The grandeur and cosmopolitanism of Porto will certainly impress you. On this walking tour, wander through the city streets hearing about its rich history and the local culture. In a guided tour of the emblematic Palácio da Bolsa, learn more about the importance of the port trade in the international context and be dazzled by its beautiful halls. Afterwards, enjoy a traditional lunch in which typical cod dishes will be served, as well as entrees, desserts and Douro wines. At the end, in Ribeira, enjoy a lovely enviroment which will leave you with good memories of a day spent with Porto do Avesso.
Start this tour at Aliados Avenue, where you can see the towering buildings and learn some curiosities about them and the surrounding streets. At São Bento Railway Station, enjoy the beautiful azulejo tile panels, which tell us about important passages in the history of Portugal and keep other secrets to be unveiled by Porto do Avesso.
Walking from Sé hill, hear more about the foundation and development of the city and visit the Cathedral, one of the oldest in Portugal. Walk down the enchanting medieval alleys to Infante Square, where you will learn about disputes over religious power, the important English presence in the city and the history of the buildings surrounding the square.
Visit Palácio da Bolsa, one of the most emblematic buildings in Porto with its beautiful halls, in the company of a specialized guide. You will understand the connection of the city with the Port Wine trade and the power that its merchants have always had.
Next, enjoy with Porto do Avesso a delicious lunch in a traditional and cosy restaurant, where you can taste different typical cod recipes, as well as entrees, desserts and wines from the Douro region and a variety of other drinks.
To finish the tour, admire Ribeira do Porto and its unique architecture. Enjoy the view of the majestic D. Luís I bridge as you learn more about this characteristic area of the city.