Private Day Trips from Porto
Per group from
US$ 293.10
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Do you want to discover the north of Portugal? On this private tour, you'll visit Braga and Guimaraes, or you can roam through the Duoro wine region.

Bom Jesus du Monte Sanctuary
Peneda-Gerês National Park
A historic tram around Porto
Wineries in the Duoro region
Pinhao
The natural scenery in Duoro

Private Day Trips from Porto

Upon booking you can select one of the following private day trips from Porto accompanied by an English speaking guide. They last between 9 and 10 hours and all of them include hotel pick-up, minibus transport, English speaking guide and lunch. Below, you can see all the description for each:

Braga & Guimaraes Day Trip (9 hours)

We'llarrive in Braga after a 50 minute journey. Did you know that the city is over 2000 years old? First, we'll walk through Suoto, the main shopping street, and the Santa Barbara Garden. The next stop will be the Cathedral, the oldest in the country, then we'll head to see the symbolic Bom Jesus du Monte Sanctuary.

We'll have a traditional lunch in a local restaurant. The menu will consist of a starter, soup, a main dish, a drink, dessert and a coffee. Afterwards, we'll head to Guimaraes, Portugal's birthplace. We'll explore the castle and the San Miguel Chapel before admiring the grand facade of the Duques de Braganza Palace.

  • Timetable: Daily at 9 am

Arouca Tour (9 hours)

Our first stop will be the Pasadizos do Paiva, a set of wooden walkways, bridges and viewpoints that emerge along the Paiva River to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the area. After visiting this dreamy spot, we'll travel a few minutes to Arouca, to enjoy traditional lunch.

We'll then stroll through its cobbled streets with traditional Portuguese cobblestones. Here we'll have the opportunity to visit the Santa Maria Monastery to see the choir, cloister, cells and refectory, as well as the Museum of Sacred Art. We'll also talk about the Spanish disentailment and how it affected this ecclesiastical corner.

  • Timetable: Daily at 9 am

Peneda-Gerês National Park Day Trip (9 hours)

We'll head to the Peneda-Gerês National Park named a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 2009. We'll walk past streams and waterfalls as we encounter remains from ancient civilizations, with the oldest sign of human presence dating back to 6000 to 3000 BC. To learn more about the natural setting you can visit the Park Museum. Then we'll go to a local restaurant for a traditional lunch. The menu will consist of a starter, soup, a main dish, a drink, dessert and a coffee. 

When we finish we'll go to Sao Bento, the second most visited Sanctuary in Portugal! Finally, we'll head to a local shop to sample some delicacies. 

  • Timetable: Daily at 9 am

Tour of the Duoro Region (9.5 hours)

We'll leave Porto and make our way to the Duoro region. As we go past hills, vineyards and forests we'll reach the first winery of the tour. Here, we'll find out how the famous Porto wine is made and sample a glass! We'll then get on aboard a traditional Rabelo boat and sail through Duoro. Afterwards, we'll head back to the village of Pinhao by car, where we'll have a traditional lunch. The menu will consist of a starter, soup, a main dish, a drink, dessert and a coffee. 

With our stomachs full we'll set off on the tour of the second winery. Then we'll finish in the best way possible, wine tasting!

  • Timetable: Daily at 8:30 am

Coimbra and Aveiro Day Trip (10h)

We'll drive to Coimbra to see its university, one of the oldest in Europe, and then wander through the old town to see the Old Cathedral, the New Cathedral, the Monastery of Santa Cruz and the Gothic Abbey of Santa Cruz. Once we have toured this iconic medieval town, we'll enjoy a typical lunch.

Our next stop will be Aveiro, a town full of canals. There, we'll delight in a 45-minute ride aboard a moliceiro boat as we see the tiled houses and the emblematic striped coloured facades.

  • Timetable: Daily at 8.30 am


Santiago de Compostela and Valença do Minho (10h)

We'll arrive at the most important point of the Way of St. James: the city of Santiago de Compostela, where you'll have free time to visit Spain's pilgrimage basilica par excellence. Inside you'll find various chapels, large-scale altarpieces, the tomb of the Apostle St. James and the famous botafumeiro (incense burner).

After the visit to this Galician emblem, you'll enjoy a regional lunch. We'll then head for Portugal, to visit the historic town of Valença do Minho. Here stands a defensive fortress full of bastions, moats and walls full of history.

  • Timetable: Daily at 8:30 am

Important Information

By booking a private tour, you'll get a personalised service. You can also carry out the tour any day of the week, changing the itinerary to your needs, and if you're a larger group then save money!

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Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Braga & Guimaraes Tour
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 293.10
US$ 439.70
US$ 586.20
US$ 674.20
US$ 1,078
Arouca Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 293.10
US$ 439.70
US$ 586.20
US$ 674.20
US$ 1,078
Peneda-Gerês National Park day trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 293.10
US$ 439.70
US$ 586.20
US$ 674.20
US$ 1,078
Duoro region tour
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 293.10
US$ 439.70
US$ 586.20
US$ 674.20
US$ 1,078
Coimbra & Aveiro Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 293.10
US$ 439.70
US$ 586.20
US$ 674.20
US$ 1,078
Santiago de Compostela and Valença & Minho Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 293.10
US$ 439.70
US$ 586.20
US$ 674.20
US$ 1,078

Braga & Guimaraes Tour

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 293.10
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 439.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 586.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 674.20
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 1,078

Arouca Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 293.10
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 439.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 586.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 674.20
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 1,078

Peneda-Gerês National Park day trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 293.10
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 439.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 586.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 674.20
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 1,078

Duoro region tour

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 293.10
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 439.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 586.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 674.20
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 1,078

Coimbra & Aveiro Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 293.10
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 439.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 586.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 674.20
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 1,078

Santiago de Compostela and Valença & Minho Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 293.10
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 439.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 586.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 674.20
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 1,078

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

9 hours - 10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Pick up and drop off at hotel.

Transport by bus or minibus.

English speaking guide.

Lunch.

Private and exclusive, there won't be anyone else on the tour with you.

When to book?

You can book up until 10 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Are there any discounts for children?

    A - Children under 3 years old are free of charge, but you'll need to state how many children of that age will be in the group when booking.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 293.10
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.