We invite you to live with us a spectacular journey through time. Entering the heart of the second most important city in the Luso territory. We talk about Oporto, this beautiful city declared by UNESCO as World Heritage. Enjoy our Private Porto Tour from Vigo.
On this glorious 8-hour private excursion, you will have the opportunity to visit both the old town of the city. It exhibits large medieval buildings. As well as touring the most modern places and taste a good Mediterranean dish right on the banks of the Duero River.
For this adventure, you will have the company of an exceptional guide. Our guide is able to unveil the greatest mysteries of this metropolis. We will take you right to the places of greatest interest and sight. You will also have at your disposal a luxury vehicle. We will take you from Vigo to the heart of Oporto in record time. In it you can transport all your cargo of memories and of course a few bottles of wine from this popular region.
Points of Interest & Landmarks
We will meet in a central point of the city of Vigo or directly at the doors of your hotel or home. From there we’ll take the road to one of the most beautiful cities in Portugal and also one of the closest to the region of Galicia.
Upon arrival, our driver will enter us in the heart of Oporto, more specifically on Avenida dos Aliados, this is the point that separates the two sides of the city, that is, the most modern town of the oldest. Obviously, as this walk is a journey through time, we will start on the oldest side, progressively approaching modernity.
We will walk the Praça da Liberdade until we reach the Fortified Cathedral, a beautiful baroque style building dating from the 12th century, there your guide will tell you the history of the cathedral and then return to the Roman and Fernandina wall, which is not complete, but its greatnesscan be glimpsed in the parts that are still standing.
Three iconic places on this walk are the Castle and the Church of the Crickets, places with an impressive medieval aura; and of course the University of Oporto, a building that is said to have inspired the magical Hogwarts of the Harry Potter universe.
To close the walk through the old part, we will visit the Palacio de la Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace), which today houses the Commercial Association of the city, and which is considered one of the most beautiful buildings in Oporto.
Finally we’ll arrive at Ribeira, right on the banks of the Duero River, where we will have the opportunity to taste a delicious typical Portuguese dish and savor the famous Oporto wine. We will also make the traditional shopping of souvenirs and then head towards the most famous bridges of the place such as: The Don Luis I Bridge and the María Pia Bridge. We will also take a tour of the San Bento train station, famous for its more than 20 thousand tiles that tell the story of Portugal.
And when the sunset falls we will be heading back to the city of Vigo, to take a good hot bath, go to bed and dream about such a great Private Porto Tour from Vigo.
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