Porto Full Day Tour
The tour begins with the Cathedral of Porto (Cathedral of Porto). It began to be built in the first half of the twelfth century and is one of the oldest buildings in Romanesque style, which has undergone many changes over the centuries. The cathedral has three beautiful bodies. One of them, the high choir, marks the period of development of the organ case in Portugal.
Porto city center
After visiting the Clérigos Tower (the tallest tower in Portugal) and the Church of San Francisco, we stop near the oldest building in the city of Porto. The house of Prince "Casa do Infante" was traditionally considered the birthplace of Henry the Navigator, the patron of Portuguese discoveries.
This complex of buildings occupies a large area of the coastal port has undergone changes in series from time to time.
For lunch, we recommend the city center. This is one of the oldest and typical places of the city of Porto. Stretching along the Douro River, it is a part of the historic city center and the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Porto wine tasting
Then we will visit Vila Nova de Gaia, originally formed by two different villages, Vila Nova and Gaia, and became a city in 1984. Vila Nova de Gaia is a mainly agricultural area and has played a key role in the commercial development of wine of Porto. There are a large number of wine storage facilities belonging to different manufacturers, which are always open to tourists.
On our way back to Lisbon, if we have time, we can also visit the famous and oldest university of Coimbra.
Map (Latitude: 38.7284289, Longitude: -9.1283561)