Porto | Historical Walking Tour

Porto, Portugal: Historical Walking Tour

I absolutely loved Porto in Portugal. It was a treat to take pictures of this spectacular city. The colourful buildings and the amazing display of the tiles were something to look for. And the pavements were even more beautiful. The city has an amazing vibe to it and anyone, I mean anyone can fall in love with this city.

Porto Historical Walk

I strongly believe that there is no other way to explore a city than by walking around or talking some of the walking tours. And hence, I took a 3 hours walking tour to cover most of the important landmarks within the city centre.

The walking tour was organised by ‘Living tours Viagens e Turisma Lda‘ (+351228320992) tour agency and the cost of the tour was 12 Euros. I booked the tour through Viator website or one can just walk into their office which is also the starting point of the walk and book it.

Logistics of Porto Historical Walk

  • Starting point: Tour agency centre near Sao Bento Railway Station, Praca Almeida Garrett, Porto 4000-069.
  • Total time taken: 3 hours
  • Total distance: approx. 4 kilometres
  • Grade: Easy
  • Path: Sao Bento Railway Station – Porto Cathedral – Praca da Batalha – Mercado do Bolhao – Porto City Hall – Livraria Lello – Miradouro da Vitoria – Ribeira Square

My guide ‘Jasmine‘ throughout the tour was absolutely brilliant. She was very knowledgeable and knew the answers for most, if not all, questions.

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