Let yourself be seduced by Porto’s charming streets and colourful buildings while you wander through its nostalgic historic centre and learn about its fascinating history on a free walking tour.
Free Walking Tour of Porto
Meet your guide at Praça da Liberdade, in the heart of Porto. Begin your free walking tour of the city from this important square that connects the old center with the modern part of town.
During the next two-and-a-half-hours, you will discover the top attractions and most emblematic neighbourhoods of Porto. We'll pass by the Clerigos Church and its beautiful Bell Tower, the highest in Portugal, and admire great panoramic views of the city from its observation deck.
Walk to the University of Porto to discover if the stories that link it to the Harry Potter books and films are true, and then admire the stately San Bento railway station, famous for being decorated with over 20,000 tiles that narrate the history of Portugal.
Explore Batalha neighbourhood and visit the striking “Sé do Porto”, the Porto Cathedral. From here, you will enjoy privileged views of the city, including the winding Douro River and the wine cellars on the other side of the river, in Vila Nova de Gaia.
The best of the tour is saved till last when you will stroll along the banks of the river and marvel at its colourful houses. You will love this part of Porto, famous for its six bridges.
You decide the price
At the end of the free tour, we invite you to pay your guide based on your level of satisfaction, since they are exclusively paid with the visitors’ gratuities.
- Groups of over 6 people will not be allowed to participate in the Porto Free Walking Tour. If this is the case, check out our Private Tour of Porto instead.
- Minors must always be accompanied by an adult. Each adult can be accompanied by a maximum of three adolescents or children.
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Free Tour in English
Children under 12Free
The tour is exclusively in English.
Local English speaking guide expert in art and history.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Porto local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
Praça da Liberdade (statue Fonte de Juventude)
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.