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Tired of traveling and not getting to know the places to detail? "The Other Side Tourism Company" is a different kind of Tour company with unique organized Tours in Porto & Northern Portugal, whose main goal is to show locals as we see them!
Rua Souto, 67, Porto 4050-595, Portugal
+351 916 500 170
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We met up with Marie-Ann at 3.00pm on a rather overcast afternoon - perfect for a stroll around the city. We found the meeting spot easily and the walking group totalled - TWO!! Marvellous. It meant that we could quiz Marie-Ann on every aspect of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was cold and grey and we shared the tour with two French women which meant hanging around in the cold while our young guide did her speech in French as well as English. We didn't visit anywhere unusual and really we could have...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This morning we had a super nice tour with our guide. I forgot her name (sorry!), but she knows who we are. And also she knows a lot of history and learned us a lot. It was just the 4 of us, so it was...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

With the very accomplished Raphael as our guide this very easy paced tour was informative and included enough of the sites to really help us get a feel for the city and it’s layout. Good value and many local tips from Raphael to add to...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Raphael was an excellent guide showing us the side of Porto you can't find on a bus tour. He kept our 9 and 11 year old children interested and had a great knowledge of Porto - you could tell he loves this city. The stop...More

1  Thank cassandchris
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Fortunately for us we were the only two on this tour. David, our personal guide, had an in-depth understanding of his city and shared many stories about who, when, where, what and why. It was obvious that he loved this city and his relaxed yet...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Just got back home after visit to Porto where my wife and I spent 5 days. On one of the days we fancied going out of the city and this was ideal. The mini bus picked us up from our hotel on time and drove...More

2  Thank mqmann1
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We took both the 3 hour city walking tour and the full day Douro Valley tour. Both of these tours would have only been average if not for our guide, Catia. She is not only knowledgeable but kind, sweet, generous and caring. She answered all...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

We were 4 family members who signed up for the full day Duoro Valley tour from Porto. We were picked up by the small van, and unfortunately the back seats (the only ones remaining besides the front next to the guide/driver) were not too comfortable,...More

4  Thank NewYorkNative
joao_trip, Gestor at The Other Side Tourism Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Dear New York Native, My name is João and I am Manager & Founder of "The Other Side Tourism Company" in Porto & Lisbon. We've received your complaint regarding a Tour to the Douro Valley that supposedly you've made with us. Unfortunatelly we do not...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

My friends and I wanted to do a private tour, and this one was perfect. The tour guide picked us up from our hotel, and we headed to the Douro Valley. Our first stop was in Pinhao for the boat tour. It was very relaxing,...More

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Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
I would go to The Other Side agency on rua Mouzinha da Silva and , if possible ask for Joao. They will sort everything out for you. In my opinion the best bet is to take the boat to Pinhao early morning and return by train... More