Guided tour

Barcelos: Half-Day Private Tour from Porto

Barcelos: Half-Day Private Tour from Porto

From US$ 132.23 per person

Ancient city of legends, Barcelos is the site of some of the most important references to Portuguese identity. On a half-day tour, explore it's unique beauty and understand the contribution it has made to the art, history, and culture of Portugal.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, Spanish, English, French
Pickup included
At your accommodation in Porto or the center of Vila Nova de Gaia.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • See the Medieval Bridge of Barcelos
  • Visit the Church of Bom Jesus da Cruz
  • Explore the historic center and Tower of Barcelos
Full description
Old City of Legends, Barcelos holds important references of Portuguese identity, such as the Rooster of Barcelos, the Fair Week, the artist Rosa Ramalho, and typical crafts. With a unique beauty, Barcelos is the destination to visit because of its importance to the arts, history, and culture of Portugal. On this half-day tour, visit the medieval bridge of Barcelos and the Bom Jesus Church of the Holy Cross which dates from the 16th century and was erected, according to the legend, following the miraculous appearance of a Cross through the soil in Barcelos. Finally, have the opportunity to see the famous Barcelos Tower where you can enjoy the art of Barcelos and even buy that small but so appreciated souvenir.
  • Transfers
  • Guided Tour
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Other expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please make sure you take your camera and comfortable clothes
  • Usually tours run in one language but there are cases where one extra language or more can be used
  • Tours are available in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French
  • The group size will be from 8 to 30 people
  • The tour duration is an estimation, subject to local traffic and visit schedules
  • Pick-up is included from central Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia hotels
  • Bookings must be confirmed at least 48 hours before the date of the service
  • Children from 4 to 12 years pay half price
  • Children aged 0 to 3 are free of charge
  • The services included in the tour are subject to third party availability and may change without notice
  • This tour is not available on 25 December and 1 January

Product ID: 50868