Porto's Ribeira Walking Tour


2 hours 30 minutes
Free cancellation
1 - 9
Mobile ticket

Overview

Take a 2.5-hour walk in Porto and explore some of its most beautiful neighbourhoods, like Miragaia, Barredo, Ribeira, etc.
Learn about the Portuguese Age of Discovery and explore why the city was given the UNESCO World Heritage status in 1996!
Finish in the most emblematic view of Porto, next to the Luis I Bridge.

Description

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Clérigos Tower, R. de São Filipe de Nery, 4050-546 Porto, Portugal

Explore some of the most beautiful neighbourhoods along the Douro River on this scenic riverside tour of Porto!  Meet your guide at the statue of Bishop António Ferreira Gomes (opposite the Clérigos Tower) and get ready to explore the neighbourhoods on either side of the famous Dom Luis Bridge.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Igreja de Sao Joao Novo, Largo Sao Joao Novo 2, Porto 4050-554 Portugal

See the the Palace of São João Novo, home to Porto's elite. Listen to stories of discovery and victorious battles as we take in the magnificent atmosphere of this fascinating city.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Virtudes, Av. Dr. Fernando Aroso 614 618, 4450-664 Leça da Palmeira, Portugal

Enjoy some of the best views of Porto, from the Virtudes lookout point, while you learn why the entire city was given UNESCO World Heritage status in 1996.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Ribeira Square Restaurante, Praça Ribeira 16, 4050-513 Porto, Portugal

Visit the Ribeira neighbourhood, one of the most charming neighborhoods in the city. Stroll through its narrow cobbled streets and learn about its merchants’ houses and cafes.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Monument Church Of St Francis, Rua do Infante D. Henrique, 4050-297 Porto, Portugal

Visit the Gothic Church of Saint Francis, world know for being a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Ponte de Dom Luis I, Pte. Luiz I, Porto Portugal

Enjoy the views of the Dom Luis I Bridge, while your guide gives you insightful information about its history and architecture.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Ponte de Dom Luis I, Pte. Luiz I, Porto Portugal

The Undefeated Explorers Tour usually ends on the Gaia side of the Dom Luis Bridge. 

Duration: 5 minutes

Inclusions

  • Tour guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children up to 13 years old are welcome to join this tour for free. We reserve the right to ask for a valid ID for children joining our tours
  • Near public transportation
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Due to the old streets and uneven terrain, accessing parts of Porto by wheelchair can sometimes be challenging. We unfortunately do not advise guests in wheelchairs to join this tour due to the narrow stairways and steep hills. We apologise for any inconvenience or disappointment caused.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides will wear masks and gloves when required

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Operates

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Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

josefaas
April 2022

Love the tour The guide was awesome Pretty locations, very informative I recommend the experience!!!

kathyk827
May 2022

Diana had such great energy and taught us so much of the history of Porto and Portugal!! My wife and I really enjoyed the tour. One of the best we’ve done.

Q3357KGcatherinem
May 2022

João was wonderful! Best tour guide -- fun, funny, knowledgeable and well-spoken, and so passionate about the history of Porto and Portugal. João is also full of surprises! A truly enjoyable and educational experience.

bellfamily
April 2022

Has a walking trip with Joao and it was super informative and well paced. Now have our bearings and some history so we can now explore the city on our own.

Faye M
May 2022

João was a great guide with a sense of humour. He made the tour interesting, he gave us the main historical highlights but he also transmitted the vibe and culture of Porto!

Getaway95938
March 2022

We had a great tour and our tour guide João was very knowledgeable and pleasant. We enjoyed our tour. We wish it was earlier than 11 am.

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