Oporto Tour Full Day. Let us take you comfortably to the Invicta City, after which Portugal was named when this city was still called Portus Cale.
Oporto Tour Full Day
Worldwide known for its wine, bridges, architecture and historical centre, the city of Porto has been qualified as World Heritage by UNESCO.In this Oporto Tour Full Day, we will visit Ribeira Square, the Muro dos Bacalhoeiros and the House of the Prince, where Prince Henry is believed to have been born in the 14th century.
The Casa do Infante (House of the Prince), or alternately as the Alfândega Velha (Old Customshouse) is a historical house in the civil parish of Cedofeita, Santo Ildefonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau e Vitória, in the municipality of Porto, in northern Portuguese.
“The (House of the Prince / Casa do Infante) house was originally built in the 14th century as customs and mint, although its present condition derives mostly from a remodelling carried out in the 17th century. Its name derived from an oral tradition that suggested the house was the birthplace of Prince Henry the Navigator in 1394. The Casa do Infante is located in the historical centre of Porto, designated World Heritage Site by UNESCO” – Source: Wikipédia
Before we visit the Stock Exchange Palace, with its incredibly rich mixture of architectural styles, we will pass by Saint Francis Church, dated of 1223. The visits to the Porto Central railway station and to the Church of Saint Clare are two indispensable landmarks, as well as the discovery of one of the many Port Wine cellars, including an optional and delicious Port wine tasting.
In thist Oporto Tour Full Day, we will admire the D. Luís I Bridge, a metallic construction with two roadways built in the 19th century, which connects the cities of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia. This site provides excellent panoramic views over the Porto city.
We shall end this Oporto Tour Full Day at the mouth of the Douro River, one of the most touristic locations, from where we may contemplate the sea and take a long and beautiful stroll along this magnificent marginal road.