Artistic Porto – Full Day Experience

Rated 4.50 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

From: 80.00

Description

Join us at the Artistic Porto Tour – Full Day Experience, where you will have the opportunity to discover the work of some of the most important Portuguese architects as well as the local artistic scene! Our guides, who are all art-lovers and architecture enthusiast, are eager to show you all the traces and details not to be missed in Porto!

Highlights:

  • Private tour
  • Discover Porto with the help of a local
  • Architecture
  • Souto de Moura, Siza Vieira, Rem Koolhaas
  • Lunch in a typical restaurant
  • Miguel Bombarda district
  • Urban Art

Artistic Porto Tour

 

Discover Porto’s most artistic side! This tour is all about architecture and art.

Included:

  • Private tour with a professional guide
  • Visits in English, Spanish or Portuguese
  • Lunch in a typical restaurant

Not included:

  • Gratuities

Meeting point:

  • At Casa da Música (on the set of stairs outside)

Description:

In this tour, we will visit the most iconic contemporary buildings in the city while talking about Portuguese architecture. Porto is the birthplace of two Pritzker Prize winners: Álvaro Siza Vieira and Eduardo Souto de Moura. Walking through the city you will be able to see works from different stages of their careers and capture the evolution of their designs. Between the main stops, we will talk about the much discussed Porto School of Architecture, the characteristics of Portuguese architecture and the major problems that the city of Porto is facing in recent times.

And as we walk through the city streets we will talk about some of the most fantastic works of urban art throughout Porto!

We will see some of the most famous works done by local artists, like Vhils, Hazul, Costah, Lara Luís, Miguel Januário, Chei Krew, among others. Let us tell you all about the development of the local scene and the complex relation with the City Hall. We will also visit the Art District and explore the local galleries, discover the most notorious contemporary artists. To complete this amazing experience, enjoy a typical Portuguese lunch!

2 reviews for Artistic Porto – Full Day Experience

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lilly (verified owner)

    Really liked this tour! It’s a great combination of architecture, urban art and the city’s history. I get the chance to see Porto in a way I wouldn’t be able if I was by myself – being with a local guide totally makes a difference. Can’t wait to come back to Porto and explore it a little more!

  2. Rated 4 out of 5

    Michael (verified owner)

    Couldn´t imagine Porto was a city so artistic and with such great architecture! I had a blast with this tour and loved the combination between learning about art and the cultural way of living of Porto!

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