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Porto: Vila Nova de Gaia City Discovery Game

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Activity provider: Secret City Trails

Porto: Vila Nova de Gaia City Discovery Game

Activity provider: Secret City Trails

From US$ 26.07 per group up to 5

Wine-lovers, this one is for you! Play a self-guided discovery game to discover Porto's best wine bars and its stories. You will stroll around Porto while solving a trail of mysterious riddles and finding the best spots for port wine.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Take a self-guided and real-life city discovery game via your phone
  • Enjoy solving riddles and unlocking local stories
  • Discover an unconventional and authentic view of the best cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Take the chance to dig beneath the surface of Porto
Full description
Take an interactive city discovery experience across Porto’s Vila Nova de Gaia, as you solve riddles via a web app in your phone’s browser. Your challenge starts at Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar on Largo de Aviz Santa Marinha Norte in Vila Nova de Gaia. All the information you need for your adventure will be sent to your email before your experience begins. You will solve 12 riddles, with each riddle taking you from one hidden location to the next. Throughout your tour you’ll unlock local recommendations and fun facts, as well as the history of the city. You discover spots in Porto that most locals don’t even know, as you discover popular sights from a different angle. You will be taken on a journey of discovery across the Douro River, as you discover that the fun and beauty is not only in Porto, but also in Vila Nova de Gaia. Throughout this route, you’ll be challenged to crack 12 riddles in order to see amazing panoramic views, find hidden street art, get recommendations on the local gastronomy, and also try some good Port wine. Prepare to charge your batteries and get the fun started!
  • Self-guided city discovery game
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments

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    Meeting point

    Start at Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar on Largo de Aviz Santa Marinha Norte in Vila Nova de Gaia.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Charged Smartphone

    Know before you go

    • This is a self-guided city discovery experience, there is no tour guide that will join your urban adventure
    • Games are available in English only
    • There’s a few rules to the game, 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 (if you’re stuck, you can ask for a hint or skip a riddle)
    • You will need to use a little bit of data for this experience
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    Overall rating

    2.5 /5

    based on 2 reviews

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    June 7, 2019

    Very easy

    July 20, 2019

    Product ID: 231287