Matosinhos Seafood Tour

A private Matosinhos seafood tour that’ll redefine 'catch of the day'

matosinhos seafood tour

Porto’s neighboring city, Matosinhos, is by definition a maritime town. Bordered by the wild waters of the Atlantic ocean, it is home to a colossal port (Porto de Leixões), a magnificent cruise terminal (Terminal de Leixões), some of the nation’s finest artisanal fish canneries, and the region’s busiest fish market (Lota de Matosinhos). This background could only make Matosinhos the perfect place to savor the delicacies of the sea.

In this private Matosinhos seafood tour, we will start by discovering the craftsmanship behind the famed Portuguese canned fish, in the unique setting of an artisanal fish cannery. Not only you’ll be able to witness the factory at work, but afterward, you’ll also get to taste premium canned fish in loco. Next, we’ll enter the lively Matosinhos market, where you’ll be astounded by the pelagic wonders of the fishmonger’s stalls. After a stroll into the backstreets, we’ll emerge in close proximity to the fish auction market. Here, the streets are packed with restaurants that line their barbecue grills at the door, and the aroma of sizzling fish fills the air. It is precisely the location where we’ll experience local specialties in the form of freshly cooked fish and seafood. And in good Portuguese tradition, these will be paired with excellent regional wines. To end the seafood feast in grand fashion, we will relish with some traditional sweets at a popular bakery.

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Culinary Experience of the Year - North of Portugal





How long

4 hours


Tuesday to Saturday




A variety of fish, seafood, wine and other drinks.

Group size

2 to 10 people. For larger groups, please contact us.


Expert food guide, food and beverages.

Family friendly

This activity can be adapted to families with children.

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Must I book the tour in advance?

Yes. In order to guarantee the our availability, we ask you to book the tour with a minimum of 3 days in advance. If you book in shorter notice than 3 days, we may not be able to accommodate your request, however, do not refrain from contacting us.

Is this tour private?

Yes. Our tours are private and only include you and your guests.

What languages may be spoken?

Tours are provided in English or Portuguese.

Can you accommodate dietary restrictions?

Please indicate all dietary restrictions in the form, including allergies.
Our tours are not suited for vegans. Vegetarian options may be accommodated into the tour. Dairy-free options may be provided upon request; we cannot assure a gluten-free experience due to the possibility of cross-contamination.

What is the price of the Matosinhos Seafood Tour?

Please ask us for a quote. Prices vary according to customizations, number of guests, and available guides.

May I cancel / be refunded?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, guests may cancel their experience up to 72 hours free of charge. If not, the tour may be rescheduled to another date, whenever possible, or we may issue a voucher you may redeem during the following year.

May I postpone the tour?

A tour may be postponed only once, with a minimum notice of 2 days. The possibility of postponing is dependent on availability.

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We are not responsible for situations caused by Third Party services that occur before, during, or after the experience.


All prices are exclusive of VAT (when applicable).


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