The interactive museum is pretty impressive but honestly there are better port house tours with better port wine.
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We incorporated this in a bus hop on hop off tour & it was worth the extra effort to co-ordinate the bus timetables for the stops, the harbour cruise and the port experience. It was interesting to hear how the oak barrels are recycled worldwide...More
Interesting and educational tour followed by a nice tasting of two glasses port wine. Only 6 euros per adult.
There are a lot of Port manufacturers to choose from along the one strip in Nova de Gaia alone, however for 17 euro Calem offers a really informative tour of the port manufacturing process, we received a 30 minute tour of the grounds along with...More
We enjoyed the tour; very informative and always interesting. The tastings at the end of the tour are very generous. The prices of the port on sites are excellent...makes great souvenirs! You can even buy small bottles to bring back home.
As one of the first caves after crossing over the footbridge along the Douro, Calem is easy to find. With regular tours/tastings, it is also easy to visit. For us when we arrived at the ticket counter inside the main doors, they were just minutes...More
Very quick, quite touristy tour. Not the best one in this area but the closest to the bridge so it depends how far you want to walk to go for a tour!
We bought the tickets at the tourist ticket office for 7 Eur per person and got a lot for our money. Very informative 30-40 min tour of the Calem facilities in Porto and tasting of 2 port wines (one white and one tawny).
To be honest we chose Calem as it was the cheapest but having read about other places it seems we didn't miss out on anything. The tour guide was great and spoke perfect English with a little humour too...The tour lasted around an hour with...More