Free tour Old Town (Ribeira neighbourhood)

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish, Italian
Quality Verified Registered on October 09, 2020

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

The tour begins at the Portuguese Center of Photography, next to the statue of Camilo Castelo Branco, a few meters from the Clérigos Tower.

The guides will be holding a yellow umbrella waiting to accompany you on a fundamental and fascinating tour of Porto’s Old Town.

We will visit the most important points, giving you the best recommendations, but more importantly, you will fall in love with the city and its exciting culture and history.


● The old city walls of Porto 

● Virtudes viewpoint.

● The old English club.

● Rua Belmonte and its artisans.

● The church of San Francisco.

● Henry the Navigator Square.

● Stroll along the Porto riverside.

● Ribera square, the old commercial center of the city.

● Barredo neighborhood, 

● The story behind the old Ponte das Alminhas (1800’s barge bridge)
   ...and much more

This beautiful tour will take you to explore the authentic neighborhoods of Porto along the banks of the Douro River including many of the main attractions of the old town. It has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO along with the historic center. Defenitely one of the most beautiful areas of Porto and some truly impressive panoramic views are examples of some the sights that your expert local guide will show you during this 2-hour guided tour.


Get your cameras ready to create memories while an experienced guide takes you through Ribeira’s river banks and the oldest part of town, known between the locals as Barredo. This is going to be the way for you to feel the core of Porto’s beggining throughout its narrow medieval streets, portuguese sailors and creation of an endless naval period.


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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Largo Amor de Perdição, Campo dos Már...
    Largo Amor de Perdição, Campo dos Mártires da Pátria 2117, 4050-600 Porto, Portugal
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    The guides will be with a YELLOW Revolutours Umbrella at Largo Amor de Perdição, in front of the Portuguese Center of Photography.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    House where Almeida Garrett was born
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Long Love of Perdition
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Virtues Park
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Former English Club of Porto
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Former English Club of Porto
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Largo São João Novo
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Rua Nova da Alfândega
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Belomonte Street
  • 9
    Outside visit
    São Francisco Church
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Bag Palace
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Ferreira Borges Market
  • 12
    Outside visit
    MUSEU DA CIDADE—Casa do Infante
  • 13
    Outside visit
    cais da estiva
  • 14
    Outside visit
    Ribeira Square
  • 15
    Outside visit
    Rua do Barredo
  • 16
    Outside visit
    Alminhas da Ponte

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).

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Evelyn 28 May 2024
North Potomac

Guided by André
Travelled in couple - May 2024
Excellent guide! Andre was very knowledgeable and expressive. Thanks for a great afternoon.
Joseph G 28 May 2024

Guided by André
Travelled in group - May 2024
Andre was passionate and made the history of Porto’s old neighborhood come alive Excellent tour Highly recommend
Alexei 27 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Mejor de lo que nos esperábamos,
Marco 27 May 2024
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Tour muy divertido, muy bien explicado, excelente predisposición a resolver dudas y aportar detalles de todo tipo. Fue genial :)
rodrigo 25 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Muy divertido
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
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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