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This week's Free Tours of Porto:

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10:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and 2:00 PM
Statue of Bishop António Ferreira Gomes
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The Free Tour of Porto starts at the statue of Bishop António Ferreira Gomes, opposite the Clérigos Tower. Just look for the team with red SANDEMANS NEW Europe umbrellas and t-shirts!
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This 3-hour walking tour* covers all the main sites and stories, including:

  • Clérigos Church and its iconic 75.6 meter tower
  • Lello Bookstore and its connection to Harry Potter
  • Porto City Hall
  • São Bento Station and its incredible tiling display
  • 14th century Muralha Fernandina city walls
  • Dom Luís I bridge (by Eiffel’s protégé Seyrig)
  • River Douro, the lifeblood of the wine industry
  • Porto Cathedral
  • Fabulous panoramic views

...and much more!

Explore Porto with the original SANDEMANs FREE Tour!

Your free walking tour of Porto meets at the statue of Bishop António Ferreira Gomes, opposite the Clérigos Tower, every day at 11am and 2pm. The beautiful historic centre of Porto has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996 but Portugal’s second largest city has been contributing to world history for centuries. Porto has given us the Age of Discovery, Port wine and some would say even Harry Potter! It is an unforgettable city of hidden Baroque churches, Art Nouveau masterpieces, the iconic Dom Luis I bridge and cutting-edge street art.


Discover the many faces of Porto with a passionate local guide
 

Your guide will take you on a voyage of discovery back in time starting with the grand boulevards and shady parks of the upper city. We pass by the world famous Lello Bookstore, famous with Harry Potter fans around the world. Passing some incredible displays of ‘azulejos’, Porto’s iconic blue tiles, at the Sao Bento station, we reach the Cathedral where we find traces of the medieval past and see how Porto has been rejuvenated. We continue through the ancient twisted streets of the Ribeira district finishing with incredible panoramic views of the city and the magnificent Douro River, home of the Port wine industry.

*Average tour length. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group.

Participation in tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe is strictly on a voluntary basis. Neither SANDEMANs NEW Europe, nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe, will be held responsible in any way for injuries to body or property incurred during tours. The tour guides reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.

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