The Storyteller Porto Walking Tour

The Storyteller is about little stories and legends in an old and little-known Porto of narrow and winding paths, with tiny stairs and typical nooks. Go through rails along the Douro river, paths of romantic, culminating in the colorful splendor of the gardens of the “Palácio de Cristal” and “Virtudes”. Breathe sensations in contact with nature in places with many stories in the city "Invicta”...

This guided walking tour covers not tourist paths and places where you can feel the hospitality and live with the locals.

per adult from

$37

AUD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • 2 hours and a half Walking tour in Porto
    • Local guide
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    • Souvenir photos
    • Extras and personal expenses
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: R. Nova da Alfândega 108, 4050-385 Porto, Portugal

    Where is our store, Biclas & Triclas and where the adventure begins.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Church of Sao Pedro de Miragaia, Largo Sao Pedro de Miragaia Miragaia, Porto 4050-564 Portugal

    The current church, rebuilt in the eighteenth century, emerged in the place where there was previously another temple of medieval origin. Miragaia, along the Douro River, was one of the first inhabited zones in the city. Born in the heart of a devout fishing community, this church was dedicated to São Pedro, patron saint of fishermen.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Rua do Monte dos Judeus, R. do Monte dos Judeus, 4050 Porto, Portugal

    A very old part of the city of Porto with more than seven centuries of history and one incredible view over the river Douro.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio das Sereias, Rua da Bandeirinha, Porto 4050-088 Portugal

    Being the residence of successive renowned Portuguese families, the Bandeirinha Palace, built in 1575, saw its name altered by the people, due to the to huge stone mermaids that stand at the entrance.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Parish Church of Massarelos, 4050-015 Porto, Portugal

    The present temple was built in 1776, starting to serve as the Parish church of Massarelos when Santa Maria da Boa Viagem church ruined.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Rua de Entre-Quintas, R. de Entre-Quintas, 4050 Porto, Portugal

    The inhabitants are few. Without tourists, the street would be deserted. Integrated in the route of the romantic, Rua de Entre Quintas is at the rear of the Crystal Palace, which lends it all that green. All that bucolic atmosphere that lingers in the old Quinta da Macieirinha, besieged on that street. The country house dating back to the late 18th century was acquired by the municipality and converted into the Romantic Museum of Porto.

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: Museu Romantico, Rua de Entrequintas 220, Porto 4050-239 Portugal

    Inside, the atmosphere of a house from the eight hundred upper middle class bourgeoisie was recreated and the memory of Carlos Alberto de Sabóia, king of Sardinia, was preserved. Romantic figure that Invicta received with the heart and that died in this house.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Jardins do Palacio de Cristal, Rua de D. Manuel II corner to Rua Jorge di Viterba Fereira, Porto 4050-378 Portugal

    The Crystal Palace Gardens is a delightful park in Porto, designed at the end of the 19th century. Can be found in the high part of Porto, and are a lovely green space, offering privileged views of the city, the mouth of the River Duero and the Atlantic Ocean.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Miguel Bombarda Art Block, Rua Miguel Bombarda, Porto 4050-522 Portugal

    The arts block in the Porto city centre owes its name to the dynamics printed by the owners of art galleries, firstly on Rua Miguel Bombarda and later on the adjacent arteries.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Praca de Carlos Alberto, Porto 4050-158 Portugal

    Small garden, from the XIX century, whose conception reflects an architectonics harmony. The trees surround the Monumento aos Mortos da Grande Guerra (monument to the First World War heroes).

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Cordoaria's Garden, Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, 4050-366 Porto, Portugal

    Known in the Middle Ages as the Campo do Olival (olive grove), its name is due to the bishop’s ropery, who was installed there in the XV century. In 1611, the former Campo was converted into an Alameda (lane) and, in 1865, by the hand of the German Emile David, the garden was born. In the following century, and after the cyclone’s devastation in 1941, it was replanted. With rare plants around a lake, several statues, benches and bandstand, this garden was characterized by a traditional XIX century city garden atmosphere. It was considered a Botanic garden, for the variety of plants here existent.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Passeio das Virtudes, Porto 4050-629 Portugal

    The Passeio das Virtudes is leaning over the Calçada das Virtudes, which ends at the Virtudes Fountain. Being a balcony over Miragaia, it offers a beautiful view of the landscape spreading out from the river till its mouth.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Biclas & Triclas - Port Rent a Bike and Tours, Rua Nova da Alfândega, 108 Largo de Artur Arcos, R. da Arménia 30, 4050-431 Porto, Portugal
    Return Detail :
    Jardim das virtudes, 4000-098 Porto, Portugal
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Please note that it is very hot in summer, so we recommend that you protect yourself from the sun.
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
    • It is advisable to be present at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure.
    • This tour can be changed due to weather conditions.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Biclas & Triclas - Rent a Bike and Tours

Activity ID: V-28281P7

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