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Barcelos Half Day Private Tour from Porto


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Barcelos is a beautiful and unique city in the north of Portugal, it is really famous for their crafts, such as, pottery and ceramics. His national symbol is the well-known ” Galo de Barcelos” (rooster barcelos) which represents a legend of a innocent man that was saved from the gallows by de Rooster. Get to know more about this old legend in this fantastic visit to Barcelos.

Ancient city of legends, Barcelos is the site of some of the most important references to Portuguese identity. Spend a half-day in this amazing tour, exploring it’s unique beauty and understand the contribution that Barcelos has made to the art, history, and culture of Portugal.


Tour Highlights

    • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
    • Excellent value for money
    • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
    • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

Start this unforgetable half-day tour at 9h00 am in the morning or at 02h00 pm in the afternoon.
Lend rich in history and strong straditions, Barcelos is also owner of phenomenal heritage, that you are able to see in many historical monuments, such as: the 16th century brigde; the Tower of Barcelos from the 15th century, in several churches, such as: the main one, From the 13th century, the Nossa Senhora da Mesericordia and Bom Jesus da Cruz of the Holy Cross which dates from the 16th century and was erected, according to the legend, following the miraculous appearance of a Cross through the soil in Barcelos.Beyond monuments and its history, you find also in Barcelos  crafts stores, full of amazing art works.

Barcelos is also stage for many medieval fairs and tradicional festivals.

In this memorable half-day tour, see the Medievall Brige of Barcelos, visit the Curch of Bom Jesus da Cruz, explore the historic center, ending the day visiting the Gorgeous Tower of Barcelos. where at the end you can by this importan souvenir, symbol of Barcelos.

Get inside of a land full of cultures and legends, admire all the beauty around, go back in time through this unique city in Portugal in this unpredictable hald-day tour to Barcelos, an important city for the culture of Portugal. The Tour ends up at 13h00 pm (if maded in the morning) or at 18h30 pm (if maded in the afternoon)


Departure Point:
  • Porto or Gaia centrally locate hotels
Departure Time:
  • 09:00 AM in the morning
  • 14:00 PM in the afternoon

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.


4 hours (approx.)

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
Barcelos: Half-Day tour-Am
Code: TG1

See the Medieval Bridge of Barcelos Visit the Church of Bom Jesus da Cruz Explore the historic center and Tower of Barcelos


Pricing details

Barcelos: HD Private Tour-Pm
Code: TG2

See the Medieval Bridge of Barcelos Visit the Church of Bom Jesus da Cruz Explore the historic center and Tower of Barcelos


Pricing details


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private Guide
Additional Information:
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Pick-up only in hotels between Porto and Gaia city center
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Tour Type

Cultural Tour


Barcelos, Portugal