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GuruWalk Original
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Best of Porto: 5 ⭐️ English Tour in Small Group

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on July 08, 2020

We are a small team of passionate and experienced tour guides who love to show the best of Porto to our visitors. Let us take you to the most interesting places, impressive monuments and the secret corners that only the locals know about. Our goal is for you to better understand the culture and history of our city with unique insights while also meeting new people and create lasting memories. So put some comfortable shoes on and come and take a walk with us!

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Tour description

Uncover the Heart of Porto with Our Ultimate Free Walking Tour with no more than 20 people per tour! 🚶‍♀️ 


We created this tour for you to embark on a journey through the enchanting streets of Porto where history, culture, and culinary delights await you at every corner. This Ultimate tour was designed to not only to fill your heart with the city’s rich historical past, introduce you to delicious food but also gift your camera with Instagram-worthy shots from breathtaking viewpoints! 


🏰 Time Travel Through Porto's History: 

Let us transport you back in time as we stroll through Porto's historical districts. You’ll get to see the centuries-old Cathedral, the awe-inspiring Dom Luís I Bridge, the majestic Clerigos Tower and pass by the remnants of the old Jewish quarter. Our guides, brimming with knowledge and captivating stories, will make history come alive before your eyes. 


🔭 Viewpoints & Vistas: 

We'll guide you to the city's most mesmerizing viewpoints, where you'll capture the skyline, the winding Douro River, and the charming terracotta rooftops in all their glory. Whether it's the panoramic splendor from the Miradouro da Vitória or the mesmerizing vistas from the tiny hidden streets, you'll have the best seats in the house and those picture-perfect moments! 

🍽️ Savor Porto's Culinary Delights: 

Porto isn't just a feast for the eyes; it's a treat for your taste buds too! Whether it's savoring the iconic Francesinha sandwich, the savory pastéis de bacalhau to the sweet pastéis de nata, or sipping on a glass of Porto's world-famous wine, we'll point you to the best eateries and watering holes that locals love. 

🤝 Experience Matters:

 With our experienced guides by your side, you'll truly feel the heartbeat of Porto. We're here to make sure your experience is unforgettable, filled with memorable stories, local connections, and of course, those jaw-dropping photos. 

🎉 Join Us for an Unforgettable Journey: 

Ready to explore Porto from every angle – historical, culinary, and visual?  Book your spot now, and let's embark on a journey of discovery, flavors, and views that will leave you spellbound!

 

📅 Tour Schedule: Every day at 10.45H and 15H 

📍 Meeting Point: Lion fountain (In front of University of Porto) Look for the guide with ORANGE umbrella 

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Praça de Gomes Teixeira 10, 4050-161 ...
    Praça de Gomes Teixeira 10, 4050-161 Porto, Portugal
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    The guide will wait for you at the Lion Fountain (in front of the University of Porto) with an ORANGE UMBRELLA

  • 1
    Outside visit
    University of Porto
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Lello Bookstore
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Cordoaria Park / Palace of Justice
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Portuguese Center of Photography
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Clerigos Tower
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Jewish quarter of Porto
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Miradouro da Vitoria
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Avenida dos Aliados
  • 9
    Outside visit
    San Bento train station
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Porto Cathedral

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

5380 ratings
4.9
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Professionalism
4.92
Fun
4.82
Expression
4.88
Quality
4.88
Route
4.78
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10
Phyllis 16 May 2024
New York

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Wherever we travel, the first thing we do is take a free walking tour - the guides always work very hard to insure a knowledgeable tour and Philip was excellent. He made time for questions, informed us of the important details of each place we went to. He was great and I would absolutely recommend Guru!
Gaynor 16 May 2024
Strathalbyn

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
We think that Diogo is one of the best guides that we've had in many years of taking similar walks. He is entertaining, very knowledgeable and passionate about his subject.
James 16 May 2024
San Diego

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Fabian was a great tour guide with lots of information.
Dajana 15 May 2024
Cape Town

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Our tour guide, Diogo, was absolutely amazing! Entertaining, energetic, full of love for his City of Porto , passionate storyteller with great history knowledge. With his great sense of humor he found the way to attract attention of every member of his group, which was just another proof of his unique personality that kept people from 8 different countries fully engaged with his storytelling during 2,5 hours.
Yen Ping 15 May 2024
Taipei

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Travelled alone - May 2024
I would give 6 stars if the system allows. Most fun and informative history and anectdotes. Very considering in arranging the route - Leaving time for toilet in the resturant for free and taking elevator to reduce the uphill effort..... highly recommend.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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