Porto has its origins in a pre-Roman settlement called Calle or Portus Cale that originated the name of the country. Records indicate that the town was founded in 417. Porto became a major trading port and in the 15th century it was one of the greatest ship building centres in Portugal. Porto is internationally renowned for its port wine. It is Portugal’s second largest city and is the commercial and industrial centre of the zone north of the Mondego River. In 1996, the historic centre of Porto was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Some major landmarks in Porto include; Luis I Bridge, Livraria Lello, Clerigos Church, Bolsa Palace, Porto Cathedral, Monument Church of St Francis, and more.
Tourists can as well extend their tour to nearby cities and towns on day trips and excursions to Porto’s neighbouring cities and towns and will enjoy the best logistics service withairport transfers and other city transfers that provide visitors with comfortable, stress-free logistics. Luxury special occasions are also available to visitors, which gives them an insight into some of the city's famed activities and shows. These tour activities and several others have been specifically selected from tours with the best user ratings and reviews by Tripindictor and are available at very affordable prices compared to other top tour teams.