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Walking tour of the best of Porto

Porto Highlights From the Middle-Ages to the 20th Century, in this 1h virtual walking tour, get to know the main highlights of Porto. We shall start with a panoramic view from the University headquarters, covering the two twin Baroque churches of Carmo and Carmelites and their ceramic work

From Porto
Online Experience
1 Hour
Europe
Upto 10 people
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Highlights
  • Real-time tour, live-streamed from the cobbled streets of Porto
  • Visit Churches, a controversial bookshop and the stained glass at MacDonald’s among others
  • Panoramic views from the University of Porto and Douro river 
  • Interactive session with your knowledgeable local guide
Description

We shall start this real-time, live tour with a panoramic view from the University headquarters, covering the two twin Baroque churches of Carmo and Carmelites and their ceramic work

Afterwards, it’s time to head to one of the most famous bookshops in the world, controversial for the Harry Potter saga, and then to the former Jewish Quarter. Inside this previous ghetto, learn how the Sephardic Jews struggled in Porto as well as in Portugal, how their lifestyle and trading helped to shape the city’s landscape and finish with a panoramic view from a hidden sightseeing area. Towards the river, we will see a beautiful Art Deco stained glass McDonald’s, a 20.000 tiles railway station, historical and colourful houses from the Dark Ages of Porto. Conclude your tour after feasting on the breathtaking views of the Douro River.

About this experience
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed in your phone or laptop.
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking.
Know before you go
  • This tour involves walking to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions.
  • You can book this tour either for EUR 29 per screen OR as a private session for EUR 70 for upto 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot.
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Andre Neves

I am an official local tour guide, based in Porto - Portugal, with more than 9 years of experience. I am extremely passionate about culture, heritage and history. I meet people from all over the world, not only to share my knowledge about Portugal but also to learn new experiences from them. I speak English, Portuguese, Spanish and moderate French. I’m happy to customize your experience and provide unforgettable tours from a local and Portuguese perspective. I provide Cultural Tours, Religious Tours, Food & Wine Tours, Wine Tastings and also customized Experiences

From USD 35 / Screen
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.