PORTO PRIVATE CAR or VAN TOUR
Porto has a welcoming and conservative character that hides a contemporary and creative city represented in modern buildings, important architects, and diverse cultural offer.
Porto is a city of important people, strong economic groups, poets, sailors, heroes and winners and gave the name to Portugal and to one of the most famous wines of the world, Port wine!
This Private Experience will help you to discover and understand the city that was classified as World Heritage by UNESCO in 1996 and European Capital for Culture in 2001.
The Aliados Avenue is an important street layout in Santo Ildefonso parish, in downtown Porto. With the Freedom Square and the General Humberto Delgado Square it makes an impressive street full of history.
It is the main avenue and the city center of Porto.
The Mercado de Bolhao is the most famous and largest of Porto food markets. It was established 1839 and is the main reference for fresh produce, sea food, flowers and household products. The noisy atmosphere of sales people, negotiations and buyers make it a very typical Porto experience.
The rua de Santa Catarina
With a history going back to 1662, the Rua de Santa Catarina, currently a shopping street, has many points of interest. Its Art Nouveau facades, Palladium Galleries, Majestic Café, opened in 1921 and today recognized as “public interest” Hall Empire Tea, very close to the Majestic, another historic establishment that opened its doors in 1944, Grande Hotel do Porto, opened in 1880, it is one of the most prestigious city hotels and the Chapel of Santa Catarina or of Souls, on the corner with Fernandes Tomas Street, built in the early eighteenth century make it an interesting street to visit
São Bento Railway Station Inaugurated in 1916, the historical station is known for its tile (azulejo) panels that depict scenes of the History of Portugal. It is located in the Almeida Garret Square, in the centre of the city and it remains to be used as a train station.
Torre dos Clérigos Church is one of Porto’s most characteristic symbols with its tall bell tower that can be seen from many points in Porto.
The Clérigos Church was one of the first baroque churches in Portugal to adopt a typical baroque elliptic floorplan and it was built in 1750
Batalha Square Referring to the battle fought on the spot between the inhabitant and the Moorish in the 10th century is one of the main squares in Porto. It is popular for its monuments, cafés and hotels.
Sé The Porto Cathedral (Portuguese: Sé do Porto), located in the historical centre of the city of Porto, Portugal, is one of the city’s oldest monuments and one of the most important Romanesque monuments in Portugal
The Igreja de São Francisco (Church of Saint Francis) declared UNESCO World Geritage, is the most important Gothic monument in Porto being also noted for its outstanding Baroque inner decoration. It is located in the historic centre of the city.
The Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace) was built in the 19th century by the city’s Commercial Association in Neoclassical style. It is UNESCO world heritage
The Ribeiro Square is the most famous square in the centre of Porto along the Douro River. It is one of much activity and its main attraction are the river and its typical boats and the houses built in former centuries in many colours and shapes.
Itinerary: Avenida dos Aliados, Mercado do Bolhão, Rua Santa Catarina, Café Majestic, Estação de São Bento, Torre Dos Clérigos, Praça Da Batalha, Sé, Igreja de São Francisco, Palácio Da Bolsa, Ribeira, Caves, Casa Da Musica, Foz, Boavista, Castelo Do Queijo, Marginal;
Meeting Point: Your accommodation|hotel or a point determined by client
Pick up time: To be determined with the Client;
Duration: Half|Full Day Private Experience (4|8 hours);
Includes: Local private guide, visit and wine taste at wine cellar, flexible schedule;
Spoken languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese, Other languages available by request and budget;
Price: From 200€ per Car; From 250€ per Van;