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4 FREE activities to enjoy in Porto

Being a tourist is not always cheap. Transportation, accommodation, tourist attractions….They are all adding up to you expenses. That’s why we came up with a list of free activities to enjoy in Porto!

Free walking tour of Porto

Ever wondered what is the story behind Clerigos Church? Or if all the legends that link Harry Potter with the beautiful city of Porto are real? Now you have the chance to find it out and all for FREE. The free tour of Porto guides you through all the main tourist attractions , starting with the heart of the city: Praça da Liberdade. You will explore the famous train station São Bento, the emblematic University of Porto and the sunny riverside.

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Where?

The meeting point is Fonte da Juventude Statue, on Avenida dos Aliados

When?

Everyday at 10:30 or 15:30 (booking in advance)

 

free tour of porto

 

For more informations and booking you can access the Porto Walkers.

Free Museums entrance

Either if you are an art lover or not, you have to visit one of the many museums that Porto has. And the best thing is that you can do it totally free. Every Sunday until 2 PM, you can visit museums without spending any money. So prepare to be amazed finding out about the restored streetcars while visiting the Electric Car Museum in Porto or admiring collection of paintings and sculptures in National Museum Soares dos Reis, among which some of the most magnificent pieces are by António Soares dos Reis, a Portuguese sculptor born in 1847.

Duration

Average 30 min

Where?

City center of Porto

When?

Every Sunday until 2PM

museum de soares porto

Check the museum schedule in advance to be sure the informations are valid.

Sé do Porto cathedral

Porto Cathedral is by default one of the most important touristic attractions. Defined by her Gothic style, the cathedral dates from early 1110 impressing every visitor with not only the building itself, but also the view over the city. So actually you are visiting two attractions in the same place !

Duration

15 min

Where?

Terreiro da Sé, 4050-573 Porto

When?

Everyday from 9am to 7pm (summer) and to 6pm (winter)

se do porto cathedral

Free walking tour of Porto Street Art

Porto is by far a city of art. From the azulejo you can see around the streets to the graffiti masterpieces, art is around every corner in this beautiful city. The free tour of Porto street art gives you an inside of the stories behind art works. You will have the chance to see ones of the most known pieces like the colourful tile mural by Joana Vasconcelos or the most iconic piece of urban art in Porto: the Half Rabbit.

Duration

3 hours

Where?

The meeting point is the central city square of Praça de Carlos Alberto.

When?

Every Tuesday and Friday at 15:30 (booking in advance)

street art porto

Bonjour Porto!