A walking tour to discover the secrets and flavours of Porto. In this tour, you will discover the fascinating history of the city and its interesting connection with the Douro River and Port Wine. Indulge yourself in a tasting of traditional Portuguese wines, accompanied by some regional appetizers. Enjoy a day full of flavours and memories in the company of Porto do Avesso.
The tour starts at the Sé hill, where you can see what remains of the city's primitive wall and visit one of Portugal's oldest cathedrals. After that, you will walk through the medieval streets of Porto’s historical centre, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Porto do Avesso will take you all the way down to Ribeira, where you can contemplate the Douro River and the majestic D. Luís I Bridge.
At Infante Square, learn more about the stage of several important events in the history of Portugal, discovering curiosities ranging from the Roman presence in the city to the powerful influence of the English in Porto. There are also important buildings in this area, such as the former Feitoria Inglesa, Casa do Infante, Church of São Francisco, Palácio da Bolsa and the Ferreira Borges Market.
In a cosy and elegant environment, take part on a unique experience: with Porto do Avesso, taste Portuguese wines and enjoy their quality, with a detailed explanation of what makes them singular. During the event, the wines will be accompanied by some regional appetizers, which will sharpen your taste buds and awaken your desire to understand the strong connection of the city of Porto with the world of wines.
After the wine tasting experience, explore the majestic São Bento Railway Station, where you will have the opportunity to learn about the history of its beautiful azulejo tile panels. End the tour on Aliados Avenue, between streets and buildings that are real icons of the city of Porto.