Discover Porto with a City Sightseeing tour
Porto is the second largest city in Portugal. The history of Porto dates back to the 4th century, to the Roman occupation of the Iberian Peninsula, although Celtic and Proto-Celtic ruins have been discovered in several areas. The charm & character of its old quarters filled with cafes & shopping centres is matched by the Cathedral area, perfect for exploring. The civic centre of the city in the Central Baixa quarter with broad avenues lined with banks and outdoor cafes, not forgetting the two-tiered covered daily market. Take a tour of the city with City Sightseeing Porto and you will see all the things to do and see there.
A bounty of things to do in Porto
Visitors will be delighted to discover that shopping in Porto can include stops by national chains for basics, as well as independent shops and boutiques for more unique purchases. Malls and shopping centres such as Shopping cidade do porto are the most convenient options, but be sure to check out Porto's downtown or historic districts to find the most unusual gifts and trinkets, art, antiques, and clothing. You may wish to relax by the coast at Praia do Ourigo, visit the Praca da Liberdade (literally translated as the Square of Freedom) where you will see the Monumento a D. Pedro IV, or see the many churches including the Igreja de Santa Clare, Igreja dos Grilos or the Ogreja se S. Nicolau. You will not be short of things to do if museums are high up on your must-see list; take a stroll round the Museu de Arte Sacra, Museu do Vinho do Porto (museum of port wine), Museu Romântico, museu nacional soares dos reis and many more.