Contemporary Architecture
in Porto & Beyond

Porto is rich in amazing architecture, and a tour of the city through the lens of its architectural chefs d’oeuvres will not disappoint you. Designed by architects, for architects, our tours will give you a unique behind-the-scenes look at the leading examples of contemporary Portuguese architecture – from the not-to-be-missed works of the Escola do Porto (Porto’s School of Architecture), to the diversity of the city’s architectural styles and the variety of a sensitive urban redevelopment. A truly exciting creative scene is waiting for you!


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Your guide and architect will lead you on a walk through the historical center of Porto. Here, you will be able to see how the traditional and the contemporary engage in …

Museu Serralves2

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This morning is dedicated to one of the country’s most dynamic and respected cultural institutions: the Serralves Foundation. The Museu de Serralves, by Siza Vieira, resplendent in a …


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Our third day takes us to Viana do Castelo, one of Portugal’s oldest towns and, today, an architectural Mecca thanks to Siza Vieira’s white concrete Biblioteca and the notable building …

Aveiro University_author_Rui Morais de Sousa

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This morning is dedicated to the campus at the University of Aveiro. Construction began in the 1980s as part of an urban plan proposed by architect Nuno Portas and the site provides …