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Porto Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

1. 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: Scavenger Hunt and City Highlights Walking Tour

2. Porto: Scavenger Hunt and City Highlights Walking Tour

Get to know Porto at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the “Lello Bookshop”, “Clérigos Tower”, “São Bento Station” and many more! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Jardim da Cordoaria” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “Porto Ribeira”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Porto: City Discovery Game - The Hidden Gems of Porto

3. Porto: City Discovery Game - The Hidden Gems of Porto

Go on an interactive city discovery experience across Porto at your own pace, off-the-beaten-track, and take breaks as you wish. All the information you need for your adventure will be sent in an email. Your challenge starts on Praça de Carlos Alberto and the game ends near Praça de Lisboa. You will need to solve 14 riddles from a web application in your phone’s browser. Each riddle takes you from one hidden location to the next. You will unlock local recommendations and fun facts, as well as the history of the city. Discover spots in Porto that most locals don’t even know about. See popular sights from a different angle, literally. Find charming streets, local galleries and cafes, curious statues, and wicked art. There are a few rules for the games and you will be reminded of them before playing. Every riddle is made up of cryptic directions and a question. To answer the question, you can try as many answers as you like with no penalty for doing so. If you are stuck, you can ask for a hint. This does lead to 10 minutes of penalty time, increasing your overall completion time. If you are really lost, you may skip a riddle. But why would you? It’s less fun and adds 20 minutes of penalty time. There’s no time limit to completing the game.

Porto: Mysterious Pub Crawl Interactive City Discovery Game

4. Porto: Mysterious Pub Crawl Interactive City Discovery Game

Forget those lengthy and tiresome tours and inject some fun into your trip to Porto. Set yourself up for a day of exploration on this interactive city discovery pub crawl experience. Your challenge begins at Clérigos Tower, R. de São Filipe de Nery, and all the information you need to complete the adventure will be provided to you via email. Wander around the city, visiting some of the most iconic sights and landmarks as you solve the puzzles and riddles that take you from one location to the next. Some of the stops along the way are hidden locations that you might otherwise have missed. On the tour, unlock local recommendations and fun facts, as well as learning the history of the city. Explore the hot spots of Porto that even some of the locals don’t know, and see the city from a different angle. Discover what Porto has to offer and visit the known and unknown sides of the city, riddle by riddle. Crack the riddles to get to the locals’ favorite and most diverse pubs in Porto, while having a great time with your friends and discovering this charming city.

Porto: Old Town Exploration Game

5. Porto: Old Town Exploration Game

Follow clues to discover hidden secrets and amazing spots in the city of Porto. Walk on the Old Town's iconic cobbled-stone streets and enjoy amazing views of the city while you solve challenges. Play the game by solving each piece of the puzzle on your smartphone, guess the answer to unlock the story of each secret place. Untangle the past and learn about Porto's history and its nickname as the Invincible City. Explore the city and be given exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Play offline as you don't need an internet connection to play the game. Enjoy as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or split into smaller teams and compete against each other. Go at your own pace as there is no time limit, the game however can be completed in just over 1 hour. Play without a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure.

Porto by the Ocean: City Exploration Game

6. Porto by the Ocean: City Exploration Game

Start your game at the Arrábida Bridge over the Douro River, between Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia and watch the story unfold from the comfort of the app downloaded on your phone. Enjoy the game offline to save your data. Explore the city and 2 to 2.5 hours of game play at your own pace using the pause option. Resume at anytime from the location that you paused. Experience the game on your own, in a large group, or in several competing groups. Finish the game at the statue Homenagem a Luis de Camões and feel the thrill of having completed the game and the city tour in one.

Porto: Romantic City Exploration Game

7. Porto: Romantic City Exploration Game

Discover through a city exploration game one of the oldest European centers proclaimed a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Porto is known for its heritage, which combines ancient churches and monuments. Follow the clues and puzzles and visit the Fonte dos Leões, the Parque das Virtudes and the Armazém. The city game will take you around 2 hours to complete. Explore at your own pace and pause the game and resume anytime. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. You will finish at the Ponte da Arrabida, over the Douro River. After your booking, you will receive an email on how to download the game to your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game.

Porto: Old Town Self-Guided Discovery Tour

8. Porto: Old Town Self-Guided Discovery Tour

Avoid tiresome group tours and inject some fun into your holiday with this self-guided discovery tour of Porto. All the information you need to complete the tour will be sent to you via email. Simply download your map for the day then hit the quaint streets of Porto’s Old Town where adventure awaits. Begin your challenge in front of the war memorial on Praça de Carlos Alberto. From here on out, the tour is in your hands. Wander around the city streets visiting some of the most iconic sights as you solve 17 cryptic riddles taking you from one landmark to the next. If you get stuck, ask for a hint or skip to the next one. As you explore, discover secret spots that even Porto's locals don’t know about, unlock tips and recommendations to enhance your stay, and see the sights of the city from a new perspective. Some of the tour’s highlights include the Clérigos Tower, Porto Cathedral, and the colorful Cais da Ribeira.

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What people are saying about Porto

Overall rating

3.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

The tour and game were awesome to play win our group of 4 friends. Some of us already knew Porto, but we all had good fun learning new facts about the city and its history. We will come back for more of Porto’s secrets and fantastic foods and drinks. Highly recommended.

I adored this trilha! It was light, fun and perfect to play with friends! I highly recommend it for those who go to Porto for the first time or for those who know the city, because there are always new things to learn :)

Although I already know Porto, I took the opportunity to explore Porto with my little family that lives in France and they showed me this app. I love and recommend!

Explorial showed us how special is Porto. I recommend the experience, perfect to visit this historic city.

I had a great time with my friends, the app is very easy to use.