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Porto History and Culture Free Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian
Quality Verified Registered on November 28, 2023

InsighTours is a group of passionate local guides who dare you to share cultural and historical experiences. We love deepening into the countries' history, meeting people from all over the world, and sharing knowledge. Allow yourself to discover History, Culture, Hidden Gems and Mysterious stories about the city you chose. Open the world of Insights! Join the Experience!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

If you travel to Porto, don't waste your stay. Instead, dare you to embrace our culture, history and legends while you are getting to know the heartcore of Portugal. Enjoy every sight, building, work of art and historical site. You will be guided from the main avenue to the narrow streets, appreciating and understanding every detail.

We start the tour next to the scenic Church of Porto, Igreja de Santissima Trindade.  And we are heading to most iconic place from which the city grew, Ribeira do Porto, ancient Harbour.

You will travel through time and understand the whole perspective of Porto's culture.

The tour goes through Ribeira, Rua das flores, Sao Bento train station, Sé do Porto, Aliados Square, Cordoaria Garden and Igreja do Carmo.

Main themes of the itinerary : History, Legends, Architecture and Local Folklore. 

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Praça Trindade 22, 4000-035 Porto, Po...
    Praça Trindade 22, 4000-035 Porto, Portugal
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    I will be next to Trindade Church in Trindade Square with a Free Tour Umbrella

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Igreja da Santíssima Trindade

    The biggest operating Church in Porto with unveiling indoor Tour

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Porto City Hall

    XIX Century Architectural Mark, City Hall

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Avenida dos Aliados

    Oporto Main Bullevard, Outstanding Buildings, Statues

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Clerics Church
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Miradouro da Vitoria
  • 6
    Outside visit
    São Bento Train Station

    Tyles Panels Descriving Oporto and Portugal History

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Porto Cathedral

    Sé do Porto, Bishop´s Palace, Ancient City Counsel

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Escadas das Verdades

    Ancient City Walls

  • 9
    Outside visit
    Rua do Barredo

    Oporto Oldest Neighbourhood

  • 10
    Outside visit
    Cais da Ribeira

    Ancient City Port, Oporto Wine Cellars, City Walls, Oporto- Vila Nova de Gaia Bridges

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

71 ratings
4.6
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Professionalism
4.82
Fun
4.7
Expression
4.75
Quality
4.81
Route
4.81
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Ana Maria 06 Apr 2024
Bilbao

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Nuestro guía Rui, muy profesional, conoce muy bien la historia y la cuenta de una forma que te hace muy entretenido el recorrido.
Vanessa 05 Apr 2024
São Paulo

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Artur was very friendly and the tour went very smoothly. He recommended some places to eat and visit, which was nice. I highly recommend this tour if you want to know more about Porto and Gaia!
Oscar 02 Apr 2024
Donostia-San Sebastian

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Es un Tour largo pero interesante, con mucha información importante para conocer el espíritu de oporto y entender a sus gentes y sus costumbres, y tampoco es excesivamente turístico Tienes la sensación de conocer la ciudad verdaderamente
Mª REMEDIOS 02 Apr 2024
Valencia

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Un guía muy bien preparado, muy amable, un tour muy completo y sin prisa. Nos encantó
Ana 31 Mar 2024
Madrid

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
An unforgettable tour. The guide provide us a lot of information and good tips as recommendations.1000
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 100 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people 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
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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