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The Storyteller Porto Walking Tour

The STORYTELLER PORTO WALKING TOUR is a guided walking tour that covers not tourist paths and places where you can feel the hospitality and live with the locals.

 

The Storyteller Porto Walking Tour

The Storyteller is about little stories and legends in an old and little-known Porto of narrow and winding paths, with tiny stairs and typical nooks. Go through rails along the Douro river, paths of romantic, culminating in the colorful splendor of the gardens of the “Palácio de Cristal” and “Virtudes”. Breathe sensations in contact with nature in places with many stories in the city "Invicta”...

The STORYTELLER PORTO WALKING TOUR is a guided walking tour that covers not tourist paths and places where you can feel the hospitality and live with the locals.


You will love it

  • 2 hours and a half walking tour through unusual places on classic tourist tours.
  • True treasures of the city only possible to visit on foot.
  • Romantic Paths and stunning gardens.
  • Absorb  the local atmosphere.
  • Get to know top attractions.
  • Walking suitable for families.
  • Good spots to take photos.
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide.
  • Small group limited to 10 people.

What you can expect

The Storyteller introduces Miragaia, a beautiful parish in our city of Porto that has many stories and legends. Perhaps the oldest and that gives it its name is that which involves King Ramiro, Gaia Castle, the Moor and the Beautiful Princess named Mira and so on. Old stories about the courage of the fishermen to challenge the sea, the visionary personality of the Infante D. Henrique that propelled the Portuguese discoveries and the expansion by the world.

"Porto of Romanticism", through bucolic and winding alleys we go to meet the atmosphere of a suburb with eighteen centuries. Stories of kings, majestic estates and beautiful gardens. The “Palácio de Cristal” (Crystal Palace) are the motto for other meetings, a chapel in memory of an exiled king, an acoustic shell, allegorical statues to the seasons, “Avenida das Tílias” (Avenue of Lindens) and “Jardim do Roseiral” (Garden of Roses), enriched with memorials of the artistic patrimony Of the city.

The legend of Pedro Cem, from his enormous wealth that has passed poverty and his tower take us to walk the streets of this millennial city full of stories to tell even a hidden garden and known by few; Located in the historic center of Porto, the garden of “Horto das Virtudes” is one of the hidden charms of the city “Invicta” full of secrets unveiled by the Storyteller...


HIghlights

Essential Info

  • Voucher accepted on mobile phone
  • Commented tour
  • Languages: French, English, Spanish or Portuguese
  • Availability: Every day (except in exceptional cases)
  • Duration: 2.30h approx
  • Departure time: 10:00 - 15:00
  • Average group: 3 to 10 people
  • Start: BICLAS & TRICLAS shop - Rua da Arménia, 30, Miragaia, Porto
  • Finish: Tour ends at the Horto das Virtudes (Vertical Garden of Virtues)

Good to know

  • Please note that it is very hot in the summer.
  • We recommend that you protect yourself from the sun.
  • Use of Comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • This activity is available for groups of 3 to 10 people, who are likely to do the activity with other participants.
  • A minimum of 3 people is required for this activity to take place. If there are only 2 people involved in this tour, an extra 10€ per couple will be requested on site.

Itinerary

  1. Neighborhood of Miragaia
  2. S.Pedro de Miragaia Church
  3. Monte dos Judeus (Mount of the Jews)
  4. Palácio das Sereias (Mermaid's Palace)
  5. Panel of tiles in the church of Massarelos
  6. Paths of Romantic
  7. Rua pedonal de Entre Quintas (Pedestrian Street)
  8. Gardens of Quinta da Macieirinha
  9. Gardens of the Romantic Museum
  10. Jardins do Palácio de Cristal (Gardens of the Crystal Palace)
  11. Arts District
  12. Cordoaria
  13. Horto das Virtudes (Vertical Garden of Virtues)

Included

  • The services of a local guide
  • 2 hours and a half Walking tour in Porto
  • Bottled water

NOT INCLUDED

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Souvenir photos
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Extras and personal expenses

Price

  • Regular
    3 to 10 Adults – 17,50€ per person
    Children from 6 to 12 years old – 10,00€
    Children under 6 years old - Free

  • Private
    3 to 10 Adults – 22,50€ per person
    Children from 6 to 12 years old – 12,50€
    Children under 6 years old - Free

  • This activity is available for groups of 3 to 10 people, who are likely to do the activity with other participants.
  • A minimum of 3 people is required for this activity to take place. If there are only 2 people involved in this tour, an extra 10€ per couple will be requested on site.

CANCELLATION

Cancellation or changes of this tour:

  • CHANGES: It is FREE to change tour date before 7:00 pm (Porto time) the day before the tour begins.

  • NO SHOWS & CANCELLATIONS : If you cancel before 7:00 pm (Porto time) 3 days before the tour begins a 10% administration fee will apply. After this time there is a 100% no show or cancellation fee.

  • Please email tours@tricla.pt to cancel this tour or make any changes.

FAQ

Why book with Biclas & Triclas?
Apart from our low price guarantee, with us you are 100% assured that your booking is made. We provide an instantaneous email confirmation and have live spaces and availability for each tour. If you have any queries you are in the hands of our team of local experts who speak perfect English, French and Spanish and are here on the ground. We guarantee quick responses to any questions or queries.

How far in advance should I book my tour?
Due to the growing demand for our tours, the sooner you book, the better. If you're 100% convinced about choosing us to show you the best of Porto, don't leave the reservations until the last minute because we can fill up pretty quickly.

Do I need to be fit for this tour?
As long as you can ride a bicycle you will be fine.

How many people are in each tour?
We conduct tours with a minimum of 2 people and maximum of 8 people. We want to offer you a personalized tour.

Do I need to prepare for the tour?

Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers/trainers. A healthy breakfast is advised and sunscreen recommended (in summer).

Why this tour

Why take the STORYTELLER PORTO WALKING TOUR with Biclas & Triclas?

Our Team has fine tuned this tour since we started and we commit to making it better every day. We are sure you’ll discover PORTO hidden gems that you’d never experience inside a tour bus. Our tours are up-close and personal, Not to mention you can choose between several languages (English, French, Portuguese or Spanish), so you won’t have a problem understanding your guide and learning some local slang. In the words of a TripAdvisor fan, our tours are far from the conventional boring tours with "Wikipedia-like information”. If you are not convinced, check out our rave reviews on TripAdvisor.


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— joenj1960

 

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