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City Sightseeing Porto

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Address: Porto, Portugal
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+351 22 208 0677
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Best way to explore Oporto!

Top sights, legends and secrets of the...

The Best way to explore Oporto!

Top sights, legends and secrets of the city.

Start: Ribeira and Clerigos Tower

Duration: 1h40

Frequency: every 30 min.

Validity: 1 or 2 days

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We always do the open bus tours when on a city break. Great way to get a feeling of the place. There are 3 bus tour operators in Porto - Red, Yellow and Blue. The first two do... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
Martin C
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Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Hesperange
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whenever my wife and I are on a city trip we always look for these deals. You get around to the "must see's" and the hopping on and off anables you to flex your timetable to your own preferences. In Porto you get more than the usual package, as they added a cable car trip to the Citadel and visits... More 

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Thank you so much for your review, Hesperange. Hope to see you next time! More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a ripoff. The audio system was so terrible you couldn't hear much which is likely better anyway. Terrible music played over and over, interspersed with the most boring and bland information disseminated. Why not provide an actual human guide who knows something about the beautiful city of Porto that would help it come alive? this is just your basic... More 

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Thank QuigDawg
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Poor audio, lots of terrible music. Not enough interesting information about a beautiful city. It doesn't do it justice. But a good quality bus.

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Thank CaroMLewis
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The route covers all the main points. However the audio commentary is rubbish, so the point of taking the tour is lost.

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Thank David H
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Infrequent service. Very poor commentary through headphones. No announcement for the next stop and which you needed to use for various attractions. Taciturn, grumpy drivers. Worst issue for us was that we'd bought our 48 hour tickets at an official tourist information office near the cathedral. We'd said we wanted to use a bus company that ran along the coast... More 

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Thank Catrin B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We always do the open bus tours when on a city break. Great way to get a feeling of the place. There are 3 bus tour operators in Porto - Red, Yellow and Blue. The first two do almost identical tours at the same price, Blue were slightly cheaper. Not sure why but we opted for Red and booked the... More 

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Thank Martin C
Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We always use hop-on hop-off buses when available, they give you an idea of where things are and distances. This one wasn't good, the earphones were uncomfortable and only played out of one ear. The commentary on the red route bus we had sounded disinterested and the fado music played was on a loop of just one song for the... More 

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Thank CarolMM1953
Herts,UK
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Confusion initially with the driver over the price. Earphones were provided for the auto-commentary. Very small amount of speaking and information provided. The speaking had a much lower sound level than the intervening loud music so you were constantly having to adjust the volume up and down depending on whether it was speaking or music. Commentary also did not match... More 

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Thank Phil02
Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Always do hop-on-hop-off bus tours, but this one was disappointing. Audio guide often wasn't consistent with location, no indication of "stop" on audio guide making it difficult to know where you were, and missed the stop or got off too early as a result occasionally. Different drivers appeared to take different routes and not necessarily follow the route so if... More 

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Thank Jaclyn94
Nuremberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This was one of the worst city bus Tours we have done. There is almost no explanation of the city and sites through the headset. This for the most part it plays music that makes one fall asleep. The little explanation that is provided (we selected the English option) the voice of the lady feels so uninterested. I have done... More 

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