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PORTO HOTEL + CITY WALKING TOUR

Overview

Explore the rich heritage and flavours of Porto on this 3-hour city walking tour. Stroll through the historic city centre experiencing the highlights of Porto. Discover the city’s stunning art and architecture from the Middle Ages to the present day. After visiting the heart of the city, your tour will end with a visit to the port wine cellars where you can sample the region’s specialty port wine.

This special package also includes a 2 night stay at a well located hotel that offers an excellent base for exploring the city.

Highlights

  • Discover the history and highlights of this magical Portuguese city with a local art historian guide
  • Visit Livraria Lello bookstore, recognised for its unique historical and artistic value and rumoured to be the inspiration behind the Harry Potter books
  • View the Clérigos Tower, one of Porto’s tallest monuments
  • Admire the artwork at Sao Bento Train Station depicting a historical account of Portuguese battles
  • Wine tasting of the regions specialty port wine
  • 2 nights accommodation in a well located hotel

Price

From $375 per person (based on double occupancy in low season)

Fast Facts

Included:

  • 2 nights accommodation in a well located hotel
  • Daily breakfast
  • 3 hour guided city tour with wine tasting

Not Included:

  • Lunch and dinners not included above
  • Airport transfers
  • Transport to/from the tour (hotel pick up can be booked – please ask at the time of booking)
  • Gratuities

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Tour Details

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting Time: 10am (hotel pick up times will start 30-60mins prior to this if you have booked this service with us)
  • Meeting Location: In front of Porto’s Town Hall (Praça General Humberto Delgado)
  • End Location:  A port wine cellar. A different drop-off location can be arranged between the customers and the local guide
  • Additional Notes: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Hotel Overview

The Hotel Carris Porto Ribeira is a four star establishment overlooking the Douro River in the medieval district of Ribeira. Set amongst narrow cobbled streets, the renovated historic building offers character and comfort. The rooms are serviced by an elevator and offer free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and modern decor. You will also find bathrooms equipped with a hairdryer and free amenities.

This hotel is conveniently situated close to popular sites and is only a 10 minute walk to the Sao Bento Train Station.

*Please note that in the event that this hotel is unavailable on your preferred dates, another hotel of similar standard will be offered to you. If you prefer another hotel of a different standard, please enquire with our staff for suggestions on a property suited to your needs. Pricing will vary depending on the hotel and season.

How to book:

Contact our experienced specialists Rosalind and Andrea to discuss your city break needs.

Phone: (03) 5973 5413

Email: [email protected]

 Andrea Johnson