Experience Porto in a small weekend experience

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Experience Porto in a small weekend

Two days for capturing Porto’s true essence in a short but worthy weekend. We chose a few experiences you can take in this beautiful city and we assemble it with the iconic Guest Houses to give you an idea of Porto’s true essence. A two days carefully planned for you and Porto.

Accompanied by professional storytellers we will take you on a journey into Porto’s true heart and its founding places. You will also be able to experiment some of the Porto’s traditional dishes and its flavours.

In a short weekend you will be in the center of the city, walking inside and outside the city walls, in the Porto’s caves, and in the margins of the Douro River.

It will be an unforgettable weekend!

Duration: 2 days

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Day 1

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A Journey into Porto’s heart

Take a pleasant walk through the scenic mysteries of this city’s Historical Centre, branded as a World Heritage site by UNESCO since 1996. A journey into Porto’s true heart and founding place, the Historic Centre. Let your eyes enjoy this immense sightseeing spot, from where you can view a huge amount of landmarks (churches, a Cathedral, mansions, gardens, and ancient military walls), and hear the history and legends that marked this beautiful spot, transforming it.

Lunch

For Lunch try one of the specialties of the city in a restaurant next to the river.

Immerse in flavors and tastes

In the end of the afternoon, immerse yourself in the rich diversity of colors, flavours and tastes of Portuguese wines, accompanied by traditional and fine sausages, cheese and bread. Delight yourself with the secrets around the various tasting experiences and learn how to recognize and define the various types of wines amidst Portugal excellent winery tradition. Feel how different regions create wines with such diverse “personalities”. Take a tasteful trip through this country wines and its traditions.

Day 2

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Non Traditional Walking Tour

Go on a small Non Traditional Walking Tour, discovering the Porto very few know. Engage in this sensorial quest for Porto’s hidden façade, a well-kept secret from outsiders and even from most of the locals. From the medieval fountains and infinite staircases, to the ruins of a grand and ancient past, let us take you on a sensorial voyage through the secrets this town keeps from everyone’s eyes. A delicacy for the senses.

Lunch

Have lunch in a very distinct restaurant with an amazing view of the old city and over the river.

Blind taste

In the middle of the afternoon take your time to go to the other side of the Douro River.

We will take you to one of the most ancient Porto’s caves, for an immersion in the extravagant world of wine. Enjoy this chance to blindly experiment the taste of multiple premium examples of the many different types of this rich and velvety wine. You will also be able to learn various tricks and tips on how to better determine their diverse characteristics and usages.

Services Included:

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– 1 night in a Guest House (or similar) with breakfast;
– Lunches on day 1 and 2 (drinks not included);
– Walking tours with history professionals;
– All the wine tastings referred are guided by a specialist in the area;
– A visit to Porto’s Cave;
– Insurance according to the Portuguese law

Services not Included:

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– Transportation to/from Porto City;
– Transfers to and/from the arrival point to the guest house;
– Dinners;
– Any additional expense will be considered personal.

Important information:

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– Please tell us in advance of any physical limitation that reduces your ability of movement or mobility.
– Please inform us of any allergies or food intolerance, so your request can be noted in your reservation.
– We recommend the use of a hat and sunscreen.
– We recommend using suitable clothing and footwear for a walk under the foreseeable weather conditions.
– In order to guarantee this price for this experience, we need to ensure at least 2 people registered. For more information please check our terms and conditions.

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