Essential Porto Walking Tour - E Fun Tours

Meet your guide at the Praça Gomes Teixeira also known as the Lions Square and go for a walk through the historic center heritage of UNESCO.
You will find the main references of the city in a simplified route for those who visit us with little time but want to enjoy the essential Get to know the city's history and how it developed with the arrival of the Romans, know about the Moorish and Castilian invasions and more recently in the nineteenth century by Napoleon's troops. We will visit the Lello & Irmão bookstore frequented by JK Rowling's Harry Potter Saga writer and then the Clerics tower, if you decide to climb the 240 steps will be rewarded with a magnificent view of the city.
Shortly after we arrive at S. Bento Railway station built on the site of a former Benedictine convent already inside the walled city. This is also one of the landmarks of the city and one of the most known stations in the world. Back on the street go up to the Cathedral and the convent of Santa Clara of which will make a brief historical explanation. The tour goes on to Vila Nova de Gaia by the upper deck of the Luís I bridge, and visit the monastery of Serra do Pilar and his round-shaped church, only one of its kind in the country. On the route you will find numerous other attractions for which we will also make a brief explanation of their environment in the city's history.
This visit about 3:00 h ends along the river near the Largo Sandeman, which was once the town hall of this city.

  • Type of tour: Walking Tours
  • Promoter: Efungpstours - Oporto Twizy Tours, by Turismo do Porto
  • Tel.: 00351 914 173 671
  • Price per person: Adult- 19€/pax
    0-9- Free
  • Departure times: Pick up - 9:00/30 am
  • Duration: 3:30h (approx.)
  • Ticket validity: Valid for the booked day
  • Notices: English and Portuguese
  • Notes: - Subject to minimum number of participants - Taste of Port Wine
  • Accessible for people with impairments: ,
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