Our Oporto Tour, is perfect for those who wanna visit Oporto as a local, as well as understand the importance of Port wine in this beautiful city.
VALUE OF THIS PRIVATE TOUR
|PLACE OF DEPARTURE||Hotel/Apartment, Oporto|
|TIME OF DEPARTURE||9:00 AM or 14:00 PM|
|RETURN TIME||13:00 PM or 18:00 PM|
The city of Oporto or Capital of the North or the City Invicta, the city that gave Portugal its name, known worldwide for its Wine and its historic center cataloged by Unesco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Located in an area with a Mediterranean climate, with a strong influence of the Atlantic climate, and therefore it is cooler and rainier than the other Mediterranean areas. As for gastronomy, its typical dish par excellence of the city are the Tripas à moda do Porto.
A historic dish that dates back to the height of Portuguese discoveries period, and which can be found in many of the city’s restaurants. Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá is another typical dish born in Porto and popular in Portugal.
One of the oldest institutes in the world, the Douro and Port Wine Institute, founded in the early 20th century, created to coordinate the activities of Casa do Douro and the Port Wine exporters corporation, an official body above diverse interests of wine producers and exporters, an important government body reporting to the Ministry of Agriculture.
Our Oporto Tour is perfect for those who have little time and do not want to miss visiting the city….
Soon after, our tour will take us to visit one of the most famous and beautiful bookstores in the world, the Lello Bookstore, which led to one of the famous Harry Potter films being filmed in this extremely charming bookstore with its wood luxurious interior.
Sao Bento train station
Considered one of the beautiful stations in the world, the Sao Bento train station, covered with twenty thousand historical tiles, by the Portuguese painter Jorge Colaço, illustrates the evolution of transport as well as scenes from the history of this beautiful city and the lives of the Portuguese and their professions, an authentic open book, telling the experiences of a People and their agricultural traditions.
Boat Ride ( optional )
Ending with another fantastic view through the Serra do Pilar Monastery.