
Porto
Location
Morning
Departure Time
City, Cultural, Gastronomic, Landscape
Tour Type

 

Tour Description
In the morning we leave for Porto. It’s a journey of about 300km and so we have a break on the way for a coffee and to stretch our legs. This is the best way to visit one of Portugal’s most beautiful cities, taste Porto’s wine and return to Lisbon all in one day!

Porto is Portugal’s second largest city. It is very different to Lisbon but just as full of character and charms and definitely an unmissable spot when you’re in Portugal!

During the day you will have the chance to get to know the main spots in this fantastic city, having an excellent day visiting places that are very different to those that you’ll find in Lisbon. You can enjoy yourself and let yourself get lost in the city’s historical centre, wander down the Avendia dos Aliados and visit the Market of Bolhão or the typical neighbourhood of Ribeira.

You will have plenty of reasons to want to revisit the city… but at the end of the day we have to return to Lisbon, so just sit back and relax… we will take you back to your hotel.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Lisbon / Cascais / Sintra
DEPARTURE TIME Please choose a time between 07:00am and 09:00am
INCLUDED
Driver and Vehicle
Pick up and drop off anywhere in Lisbon/Cascais/Sintra
Bottled water and Wi-Fi
Private tour with flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
NOT INCLUDED
Entrance fees
Meals
Tips
Private tour guide (Only driver is included, professional tour guide can be hired for an extra fee)

Departure point: Pick up at your hotel in Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais, Estoril or wherever else is agreed upon.

Return details: At the end of the excursion we drop you off in the same place or, if preferred, anywhere else in Lisbon.

Departure time: Pick-ups start from 7.30am for morning and full day tours and from 2pm for afternoon tours, but this can always be altered according to your needs.

Pricing Information: Our prices are constantly altered to ensure that they are always as low as possible.

Duration: Flexible – 8 hours (approx.)

We will contact you after you make your reservation to agree on the pick-up point, departure time and the details of the trip.

This is where you will go:

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Pick Up: Lisbon/Cascais/Sintra

We leave in the morning towards Oporto. That is about 300km away, so we will take a coffee break on the way to stretch the legs.
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Palácio da Bolsa

The Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace) is a historical building in Porto. It is located beside the St Francis Church of Porto, which was once part of the St Francis Convent, founded in the 13th century.
3

Igreja de São Francisco

The Igreja de São Francisco (Church of Saint Francis) is the most prominent Gothic monument in Porto, being also noted for its outstanding Baroque inner decoration. It is located in the historic centre of the city, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO
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The Porto Cathedral (Portuguese: Sé do Porto), located in the historical centre of the city is one of the city’s oldest monuments and one of the most important Romanesque monuments in Portugal.
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Estação de São Bento

São Bento railway station was inaugurated in 1916, the historical station is known for its tile (azulejo) panels that depict scenes of the History of Portugal. It is located in the Almeida Garret Square, in the centre of the city.
6

Avenida dos Aliados

This avenue is Porto’s reception room. It is the heart of the city, a sloping boulevard lined with grand buildings and a central promenade.
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Torre dos Clérigos

The Clérigos Church is a Baroque church that can be seen from various points of the city and is one of its most characteristic symbols of this city.
8

Livraria Lello

Maybe the most beautiful bookstore in the world. Inaugurated in 1906, has an excellent neo-gothic façade and it is one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal
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Bairro da Ribeira

Bolhão Market it is located in the heart of the city, this noisy and exuberant market is a sight not to be missed. This lovely market place is where farmers came to sell their fruit and vegetables. Nowadays you also find butchers and the inevitable souvenir shops. A total immersion experience of the real Porto, it’s worth it.
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Praça da Ribeira

The square is located in the historical district of Ribeira and spreads alongside the Douro river and used to be a centre of intense commercial and manufacturing activity since the Middle Ages.
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Caves do vinho do Porto

Visit a Certified Port Wine Cellars and enjoy the moment! The Port Wine Cellars are a Portuguese ex-libris and document an unusual history of temperance and courage. Knowing them is to deepen knowledge about the Port wine and the Douro region.
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Return and drop off: we'll drive you home

At the end of the day sit back, relax and rest … we’ll take you back to your hotel.

Private excursion to the city of Porto, leaving from Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais or Estoril.
Porto is the city from which Portugal takes its name – from very early on (c.200 BC), when it was named Portus Cale, later becoming the capital of the County of Portucalense, from which Portugal was formed.
Porto is world renowned for its wine, bridges and contemporary and historic architecture, for its historical centre, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and for the quality of its restaurants and fantastic gastronomy!

Here you can visit unique sights such as the Old Cathedral of Porto, a roman monument from the 7th century, the Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace), a palace from the 14th century decorated with extraordinary paintings and sculptures, the church of Sao Franciso, the most important gothic building in Porto and, of course, the no less important Clerigos Church and Clerigos Tower, which are the most famous points of interests in Porto, built in the 18th century by Nicolau Nasoni.

As well as these places, we also recommend a visit to the famous Avenida dos Aliados and the Markets of Bolhão and Ribeira. During the day, you will be able to try one of Porto’s wines, truly the nectar of the gods, or some of the other traditional sweet specialties of the region.

 

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