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Activities in Oporto

We give you some suggestion of tours and activities to know the city of Oporto


We have partners who can give you guided tours or other activities of interest.


You can buy tickets or ask for information with us during your stay.

Oporto Adventure Tours

Douro and Gerês

Guided tours to Peneda-Gerês National Park or the Douro Region in a 4x4! You can choose between kayaking, canyoning, hiking, stand up paddle or a more personalized tour! Spend a day full of adventure in nature!

See what is included and how to book by clicking the button below! If you have any questions, we can always contact them for you.


Panoramic Bus

Yellow Bus

To move around the city and get to know the main points of interest, even for those who have little time, Hop on Hop off buses are an option. Yellow Bus offers different options, from 1 day to 2 days, with or without a cruise of the 6 bridges.

We sell tickets at the counter.

Take a cruise on the Douro

Living Tours

If you come to Porto, you cannot miss the Douro wine region and enjoy its landscape. You can go to or return from the region considered World Heritage by boat in one day. Living Tours offers different options to get to know the Douro: Cruises or guided tours to Quintas with wine tasting in several languages.

We reserve and sell tickets at the counter.

Lello Bookstore

and Torre dos Clérigos

Buying a book in one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world? Check ! Do not be discouraged if the line is long, it really is worth the visit!

Nearby you will find the Torre dos Clérigos. After climbing the 225 steps of this ex-libris, you have some panoramic views over the city of Porto.

1.5km from Boavista Guest House!

Lello Bookshop : Tuesday to Friday: from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Saturday and Sunday: from 10 am to 1 pm
Torre dos Clérigos : visits from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, every day

Sunset and tapas at Ribeira

The Cais da Ribeira do Porto is one of the iconic places. Next to the Douro River, overlooking the Luiz I Bridge and the Port Wine Cellars, we could not help suggesting a snack of codfish cakes or simply drinking a beer accompanied by a lupine in the late afternoon.

Share that moment with us! #boavistaguesthouse

Zoo Santo Inácio

The Santo Inácio Zoo is the perfect place to be close to the wildlife, with several programs and demonstrations throughout the day. You can see the feeding of Asian Lions in a tunnel or watch the fantastic flights of the Birds of Prey!

Information on how to arrive and schedule the demonstrations here .

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