Everyone loves a good food experience when travelling. One of the best ways to find out more about a local cuisine is to take a food tour. An experienced guide will tell you about some of the city history and more importantly about the food all around you.
In Porto there are a number of food tours offered, some of the options are detailed below. Click on the name to view the company’s website for more detail.
Tours are offered 10:30 (Tues – Sat) or 16:00 (Tues – Fri)
Cost: €55 per person
This tour is also 3.5 hours and visits 6 different tasting locations including pastries, coffee, a market, and a taverna. On the tour you taste 10 different foods and sample 6 different beverages.
Tours are offered Tuesday to Saturday, excluding holidays at 10h30 and 16h00
Cost: €59 Adults, €40 Children under 13 years
For a more irreverent style you can try “We hate tourism tours” (WHTT). Their “Dinner with us or starve” tour takes you to a non-touristy local restaurant where you can try great local food, wine and atmosphere. After dinner there is a night walk and a digestive liqueur.
The tours are offered on Wednesdays & Fridays starting at 7:30pm and lasting 4-5 hours.
Cost: €35 per person
Tours are offered on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays
Cost: €40 for Adults and €20 for children under 12
Tours are available with flexible timetables
Prices vary per tour but start at about €150 per person. They do include hotel pick up, and most other associated costs
Tours are available: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Cost: €49 for Adults and €39 for children under 12