About Us

The Oporto Guide Tours created with a new concept in the area of tourism, which comes to provide a differentiated and personalised service. Our mission has one main purpose, to promote and show the real North of Portugal to our clients in a genuine and passionate way.

Oporto Guide Tours is directed by Paulo Lopes, who manages, designer, guest service contact and delivers the tours and Lucie Catherine is taking care of all the details of your itinerary, communicating with you and assisting you with any special requests that you may have.  

Paulo was born and raised in Oporto, Portugal. After successfully completing two- years professional Hotel Beverage School and graduated in 1988.  He was invited  started his  career in Hospitality Industry on the Madeira Island  in Madeira Palace Hotel, after 2 years on this island he decided to  join the Cruise Industry, then left for Miami where he  joined Celebrity Cruise Lines / Crystal Cruises Lines and later Silver Sea Cruises  as Sommelier and was later promoted to Head Sommelier Where he had the pleasure of working for several Boats . Graduated from the Wine School at Johnson & Wales University in Miami and is Awarded the International Sommelier Certificate Foundation level from the United States Sommelier Association. After more than 17 years traveling decided to return, He is delighted to place his extensive knowledge and personal experience at the disposal of our valued visitors with their impeccable social and service skills and an excellent palate for food and wine along with in depth knowledge of his country.

The company, aims to unite two variants of Tourism, one of which is a Tourist Driver in conjunction with a Tourism Guide. Through this concept, more than connecting people and places, we create possibilities for tourists from the most varied parts of the world, perfect trips and turn tours into a unique and unforgettable moment. 

We planned this way :

Small Groups

  • We always have a special treat on our tours!
  • Tours with a minimum of 2 people.
  • Small groups up to 8 people.
  • Van rides or walking tours with a Oporto Guide.
  • We speak several languages​​!
  • Pick-up & Drop-off at your hotel or accommodation unit!
  • Excellent price / quality ratio.


Private

  • We always have a special treat on our tours!
  • We may change / adjust the route to your liking.
  • Van rides or walking tours with a Oporto Guide.
  • We speak several languages​​!
  • Pick-up & Drop-off at your hotel or accommodation unit!
  • We are entirely at your disposal.

Spoken languages


Licensed Company

We have a tour company licensed under the nº 1569/2017 the Official Tourism Office of Portugal – (Turismo de Portugal ) – for guide & driving tours with mandatory insurances by Portuguese law.

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All of our tours are private. Please see all our tours, choose your favorite and enjoy your visit with us.

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