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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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joao_trip, Gestor at The Other Side Tourism Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We really enjoyed this day & would recommend The Other Side as a company. We were picked up on time & the trip was exactly as advertised. The scenery was great - even on a rainy day! Our guide was lovely and very knowledgeable &...More

1  Thank Fx_London_20001
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We did the one day tour which took us to two wineries and a restaurant for lunch. We paid extra for a river boat cruise. We had a really fabulous day. The journey was not too long and the scenery was good. Both winery visits...More

1  Thank CactusRose
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Did the one day full trip tour to Douro Valley! The trip was amazing! The guide - Katia was very helpful and gave a lot of useful explanations during the trip :)

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great trip through the douro area. We visited a vineyard, a winery and a port winery. They were all very beautiful places. The Douro is very picturesque. We also stopped in pinhao for optional cruise which we did not do. Lunch was...More

Thank Kayla W
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Our guide was on time (waiting at our apartment door when it's raining) and she is very energetic and knowledgeable. She explained everything and took us to a nice restaurant for a full course lunch. We enjoyed the Guimaraes village, the castle, the Braga Se...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