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Porto Riverside Tour

Ride with us through the best cycle routes of the city of Porto. You will stroll by the old neighbourhoods of the city, like Ribeira, Miragaia and Foz Velha, all of them protected by UNESCO.

Learn about the intimate connection between the city, the river and the sea, and understand their importance on the economic growth of the city.

For the perfect finish you’ll pass through two of the most beautiful city parks of Porto.

The route is mostly flat, so you can enjoy the ride through these beautiful sights without any major effort.

Tour highlights:

  • Ribeira
  • Miragaia
  • Porto Costumes House
  • Afurada
  • Arrábida Bridge
  • Calem Garden
  • São Miguel Lighthouse
  • São João Fort
  • City Park

What’s included:

  • Vehicle / Equipment adaptation lesson
  • Storyteller
  • Liability and Personal Accident Insurance
  • Water bottle
  • Taxes (VAT 23%)
  • English tours. Also available in Portuguese, French, Spanish

Important information:

  • Pregnant Woman
  • Individuals with coordination problems or any similar conditions
  • Individuals under the effect of alcohol or drugs
  • Individuals that have been submitted to surgery recently
Price per person:

Between 2 and 8 people: 32.5€ per person (please contact us if your group is over 8 people).

Dutch tour: 35€


1

Ribeira

The Ribeira is one of the oldest and typical places of the city. Located along the Douro River, it is part of the Historic Center of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
2

Miragaia

The second oldest neighbourhood of Porto is still one of the most traditional with its small alleys and colourful houses.
3

Porto Customs House

The Alfândega Nova do Porto (the New Porto Customs House) was built by Seyrig Incorporation (the same company that made the D. Luis I iron bridge, in Ribeira), in the second half of the 19th century, and was completed in 1879.
4

Afurada Fishing Village

S. Peter of Afurada is one of the three old urban parishes of the city of Gaia, along with Mafamude and Santa Marinha. Connected to fishing traditions, the village is known for the feast of S. Pedro da Afurada.
5

Arrábida Bridge

Built as an alternative connection between Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, the bridge had the biggest concrete arch in the world at the time of its construction in 1963.
6

Calem Garden

Situated close to the parish of Lordelo do Ouro, near the mouth of the Douro River, this small garden space is the perfect place to enjoy a sunset.
7

Lighthouse of São Miguel

The lighthouse of São Miguel-o-Anjo is Portugal’s oldest existing lighthouse and one of the oldest in Europe. Designed by Italian architect Francesco da Cremona, the project was completed in 1538.
8

Fortress of S. João da Foz

Built in the late sixteenth century to better protect the coast and the mouth of the Douro River. The monument is a fine example of military architecture held by the Regional Delegation of the Institute of National Defense.
9

Foz Velha

Foz Velha, or the Old Foz (“Foz” being the river’s mouth) used to be a village outside the city, but during the 19th century city expansion this was integrated as part of the city of Porto.
10

Pérgola da Foz

One of the most iconic images of Porto. A large sidewalk by the sea where you can take long peaceful walks or go for a run. Beautiful and romantic, this is a great spot to contemplate the Atlantic.
11

Castle of Cheese

Forte de São Francisco do Queijo, frequently shortened to Castle of the Cheese is a fortification situated along the coast of the civil parish of Nevogilde in Porto.
12

City Park

The City Park is the largest urban park in Portugal, with an area of 83 hectares that stretch out as far as the Atlantic Ocean, which is globally something of a rarity.
13

Pasteleira Park

Built between 2004 and 2009 the park is divided in two separate parcels by the Street of Afonso Paiva, having only 3 bridges to connect both sides.

old town and riverside bike tour