Would you like to connect with Porto in a unique way and see the city on your own terms? Our Private Custom Tours are tailored to your individual interests, schedule, and budget – they are as unique as you are.
We craft exclusive itineraries for solo travelers, couples, small groups of family or friends, and students from across the world. Our team of travel designers has the know-how you need and can put together a tailored-made itinerary.
See the city on your terms
A few years ago, our team had to put together a Private Custom Tour in Porto for a very special traveler: Anthony Bourdain.
If you've watched all seasons of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, you already know that Tony used to connect with the cities in a very unique way.
He was known around the world as the guy who’d eat anything you put in front of him;
He always arrived hungry at the places he was visiting;
He stayed off TripAdvisor and Yelp;
Didn't read any guidebooks whatsoever;
Always trusted locals on his travels... and very often ended up sharing a drink (or five) with a few of them.
By that time, our team of travel designers put together a special itinerary;
Built around particular topics Bourdain wanted to see addressed;
Tailored to his interests, needs, budget, and time constraints.
We feel lucky that we got to meet Anthony Bourdain once. He was an inspiration. He still is.
Today there are still not enough words to express the joy we feel every time we have to craft a Private Custom Tour in Porto. Traveling to a new city can be one of the most exciting adventures we take on. Helping a visitor make that travel more meaningful is our favorite thing.
Each Private Tour in Porto is as unique as the traveler who requested it.
7 Reasons Why People Love this Private Custom Tour in Porto
A tailor-made itinerary crafted by our team of travel designers
Exclusive access to our local partners
Exclusive access to a Taste Porto tour guide that will help you discover Porto's back streets
Specially selected additional food tastings
An upgraded wine selection selected by our wine experts
Possibility of more cultural/historic inclusions
Includes insurance and a charitable donation to a local NGO that works with the homeless population in Porto
Good to know
These are truly customized tours, their design implies a great deal of work, and the included tastings are the most genuine and best that Porto has to offer
We can accommodate food restrictions on this Private Custom Tour in Porto
This tour should be requested within a period of, at least, 5 days prior to the travel date
All our Porto Tours are run in English but we can provide Portuguese or Spanish-speaking guides upon request, for closed groups. Feel free to ask us about this and more at [email protected]
This tour is for all age groups and all fitness levels
Experience happens rain or shine
Restrooms are available during this gastronomic experience
Bring good shoes and an appetite
List of measures to keep you safe
No physical contact with guests (hand-shakes, kisses, or hugs), which includes a safety distance of 1 meter when possible; even though we are a nation that loves hugs, kisses, and handshakes, we’ll have to keep a safe distance this time
Disinfection of all guests’ hands with alcoholic gel before entering the restaurants and after a meal - feel free to bring your own hand sanitizer, but please notice that all restaurants will be able to offer you this
According to the DGS (Portuguese CDC), masks are no longer mandatory, except in health care facilities and care homes
Peace of mind policy
Let's imagine that you are unable to make the tour. Can you have a refund? The answer is yes.
Cancellation requests submitted until 72h before the tour start will be fully refunded (minus the processing fees);
Cancellation requests submitted between 72h and 24h before the tour start will be refunded in 80% of the total purchase value (minus the processing fees);
Cancellation requests submitted 24h or less before the tour start are not eligible for any refund.
Refunds can only be processed back to the original credit or debit card used in the purchase. Processing fees: 1.4% + 0.25€ for European Union cards and 2.9% + 0.25€ for non-European Union cards.
As part of our "Peace Of Mind Policy", the first two cases listed above are eligible to be converted into Gift Cards. These are issued with the same purchase value, free of processing fees penalty, and two-year validity. They can be used and topped up for any Taste Porto product. They can be redeemed by the customer or regifted.