Medieval Porto

(15 reviews)
Porto Centre, Porto, Portugal
60 mins

About the tour

In the past, only the most prosperous cities in Europe had Cathedrals. On this tour learn why Porto's was built on the top of a hill (and once we're there why don't we have a look at Gaia, across the river?). Its from there, high above that we start our tour, venturing into the medieval narrow streets and alleys of this unforgettable quarter. Discover the "Crickets Church", part of the XIV century wall, finishing our walk in one of the richest squares of Porto, named after our famous navigator. Find yourselves surrounded by a XIX market, Bolsa Palace (where the Arabian room lies), and the amazing church of gold - St. Francisco Church, being just steps away from the river. Are you up for the adventure?

Meet your local guide


Claudia was born in Porto and in love with it ever since. Because she was raised up there she knows Porto's streets as the palm of her hand. In 2003 Claudia finished her degree in tour guiding and got her licence that same year. She has a short masters in wine and loves to try and discover new Portuguese wine always (of course!) along with the unique local gastronomy. Come and join her walking up and down the streets of steep Porto and be mesmerized by its beauty.

Claudia has been guiding since Jun 2003

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Porto with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Porto. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Madeleine B.

23 February 2021

Interesting tour in spite of some technical problems.

Wendy T.

22 February 2021

Really enjoyed this trip of Porto, as did my husband. Despite problems with equipment, Claudia came through really well. Thank you very much

Norma P.

22 February 2021

Problem with the gimbel..upside down, sideways and jerky when walking

Nicola O.

22 February 2021

An interesting and informative tour

Susan H.

21 February 2021

Porto looks lovely , tour filming was rather haphazard

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