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City Sightseeing Porto: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the Portuguese city of Porto on a convenient, fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Visit attractions of your choice with 2 routes covering more than 50 stops
  • Hop on and off at any of the well-placed stops to explore Porto at your own pace
  • Enjoy great panoramic views on a carefully designed route past Porto′s main highlights
  • Choose between a 1 or 2-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour to make the most of your Porto trip
  • Informative audio commentary in eight languages ensures you don′t miss a thing
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days from the time you first board the bus.

    Start time

    Buses operate between 9:15am to 6:45pm, every 30 minutes.
    1 loop takes 100 minutes.

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver
    Both the Red and Blue Lines start at Infante D. Henrique
    Cruise passenger information: Please check with your cruise line which berth terminal the cruise ship will be docked in Porto.
    For more information, check the Please Note section.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Discover the many charms of Porto on this convenient 1 or 2-day hop-on hop-off bus tour. Renowned worldwide for its famous ‘Port’ wines, this beautiful city also offers quaint cobbled streets, glorious architecture, fabulous museums and enticing shops.

    With two interconnected routes and stops close to the main attractions, this tour makes sightseeing easy. You can enjoy the views while listening to informative audio-commentary in 8 languages. Then jump on and off at will to visit monuments, sample the local cuisine or enjoy some ‘retail therapy’.

    Hop-off to visit Sé Cathedral, famous for its magnificent artworks and gorgeous blue and white tile decorations (azulejos). Climb the 200 odd steps of the Torre dos Clérigos for eye-popping panoramas.

    Wine buffs can tour the great wine houses of Croft and Sandeman, while foodies will enjoy the fabulous covered market (Mercado do Bolhão), where stalls groan with farm-fresh produce of every type. Shoppers will want to alight at the massive El Corte Inglés store where branded goods are on sale over 10 different floors.

    There’s something for everyone in Porto with this fun, flexible tour!

    Where to start your Porto tour? Download the hop-on, hop-off tour route map

    Itinerary

    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start your Porto hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Valid for 1 or 2 days (as per option chosen), explore the picturesque Portuguese coastal city at your own leisurely pace on this flexible tour that showcases its best attractions and experiences. Hop on and off at any of the 56 stops and see attractions of your choice.

    Take in panoramic views of the city from open top, double-decker buses and enjoy audio commentary in 8 languages. Hop-off to visit Sé Cathedral, famous for its magnificent artworks and gorgeous blue and white tile decorations (azulejos) and climb the 200 odd steps of the Torre dos Clérigos for eye-popping panoramas.

    Visit the great wine houses of Croft and Sandeman, while foodies can enjoy the fabulous covered market (Mercado do Bolhão) stocked with farm-fresh produce of every type. Shop for branded goods, visit historic monuments, churches and stadiums and explore the charming streets of Porto.

    Some of the attractions covered by the tour are:

    Torre dos Clérigos
    Sé Catedral
    Praça da Liberdade
    Carmo Church
    Cais de Gaia
    Pálacio da Bolsa
    Cais das Pedras
    Casa da Música
    Estádio do Bessa XXI

    You can hop off at any of the stops to end the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Transportation in an open-top double-decker bus
    • Pre-recorded audio commentary in 8 languages (English, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Japanese, Dutch, French, Italian)

    Exclusions

    • Meals
    • Entrance fees
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 1 or 2 days from that time.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    The buses have ramps and are therefore fully wheelchair accessible.

    The tour bus has a low floor with extendable ramps and wheelchair space. Passengers do not need to walk up steps to board the bus. Wheelchairs can also be can be collapsed down and stored on the bus. Mobility scooter access also provided. Only one wheelchair per bus.

    Cruise passenger information: Guests are arriving into North Passengers Terminal (Leca Da Palmeira) will be required to make their own way into Porto city centre where there are numerous City Sightseeing Stops. The cruise line may provide a shuttle into the city centre otherwise this can be an approx. 30 minute walk.

    Guests arriving into South Passenger Terminal (Leixoes or Matosinhos) will be required to walk approx. 10 minutes to outside of the port exit gates to locate the City Sightseeing Buses. The bus arrival usually coincides with the disembarkation times of guests. Cruise Passengers that join our buses from South Passenger Terminals will then be transferred to join the red route at stop 26 Castelo do Queijo.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

    Your ticket is valid for 3 months from the chosen date

  • reviews
    • a1

      such a wonderfull way to see porto...

      Tim Russell, , 27/May/2017
    • Brilliant

      Commendable and drivers friendly and helpful...

      Mrs M Silla, United Kingdom, 28/Sep/2015
    • A great way to see Porto

      Easy to book, very good value for money helping make the holiday in Porto great fun....

      Deborah GRADY, France, 08/Oct/2016
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