A gastronomic walking tour of Porto, combining wine and food

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Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience as you embark on a gastronomic walking tour through the streets of Porto’s Old Town. This captivating activity will allow you to discover the city’s culinary treasures and explore its rich gastronomic heritage. Get ready to taste delicious food, savour exquisite wines and immerse yourself in the authentic atmosphere of Porto.

Porto’s gastronomy has its roots in a variety of cultures, reflecting Mediterranean influences as well as the traditions of neighbouring countries. Over the centuries, the city has developed its own culinary identity by blending traditional flavours with international influences. This harmonious fusion is reflected in every dish you try in Porto.

visit porto wine and food tasting

Visit Porto and taste its wines and traditional dishes

Let yourself be guided through the streets of Porto to discover the culinary delights for which this magnificent city is famous.

  • Walking tour of Porto’s old town
  • Start your day as a local, with a Portuguese coffee and a delicious pastel de nata
  • Sample the finest cheeses and sausages in a century-old shop
  • Taste 3 different types of port in the city’s best wine bar

A cuisine influenced by different cultures

During this activity in northern Portugal, stop off at one of the charming traditional cafés. Taste Portuguese coffee, renowned for its full-bodied flavour and intense aroma. Sit back and enjoy a cup of freshly brewed coffee while soaking up the warm atmosphere of this iconic establishment. Let yourself be carried away by the lively discussions and laughter of the Porto locals who frequent these places.

Continue with a tasting of the Bifana, a staple of Portuguese street food. This spicy pork sandwich will win you over with its combination of flavours. Imagine soft bread with tender, spicy meat that melts deliciously in your mouth. Bifana is a real treat for the taste buds.

You can’t visit Porto without tasting the famous Bolinhos de Bacalhau. These delicious cod fritters are a culinary institution. Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside, they let you discover all the rich flavours of cod, the emblematic ingredient of Portuguese cuisine.

visit porto tasting pastel nata

The art of Port wine

Porto is world-famous for its Port Wine, a delicious and renowned nectar. Our tour will take you to the city’s most prestigious cellars, where you can immerse yourself in the fascinating world of wine production. You’ll learn about the different grape varieties used, fermentation and ageing techniques, as well as the history and tradition surrounding this iconic beverage.

During this visit, you will have the opportunity to taste several types of Port wine. Each glass will reveal a unique range of flavours and aromas. From red Port to white Port and rosé Port, you’ll be amazed by the diversity and complexity of these beverages. Enjoy the rich fruity flavours, delicate notes of dried fruit and hints of caramel that characterise these exceptional wines.

port wine tasting

The old town of Porto: a journey through time

Take a stroll through the cobbled streets of Porto’s Old Town and you’ll be transported back to another century. The historic buildings, majestic churches and picturesque alleyways tell the fascinating story of this centuries-old port city. Admire the colourful facades of the houses, be charmed by the Baroque and Gothic architecture of the buildings, and discover the hidden secrets of the azulejos, the traditional ceramic tiles that adorn the walls. Porto’s old town is a veritable open-air museum, inviting you to immerse yourself in the region’s history and culture.

Porto gastronomic walking tour

Important information

  • Pregnant women cannot take part in this tour as a precautionary measure.
  • The meeting point is the C’alma Spécialité Coffee Room, located at 44 R. de Passos Manuel, 4000-381 Porto. This is where your culinary adventure begins. To get there, you can use Porto’s public transport system.
  • Make sure you wear comfortable shoes on this walking tour. You’ ll be walking through the streets of Porto, so it’s important to be comfortable throughout. Choose shoes that are suitable for walking to get the most out of the experience.

Good to know

  • This tour is suitable for vegetarians, although alternative dishes are not available for every course. Nevertheless, you will have the opportunity to taste delicious dishes that highlight vegetarian flavours.
  • Children are welcome on this tour. Children aged 1 to 3 can take part free of charge, while those aged 4 to 14 benefit from a reduced rate (half the adult price). Please let us know in advance if you have any children so that we can organise your family visit as effectively as possible.
  • This tour can take place in any weather. Porto is a vibrant and welcoming city, whatever the weather. Just make sure you wear appropriate clothing for the weather on the day of your visit.

On this gourmet food and wine walking tour, you’ll explore Porto’s culinary delights, discover unique flavours and immerse yourself in the city’s gastronomic culture. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience as you sample traditional dishes, taste exquisite wines and discover the fascinating history of Porto’s cuisine.

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