After a great breakfast, we will keep exploring the beautiful city of Coimbra. We will appreciate its University, once located in a medieval palace and rebuilt in the 17th and 18th centuries in Baroque and Neo-Classical styles. Here, we can find some of the most celebrated tourist attractions, as the stunning eye-catching Joanina Library. The great Cathedral also deserves a visit, as well as the famed Sta. Clare’s Monastery. Then, you will have a very comfortable and private transfer to the emblematic city of Porto.
In the second largest city of Portugal, we will have a tour through its most important local treasures. This remarkable city is turning heads all over the world and is famous for its live Culture and Tradition, Douro River and Port Wine. Classified the European Best Destination in 2012, 2014 and 2017, its streets are full of churches with tiled façades, beautiful buildings of various styles and brightly painted houses alongside the riverbanks.
You can stroll through its historic center, considered a UNESCO site since 1996. Among the impressive monuments and sites that we will admire, like the Cathedral, the Ribeira Square, Lello bookshop, São Bento Railway Station, Sta. Catarina street, Luis I Bridge, etc., we will visit the St. Francis Church, classified as National Monument in 1910 and World Heritage in 1996, by UNESCO. It has been successively enriched to a point that was considered the richest and most beautiful Portuguese gilded woodwork repository. And this Tour will end with a special visit to one of the most famous Port Wine Cellar, with a sweet Port Wine tasting. Accommodation in Porto.