Activities, leisure and sightseeing Porto
You buy the Porto Card You buy this card at the various offices of the (official) tourist offices in Porto and at the Novo Cambios exchange office in the arrivals hall of the airport.
Porto Card offers discounts of 10 to 50% and free entry to 10 museums, as well as some discounts on cruises, in some restaurants and shops.
It offers several options: 1, 2, 3 or 4 days, with or without public transport (in this case, the tram and the funicular are not included in the package). The formula for 1 day on foot at 6 € (without transport, therefore) is more than enough (10 € for 2 days, 13 € for 3 days and 15 € for 4 days).
Other options with transport: € 13 1 day, € 20 2 days, € 25 3 days and € 33 4 days.
Guided tours of the old town of Porto
- Official Tours 43-64-79. Daily from São Bento train station at 9:30 am and 14:30 pm. Price: 15 € per person.
With its Portuguese, offers guided walking tours of the old town. We learn about the history of Porto and we discover the true personality of this city, walking along its alleys lined with beautiful facades of azulejos. A good way to discover, through monuments and churches, the secrets of this unusual and little-known Porto. We also stop in traditional artisan workshops and timeless shops.
Duration: 4 hours, which you can't see go by! Other tours available on the site.
The upper Douro valley by train
5 trains per day to Pinhão from Campanhã station. Count the day for the return trip.
L & rsquonique on the banks of the river and stroll while waiting for the return time. A beautiful, not tiring walk and magnificent landscapes.
Cruises on the Douro
- Douro River Cruises : 35-100 11 years old.
There are several types of river cruises.
- The most common is the 18:30 p.m. cruise; duration: 50 min).
- L & rsquoRéPorto in the ValleDouro. In this case, the outward journey (subida, ascent against the current) is by boat and the return by train. Departure at 9 am from Porto, return around 23 pm. We pass through the lock of the Crestuma dam (impressive), and have lunch on board.
This company has a fleet of boats, of all styles, all sizes, wood, metal ... It also has its own hotel at the same address.
Beaches around Porto
South of the city, 2 beautiful beaches 30 midnight midnight, every 15-30 minutes; 10 minutes), then take a bus, it's faster.