About this flexible wheelchair accessible Porto tour
This flexible and wheelchair accessible tour through Porto takes you to everything you want to see. Decide for yourself what is worth your time and spend four to eight hours touring in this magnificent city. The tour starts at the City hall with an important central square with architectural beauties of buildings. After you have seen the city hall, it is up to you what else you want to see.
One of the sights you can include in your tour is the Clérigos Tower, a graceful church with a beautiful bell tower. Another church is the Santo Ildefonso Church. It is a unique one due to its façade. It is a Catholic church covered in blue and white ceramic tiles. This religious site is one of the most touristic attractions in Porto. It is situated close to the Batalha square. This place is a remarkable square in the historic center of Porto.
Besides that, there are six bridges over the Douro river in Porto that are a real landmark. Those bridges are the D. Maria Pia Bridge, the D. Luís I Bridge, the Arrábida Bridge, the São João Bridge, the Freixo Bridge, and the Infante D. Henrique Bridge.
The São Bento Train Station
Furthermore, the São Bento Train Station is a must-see in the city, even if you do not come by train. It is one of the most beautiful train stations in the world. Moreover, the Lello Bookshop or Livraria Lello & Irmão is not a regular bookstore. The decor will leave you speechless. It was used as an inspiration for Harry Potter’s bookstore Flourish and Blotts.
The Palácio da Bolsa
Additionally, the Palácio da Bolsa or the Stock Exchange Palace is in a lot of people’s opinion, the most beautiful building in Porto. The palace is one of the city’s highlights with its unique Arabian Room. The same applies to the São João National Theatre. Even if you do not see a show, the theater hall itself is truly breathtaking. Another theater- and concert hall is the Coliseu do Porto, which is a leader in Porto for music and cultural events. The third gorgeous concert building you can visit is Casa da Música. The hall can seat up to 1238 people, and the architecture of this complex is incredibly unique.
Finally, visiting a museum like the Serralves Foundation is something you should add to your tour. The mission of the foundation is to raise awareness about contemporary art for all ages. Besides that, the museum is situated in a beautiful green park.
Porto has many other exciting views from the river and sea or beautiful gardens such as the city park. And let’s not forget the fantastic taste of Port wine, a worldwide appreciated delicacy, stored in beautiful cellars. Decide for yourself what you want to experience during your visit with this flexible, accessible tour through Porto. Depending on your preferences, this tour takes four to eight hours.