Take some time to admire the beauty of the city and enjoy the most characteristic musical genre of Portugal with Porto do Avesso. On this walking tour, learn more about the formation of the small medieval village that was the foundation of Porto. See the most beautiful landscapes of the city and soak on the most traditional Porto identity. Finish the tour with an exciting fado show, during which a glass of Port Wine will be served.
This tour explores the beautiful historic centre of Porto, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The tour starts at Sé hill, where you can visit the Cathedral. Our route will take you down old streets that were important thoroughfares for the traffic of people and goods in medieval times.
In Ribeira and Infante Square, learn more about the city’s connection to the international trade of Port Wine and how it became the stage of an important revolution in the early nineteenth century. Learn about the city that survived the French invasions and the Civil War, and understand the struggles of the Contemporary Era for the implantation of the Republic in Portugal.
During the tour, stop for a minute to contemplate the iconic buildings, such as the Church of São Francisco, Palácio da Bolsa and the Ferreira Borges Market. Porto do Avesso will reveal to you mysteries and curiosities about the city's most emblematic streets, monuments and buildings, for example, São Bento Railway Station and its beautiful azulejo tile panels full of history.
Finish the tour with a wonderful and exciting fado show, during which a glass of Port Wine will be served.