Portuguese Christmas: a Festive Food Tour in Porto

Portuguese Christmas

It's the Most Delicious Time of the Year in Porto!

Christmas isn't just a date on the Portuguese calendar; it's a celebration of life, family, and of course, incredible food. Join this Portuguese Christmas Food Tour to savor the true essence of the holiday season in Portugal.

Begin the festive season with a heartwarming blend of cozy winter flavors, enchanting twinkling lights, charming artisan shops and infectious holiday cheer. Sounds like your kind of thing? Then let the enchantment of Portuguese Christmas fill your heart and plate on this 4-hour food tour in Porto.

Portuguese Christmas Food Tour ticket price

  • Ticket: 175€

10 Reasons Why People Love this Portuguese Christmas Tour in Porto

  • 1.5 hour guided walking tour in Downtown Porto followed by lunch at an exclusive venue

  • Limited Spots Available: to ensure an intimate, small-group experience that allows you to fully immerse yourself in the holiday magic, we limit our tour to just 14 participants

  • Savor a four-course meal that captures the spirit of a classic Portuguese Christmas Eve

  • Taste some of the holiday favorites that portuguese chefs and foodies eagerly await all year

  • Explore a traditional Food Market

  • Discover the artistry of traditional Portuguese presépios and learn the stories behind these intricate nativity scenes

  • Indulge in 10 food tastings (a perfect balance of sweet and savory) and 4 beverage tastings

  • Meet two experienced, English-speaking, local guides (the duo who played host to Anthony Bourdain in Porto). They will be joined by a talented professional chef

  • Receive personalized tips and recommendations for the remainder of your stay in Porto

  • The price includes a charitable donation to a local NGO that helps the homeless people in Porto

Come hungry, come curious and let's celebrate a typical Christmas day in Portugal!

Good to know:

  • This tour occurs once a year and will operate with a minimum of 10 participants and a maximum of 14 participants. In the event that we do not reach the minimum of 10 participants three days prior to the tour date, each guest will receive a full refund

  • All tastings listed are included in the price

  • We can't accommodate any food restrictions on this event

  • Babies and toddlers are welcome to join in and not take part in the tastings, but their attendance must be communicated for logistics and insurance purposes

  • This event is for all age groups and all fitness levels

  • Experience happen rain or shine

  • Restrooms are available during the tour and lunch

  • The distance walked is 3 km/1.9 miles

  • Bring good shoes and an appetite

  • The tour starting point is located a short 1 min walk from Bolhão metro station (exact location provided with tickets)

  • Pickup not included

  • All our tours and events 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]

  • Advanced purchase of tickets is required: we don't accept walk-ins

  • Tickets must be purchased by 8:00 pm WEST three nights before the event

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking

Local food

We only work with locally owned and operated food establishments.

Oldest Food Tour in Porto

Tens of thousands of happy guests, including Anthony Bourdain and Rick Steves.

Experienced Tour Guide

We see our guides as culinary ambassadors of the city and you as our guest.

Socially responsible

A portion of the ticket price is donated to a local NGO that helps the homeless people in Porto.


A great way to become familiar with the Porto food and wine scene. There was some very good food, wine/port samples and the portions were generous. The highlight for me was discussing Anthony Bourdain with the company’s founder (who appeared on Anthony Bourdain’s Porto episode).
James, Australia
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