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Liberdade Square: Our most recommended tours and activities

Secret Sites of Porto 3-Hour Walking Tour

1. Secret Sites of Porto 3-Hour Walking Tour

Get beneath the skin of Porto, Potugal’s impressive 2nd city, on a half-day walking tour that takes in the most emblematic monuments of the city center, and discovers lesser known attractions. Meet your local guide on Praça dos Leões to see the Bank of Tiles. Then, go to the stunning Igreja do Carmo (Carmelitas Church), part of a 17th-century convent with a classical façade. Stop at the Lello Bookshop, one of the most beautiful book stores in the world, before walking to the Torre dos Clérigos bell tower of the Igreja dos Clérigos. Here, you will also find an Oriental grocery store popular with locals. Get breathtaking city views from the Vitória mirador. Continue along Avenida dos Aliados towards Liberdade Square. On Avenida Santa Catarina, pause to taste a typical Portuguese custard tart in a local coffee shop. Savor the aromas of Bolhão Market, where Porto residents stock up on fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers. Next, wander over to the São Bento Railway Station, where the mosaic walls depict scenes from Portuguese history. Admire views of the Douro River and Sé Cathedral.

Porto Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

2. Porto Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Reveal the top sights in Porto with an interactive smartphone app. Go through the city solving location-based riddles on this walking tour. Walk through the gardens and fountains in Porto Praca da Liberdade square and marvel at the arch of the Luís I bridge. Discover 10 of the most important attractions in the city as you walk. Uncover clues at each attraction to find your next destination. Employ your logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to finish the game. Enjoy feeling the thrill of completing each riddle. Start or pause the tour whenever you want. View the city at your own pace. Learn interesting information and facts about the city. Snap pictures as you go. Solve a puzzle at the exterior of each attraction. Starting from Liberdade Square, visit Igreja dos Clérigos, Livraria Lello, Cordoaria’s Garden Misericórdia Church, Bolsa Palace, the Church of St. Francis, Ribeira Square, Porto Cathedral, and the Luís I Bridge, where the tour ends.

Porto: Full-Day Private Tuk Tuk Tour

3. Porto: Full-Day Private Tuk Tuk Tour

Make the most of your time in Porto by exploring it on 3 wheels. This full-day tour mixes riding with some walking to take you to some of the most beautiful sites in and around this Portuguese city. The day starts with a visit to the Sé do Porto, a cathedral that dates back to the city's medieval origins. Admire the cathedral from the outside before venturing into the surrounding Sé district – the oldest in the city – which remains faithful to Porto's traditions and customs. Continue to the São Bento train station, one of the most beautiful in Europe, to appreciate the approximately 20,000 hand-painted tiles lining its interior. Next, pass the commercial Bolhão area, home to a traditional market with local products, shops of all kinds, and the busiest street in town, Rua de Santa Catarina. Here, the guide will point out Café Majestic – the most luxurious café in Porto. Photograph the emblematic Liberdade Square, the Avenida dos Aliados and the Carmo and Carmelite churches. Then, cross the Praça dos Leões to make a brief stop at the Lello bookstore. Built in 1906, this shop is a must-see and is considered one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world. Reach new heights at the Torre dos Clérigos, an 18th-century tower offering 360-degree views of the city center and surroundings. Explore the verdant Cordoaria garden before breaking for a typical Portuguese lunch. After the break, head to the Palácio de Cristal Gardens, a botanical garden with unique views of the Douro River. Explore the narrow alleys of the iconic Miragaia and Vitória neighborhoods before proceeding to the Praça do Infante, home to the Palácio da Bolsa, São Francisco church, and the old Ferreira Borges market. Photograph the buildings in the Ribeira neighborhood before crossing the Dom Luis I bridge to enjoy a glass of Port wine with a view at the Serra do Pilar monastery. Continue along the Douro to the Atlantic ocean to see surfers and fishermen enjoying the waves near the Parque da Cidade.

Porto: Nightlife Guided Walking Tour

4. Porto: Nightlife Guided Walking Tour

Explore Porto and experience the unique nightlife of the city as you stroll through Cedofeita, one of the most trendy neighbourhoods in the city. Discover Avenida dos Aliados, often regarded as the city center with grandiose and ornate architecture. Visit the churches, palaces, historic streets, and other sights of Porto in the moonlight. Marvel at the enormous clock tower of the City Hall, the General Humberto Delgado Park, and the Cafe Imperiale. Learn about the trendiest and most vibrant nightlife streets to find the best party in the city. Porto Nightlife includes: Sao Bento Station Palacete de Belmonte Rua das Flores Rua Afonso Martins Alho Camara Municipal Rua Galeria de Paris Igreja dos Clerigo

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What people are saying about Liberdade Square

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The experience was amazing!!! Our unforgettable Diana guide!!! Very informative, professional, kind and super friendly!!! She made the tour even better!!! We know special places with her help!!! It was great and I highly recommend it!!!

Very interesting and enriching visit. In 3 hours, you discover many places in Porto, then you have to take the time to spend more time there...

It was a very nice city tour and we enjoyed it a lot! I would highly recommend it to everyone! :-)

Very nice once again, it is the ideal activity to begin your trip with!

good walk in porto with tasting of pasteis de nata..to do