Porto City Tour with Wine Tasting and Aveiro City Tour with Cruise - Full Day

Introduction

You have the opportunity to combine a visit to the historic center of Porto with the traditional visit to a port wine cellar and a visit to the beautiful city of Aveiro.

Why not know the historic center and take a cruise in canals? Take a day to discover Porto and Aveiro with us!

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   Daily    8 hours
Highlights

Panoramic tour of the main attractions of the historic center, UNESCO World Heritage - Aliados Avenue, Santa Catarina Street, Majestic Café, D. Luiz I Bridge and Clérigos Tower!


Entrance with tasting of three wines in one of the famous Wine Cellars of Port Wine.


Interior visit of the Cathedral of Porto and of São Bento Station, one of the most beautiful in the world.

 

Learn about Aveiro city’s fishing culture and its traditional commerce.

 

Visit Aveiro in a different way from a moliceiro cruise.

 

Observe the typical colourful houses on the Costa Nova beach.

Key details

LANGUAGES

The tour is done exclusively in one language most of the time, but can sometimes be done in two languages.

Available daily in Portuguese, English, Spanish or French.

DURATION

8 Hours

PICK UP AND DROP OFF LOCAL

at hotels in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia City Center or at Living Tours Gray Line office: Rua Mouzinho da Silveira 352.

Pickups at a different location require a previously confirmation - subject to an additional fee.

SCHEDULE

Daily at 09 am

Full description

After your guide collects you from your hotel, the tour begins in one of the most enchanting monuments, Porto’s Cathedral, the birthplace of the city, a magnificent work of the Romanesque era.

Observe the most higher tower of Portugal, Clérigos, a genuine baroque style that marks the landscape of the city (no entrance).

Find out one of the most beautiful and oldest libraries in the world, Lello’s bookshop, which provided inspiration to the writer J.K. Rowling to wrote Harry Potter.

Crossing the famous Aliados Avenue surrounded by tremendous architecture, you will go to the São Bento Railway Station. Looking around you will discover the dramatic tiles panels which reveal some of the most important scenes of Portugal’s history, adding even more value to this majestic building.

After crossing the iconic Dom Luiz I Bridge, you will arrive at Vila Nova de Gaia. Take a break to see the stunning view of the Douro's River and the Old Town.

After the admiring the amazing landscape that only Porto can provide you, you’ll visit one of the top Port wine cellars and enjoy a finest Port Wine tasting, learning more about its production and different flavors.

After lunch (not included), the exciting Aveiro half-day tour departs from Porto after the guide picks you up in your hotel.

As soon as you arrive, enjoy a walking guided tour through the historical center, a special city where the old and the modern are combined. Admire the charming residences with some Art Nouveau details and take some pictures to the beautiful Aveiro’s Cathedral and its Baroque style. As you walk, learn more about city history: a fishing village, founded on salt production and trade.

The magic of this journey takes place on a one-hour boat ride on a classic moliceiro (traditional boat) along the city’s dazzling canals. Relax and enjoy the landscape on this traditional boat used to collect seagrass in the lagoon.

After this delightful cruise, your guide will show you Costa Nova, a spectacular white sand beach. Discover the famous colorful typical fishermen’s houses typical painted with vertical stripes.

On the return, the guide will tell you more about Portugal’s history and its interesting facts.

By the end of this tour, the guide will drop you off at your hotel or, if you prefer, at some other address on Porto’s city center.

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Included

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Professional tour guide
  • Transportation on a comfortable minibus
  • Entrance and guided visit in one of the Finest Port Wine Cellars
  • Includes a delicious and most appreciated Port Wine Tasting
  • Moliceiro (typical boat) ride in Aveiro 

Excluded

  • Meals and Drinks
  • Entrance in Lello's Bookstore
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch

Cancelation rules

Additional info

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Nearest Airport

Covid-19 measures

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