48 Hours in Porto
Porto, Portugal’s second city, is a colorful town, a combination of tradition and modernity and a synonym of good food and wine! Porto was classified as Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 1996. This historic downtown has old houses, traditionally tiled churches, and rangy alleyways that you only can visit walking! So, don’t forget your best footwear!
We have some tours that start in Lisbon and finish in Porto. However, that is difficult to visit everything in just one day. If you book one extra night in Porto, this free e-book is for you! You have here 7 things to do and see in just 48 hours in Porto.
Porto has one of the most exciting, vibrant and surprising food scenes of most European cities. If you are looking for some inspiration on Portuguese food, don’t miss our free e-book (Download here). Our read here the best restaurants in Porto.
Port Wine Tour
It would be rude to visit Porto without sampling the very thing that received its name. A great way to see the city is by taking a walk or run along the Douro River. The majority of Port wine producers are on the Vila Nova de Gaia side of the river. A guided tour of the working cellar is by appointment only, so book ahead. By the way, our favorite wine cellars are Calem, Sandeman, and Ferreira.
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Porto Walking Tour
Experience a walking tour through the streets of the historical center of Porto, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the city through its neighborhoods, buildings, and streets on 3 hours guided tour.
Enjoy old palaces, charming churches, and lively neighborhoods. See the famous iron bridge, engineered by Teófilo Seyrig and, the characteristic Rabelo boats lined up along the quay which preserves the memory of old times when they used to transport the wine casks.
Do you have more than 48 hours in Porto? Here are some ideas:
Olive Oil Tasting in Porto
Let’s go to discover the luscious world of liquid gold! Learning to properly taste extra-virgin olive oil will help you recognize both the positive and negative attributes of an oil. We will analyze flavor, visual and olfactory.
- Technical proof of three Portuguese olive oils in Porto.
- Tasting of Portuguese products: bread, sausages, cheeses and one glass of wine or black tea or green tea from the Azores.
Braga City Tour
Braga is the oldest Portuguese city. One of the oldest Christian cities in the world, founded in Roman times as Bracara Augusta, has over 2000 years of history as a city.
That is just one hour by train from Porto.
Food Tasting in Braga
Enjoy a gastronomic and cultural experience through the spectacular Braga city center! You will have the
opportunity to combine wonderful smells and flavors of top-quality typical Portuguese products with top
historic sites, monuments, and squares.
Douro Valley Tour
Explore the wonderful Douro Valley Wine Region, a traditional place born in the culture of wine production,
visit the most famous wine estates and taste delicious Port wines. Lunch is included. Full-Day.
Douro Valley Hike
Day tours are the easiest and quickest way to explore somewhere new while easily fitting it into a tight travel schedule. Departing from Porto or Braga, a day trip to the Douro Valley is a great option for those looking for a countryside escape, at the doorstep of the city. That is included one easy hiking tour, lunch, and wine tasting.
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