Porto (Leixoes) City Tour Excursion Reviews

There's a lot to see in Portugal's Porto -- one of Europe's oldest cities -- making a guided city tour an ideal option for cruisers who only have a single day to explore. From the beaches to the historic sights, you'll get to see a bit of everything.
Enjoyed the walk over the bridge and the cable car
Sail Date: July 2019
Enjoyed the walk over the bridge and the cable car
Enjoyed the walk over the bridge and the cable car Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: AmaWaterways
Pleasantly surprised by the beauty and charm of Oporto.
Sail Date: May 2019
Pleasantly surprised by the beauty and charm of Oporto. Excellent tour guide.
Pleasantly surprised by the beauty and charm of Oporto. Excellent tour guide. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Loved the unique stone architecture with the tile facades.
Sail Date: April 2019
Loved the unique stone architecture with the tile facades. The Duero River water front was beautiful. Need to go back.
Loved the unique stone architecture with the tile facades. The Duero River water front was beautiful. Need to go back. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Good tour.
Sail Date: April 2019
Good tour. Gives you a very good feel for the city and the Port business.
Good tour. Gives you a very good feel for the city and the Port business. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: AmaWaterways
Nearly 10 km of walking up and down hills with cobbles.
Sail Date: October 2018
Nearly 10 km of walking up and down hills with cobbles. Saw exchange, train stations, churches, and more.
Nearly 10 km of walking up and down hills with cobbles. Saw exchange, train stations, churches, and more. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
Tour had too much time spent standing around and waiting.
Sail Date: October 2018
Tour had too much time spent standing around and waiting.
Tour had too much time spent standing around and waiting. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Seabourn Cruise Line
Our guide gave us loads of information, clearly very proud of Porto although her English was ...
Sail Date: August 2018
Our guide gave us loads of information, clearly very proud of Porto although her English was slightly unusual but hey her English is 1000% better than my Portuguese! I loved the cathedral, which was beautiful. Shame the silver altar and ... Read More
Our guide gave us loads of information, clearly very proud of Porto although her English was slightly unusual but hey her English is 1000% better than my Portuguese! I loved the cathedral, which was beautiful. Shame the silver altar and main altar are having works done at the moment so partially obscured but not the tour's fault. Read Less
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Well conducted, organised and balanced.
Sail Date: July 2018
Well conducted, organised and balanced. We were shown all the sights and when people wanted to drop out to go to something else. Elizabete was clear with directions.
Well conducted, organised and balanced. We were shown all the sights and when people wanted to drop out to go to something else. Elizabete was clear with directions. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Emerald Waterways
Taken by coach to starting point of walking tour of city taking in the wonderful architecture.
Sail Date: July 2018
Taken by coach to starting point of walking tour of city taking in the wonderful architecture. Some free time to enjoy a coffee and pastille de nata. Tour was led by one of the ship's cruise team.
Taken by coach to starting point of walking tour of city taking in the wonderful architecture. Some free time to enjoy a coffee and pastille de nata. Tour was led by one of the ship's cruise team. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Emerald Waterways
We saw much more than expected and with the benefit of all the important back story and history ...
Sail Date: June 2018
We saw much more than expected and with the benefit of all the important back story and history from our local guide. We typically tip 10 euro each for these which made it amazing value for nearly three hours. However, the steep walk for ... Read More
We saw much more than expected and with the benefit of all the important back story and history from our local guide. We typically tip 10 euro each for these which made it amazing value for nearly three hours. However, the steep walk for about 1km back to the shuttle buses nearly did mum in... Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: P&O Cruises
This tour included both a walk around the city and a ride on a riverboat.
Sail Date: May 2018
This tour included both a walk around the city and a ride on a riverboat. It was fascinating, well-narrated and gave us a great view of this town that figured so importantly in the port wine business.
This tour included both a walk around the city and a ride on a riverboat. It was fascinating, well-narrated and gave us a great view of this town that figured so importantly in the port wine business. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Oceania Cruises
The guide was okay, but the tour was not very thorough.
