This tour combines historic Porto and spiritual Compostela.
Our first destination is the amazing city of Porto. Starting by the seaside, at Matosinhos beach and the mouth of the Douro river, we will drive along the riverside towards Porto’s most famous monument, the Clerigos Tower located in the historic center, followed by a visit to one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world, the Lello bookshop , that inspired J.K. Rowling to write the best-seller “Harry Potter”. The next must-see spots in Porto are Sao Bento (St. Benedict) Train Station, with its fabulous ceramic tile panels covering important passages of Portugal’s history, and the Gaia wine cellars where you will be able to unveil some of the secrets of the world famous Port Wine..
Next we visit the sumptuous and impressive cathedral of St. James of Compostela, one of the most important pilgrimage places in the world. Here you can witness the medieval streets packed of pilgrims who have just arrived on foot or by bicycle. Free time to visit the city’s historic district, the 11th-century Cathedral and the tomb of Apostle Santiago Zebedee (Saint James of Compostela).
Whether you choose a single-day or a multi-day tour, you will always be driven in the comfort of our Mercedes-Benz vehicles and escorted by our certified professional driver/guides.
| Total Cost in €: Euros
|2People: 720€ (360€ per person)|
|3People: 741€ (247€ per person)|
|4People: 760€ (190€ per person)|
|5People: 780€ (156€ per person)|
|6People: 804€ (134€ per person)|
|7People: 833€ (119€ per person)|
|8People: 848€ (106€ per person)|
|9 or more passengers please contact us. email@example.com|
Private and exclusive
Up to 12 hours
Place designated by you in accordance with Premiere Tours
Porto is one of the most beautiful European cities. We will start our visit with a panoramic view of the seafront at the beach in Matosinhos, travelling along the coast reaching the “Foz” at the mouth of the Douro river, passing through the old medieval city district of Miragaia and arriving at the Clerigos Tower.
Here we can photograph the symbol of this city: the Clerigos Tower. Built-in 1754, the Tower is 75 meters high and at the time, the tallest building in the city of Porto. Next, we will visit Lello bookshop where author JK Rowling found the inspiration to write the best-seller “Harry Potter”. It is without a doubt one of the most outstanding bookstores in the world. Lello’s architectural beauty is a great attraction for a vast number of tourists. We will stop for photographs at Carmo Church (Igreja do Carmo) noted for its marvelous exterior facades decorated with blue and white ceramic tiles.
The train station of Sao Bento is internationally renowned for its interior tile panels depicting important events in the history of Portugal. Another stop on our tour is the Porto Cathedral which began construction in the 12th century. It is one the city’s oldest monuments built in the Romanesque architecture style and its location, high above the city, is a perfect place to see the fantastic views of the Douro River and the bridges that join its two banks together.
Here we can find the wine cellars of the famous Port wine. Optional wine tasting and visit to one of the cellars of the first demarcated wine region in the world: the Port Wine Region.
Santiago de Compostela, the Galician city located in northeastern Spain, became the major center of pilgrimage in Europe, supplanting Jerusalem, after the mortal remains of the Apostle St. James were found in the 9th century. Here we will have time to visit the 11th century Cathedral and the tomb of the Apostle of Christ. Walking tour of the historic area of the city.
A private tour with an accredited professional driver/guide, exclusively at your disposal, who will accompany you on visits to monuments and other places of interest whenever possible, (in certain areas of the city, car parking is not available or not allowed in which case the driver/guide will drop you off and schedule a time with you for pick-up, back at the same place of drop-off).
The start and ending of the tour will always be at a place designated by you, in accordance to the agreement previously established between you and Premiere Tours .
This tour is completely personalized. If you wish to change our suggestions of places to visit with others chosen by you, we will gladly do our best to accommodate your choices or options.