Enjoy your time in Porto as much as possible with this private 4 hour tour. You will get to know the most emblematic and top spots of this wonderful city with a private tour guide.
The starting point for this private walking tour will be a centric point in the center of the city, or if your hotel is on walking distance from the center, we can arrange pick up from your hotel.
The Tour Travel and More team will help you to organize the best possible tour, adjusting the 4 hours as much as possible to your own interests and likes.
Most important sites & Monuments in this private tour
Porto has been declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 1996. Enjoy as much as possible your time in the city and discover this fantastic city, full of emblematic and historical places, added to the high hospitality that their residents offer to visitors.
The city has been funded in the 4th Century, and it is one of the oldest touristic destinations in Europe. It has a very rich cultural and artistic life and history. You will get to know the old city of Porto, the praça de Batalha and you will walk through the Rua Santa Catarina. Visit the Café Majestic, one of the most historic places in the city, where JK Rowling spent many hours writing Harry Potter.
Your private guide will take you to the most emblematic and biggest market of the city, the mercado da Bolhao, where most of the locals go for their daily shopping. In this market you will be able to find fruit, vegetables, meat, fish (you will see how locals sell cod in the open street) and many more stuff.
You will get to know the beautiful churches of Porto, Capela das almas, do carmo y dos carmelitas. Enjoy a fantastic view of the center of the city, the ribeira and the cathedral from the Miradouro da Vitória.
Visit the library of Lello & Irmao, which is known as one of the nicest libraries in the whole world. It exists since 1906. Lonely Planet considered Lello & Irmão Bookstore as the third most beautiful library in the world. The store has an excellent neo-gothic façade, where you can see two figures painted by José Bielman, representing the Science and the Art. This facade is only surpassed by its stunning interior, designed by Xavier Esteves.
Of course you will get to know the most famous monument of the city, the tower of Clérigos, from where (if you still have energy to take all the stairs up) you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the whole city.
The tour will finish on the ribeira, one of the nicest areas of the city. Ribeira is next to the river Douro, where you will find many cellars and restaurants, where you will be able to enjoy the fantastic local wine, next to the river, and with the famous Porto bridge only some meters away.
The tour has a duration of 4 hours from the moment you meet in the encounter point. Remember the tour is 100% adaptable to your own interests and likes. It is possible to do a longer tour experience as well, please don’t hesitate in contacting us if you have any doubts.
City of Porto
Porto is the second biggest city in Portugal after Lisbon, it has a population of 225.000 people. The city has been declared a World Heritage site by the UNESCO in 1996. The region is very well known for the production of a local wine called Oporto. Even being a small city, Porto has a very wide offer of monuments and a very long and strong history. It has always been a very cultural city, and which hosts a very good gastronomy.
Our Private Tours & Experiences at Tour Travel & More
Tour Travel & More offers private custom tours for families, group of friends or even incentives. We adapt our tours to fit your own personal needs. We also understand each customers needs while on holiday and we do everything possible to make your stay and experience unforgettable. All our vehicles are private luxury vehicles, mini buses, and buses. Our guides are in any case private official tour guide, licensed and all have great knowledge to make your experience memorable. We have official guides in a large number of languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, German, Greek, & Portuguese amongst others.