Atlantic to the west, rivers to the north, mountains to the east: Porto is spectacularly placed to garner ingredients. There is wonderful fish and seafood, rare breed meats, stunning charcuterie, fruit, nuts and vegetables. Porto has its signature dishes, but it also serves the traditional cuisine of all the northern regions, copious cooking for rural, manual workers, heavy on potatoes, rice and bread – yes, all at once.This 3.5 hour walking tour visits seven very unique locations: Loja dos Pastéis de Chaves (famed pasteries), Bolhão Market (traditional market featuring Moscatel Galego wine), Café Christina (old school coffee house), Flor dos Congregados (one of kind pork sandwich), Leitaria da Quinta do Paço (mouthwatering eclairs) and Taberna do Largo (local wine, cheese and sausage). Make sure to pack your walking shoes, fetch your favorite camera and bring an appetite!
Itinerary / Schedule
This 3.5 hour walking tour is provided at either 10:30 (Tues – Sat) or 16:00 (Tues – Fri)
The Tour Provider
André was born and raised in Porto and is a proud lover of Porto’s food and football team ( a must for all natives!). He approaches each tour as an opportunity to show people the impeccable beauty and charm of Porto, an undiscovered treasure. A civil engineer by trade, as well as an unabashed foodie, Andre is an encyclopedia of information that should be well taken advantage of!
Included: Private guide and culinary treats