Sail Date: May 2018
The guide was okay, but the tour was not very thorough. I knew more highlights of Porto through my own reading than she did and very little was pointed out on the tour. Historical facts were somewhat scattered, and the free time we were ... Read More
The guide was okay, but the tour was not very thorough. I knew more highlights of Porto through my own reading than she did and very little was pointed out on the tour. Historical facts were somewhat scattered, and the free time we were given in the city was far from the center and could not do much other than have a cup of coffee and use the restroom. Th Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Glad we went with Scenic as there was a car rally on the day we had to ourselves in Porto.
Sail Date: May 2018
Glad we went with Scenic as there was a car rally on the day we had to ourselves in Porto.
Glad we went with Scenic as there was a car rally on the day we had to ourselves in Porto. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
Too rushed and concentrated on selling port rather than seeing the city.
Sail Date: October 2017
Too rushed and concentrated on selling port rather than seeing the city.
Too rushed and concentrated on selling port rather than seeing the city. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: P&O Cruises
We took the walking tour.
Sail Date: October 2017
We took the walking tour. The Exchange Building was very interesting as was the station. We thought we could have been shown more, such as the bookshop famous for the Harry Potter book and the Cathedral but we were given a good overall ... Read More
We took the walking tour. The Exchange Building was very interesting as was the station. We thought we could have been shown more, such as the bookshop famous for the Harry Potter book and the Cathedral but we were given a good overall view of Porto so that we could explore it ourselves the next morning before our flight home. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
We did a bus tour for a couple of hours but there is a lot of traffic.
Sail Date: October 2017
We did a bus tour for a couple of hours but there is a lot of traffic. We previously did it on foot but it took all day.
We did a bus tour for a couple of hours but there is a lot of traffic. We previously did it on foot but it took all day. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
a good standard city tour
Sail Date: October 2017
a good standard city tour
a good standard city tour Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
Porto is a beautiful city!
Sail Date: September 2017
Porto is a beautiful city! There are so many churches, so many hills, colors, an interesting book store. A very nice city tour!
Porto is a beautiful city! There are so many churches, so many hills, colors, an interesting book store. A very nice city tour! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Vantage Deluxe World Travel
Porto is a very hilly town with many wonderful sights.
Sail Date: July 2017
Porto is a very hilly town with many wonderful sights. The coach driver was experienced in negotiating very narrow roads.
Porto is a very hilly town with many wonderful sights. The coach driver was experienced in negotiating very narrow roads. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Gave us a real taster of Porto and ensured we'd go back for a city break
Sail Date: July 2017
Gave us a real taster of Porto and ensured we'd go back for a city break
Gave us a real taster of Porto and ensured we'd go back for a city break Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Emerald Waterways
A very informative coach tour of Porto with a stop for a short walk to see the Railway station and ...
Sail Date: June 2017
A very informative coach tour of Porto with a stop for a short walk to see the Railway station and have refreshments. The we finished with a tour of Croft's wine cellars and a port tasting.
A very informative coach tour of Porto with a stop for a short walk to see the Railway station and have refreshments. The we finished with a tour of Croft's wine cellars and a port tasting. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Emerald Waterways
A tour of Porto seeing some of the sights by foot and by coach
Sail Date: May 2017
A tour of Porto seeing some of the sights by foot and by coach
A tour of Porto seeing some of the sights by foot and by coach Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Emerald Waterways
Our tour lead by David was excellent.
Sail Date: April 2017
Our tour lead by David was excellent. This 3 hour Classical Free Walking Tour showed us many interesting sites relating to the culture and history of the\is very interesting city. We took the morning tour, since we had it free prior to ... Read More
Our tour lead by David was excellent. This 3 hour Classical Free Walking Tour showed us many interesting sites relating to the culture and history of the\is very interesting city. We took the morning tour, since we had it free prior to joining our river cruise in the late afternoon. The tour focused on region of he city east nd south of Praça da Liberdade, where it started. David's knowledge and enthusiam for the city made the tour a great treat. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: CroisiEurope
Walking tour of the town
Sail Date: April 2017
Walking tour of the town
Walking tour of the town Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: AmaWaterways
Very wet day so outdoor activities limited
Sail Date: October 2016
Very wet day so outdoor activities limited
Very wet day so outdoor activities limited Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: AmaWaterways