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Fado in Chiado is a live Fado show – an excellent way to discover culture and the city.Fado is Portuguese and was born in Lisbon. It was adopted by Portuguese culture and is now a symbol of Portugal, with a strong tradition in the historic districts...more
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Avenida Diogo Leite, 344 | Calem Cellars, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The band was very good, the singer was just great and it lasted 15 songs i think, so it’s a good deal. It has a touristic feeling on it, but it was overall a good experience. I guess they could use the chance to sell...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DonCesar
Reviewed 29 October 2018

I was not impressed with this tour, tasting, and fado show. The "tour" was not particularly informative, you can learn more by reading the port wine description in a popular guidebook or on the internet. About all you see on this tour are some big...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank captvic4
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

First the museum is not a museum but a walk within the barrel of Porto. You will get 30 minutes of marketing and advertising for what you can later buy in their shop. The real museum and content was not here. Second the wine tasting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gaet-Pur
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The tour was very interesting if you want to know about port production and we got to taste 2 different ports at the end. The disappointment is you come out through the shop and if you want to buy you have to wait in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LouiseH562
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Really good tour in a portwinery with very good fado singers. We 4 wome enjoyed this very much. Overall you get a tasting of 2 different portwines. A further reservation in internet is helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 47MarleenG
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I went on a couple of winery tours in Porto and liked this one the best. They are set up for visitors, for sure. I really enjoyed the one that came with the Fado—the musicians were very talented, and the wine tasting was excellent. An...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MissAnnieCat
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We went to another port house originally, but due to the bad service there thought we would try Calem instead. Best decision we made! Super friendly service. Our tour guide was very entertaining even though he was losing his voice. After the tour, we sat...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Didar S
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Tour was ok, large group, larger than we had at other caves. Information less than others too. 2 port tastings on dirty tables. No napkins so if your port glass had a drip, it made the table dirtier and wet. I am guessing my glass...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carole K
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Reading some of the previous reviews, I think we were fortunate to visit on a night when there were fewer people there. We had no more than 50 for our tour (which was split into smaller tours) and the Fado. Both guitarists and the male...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Russell S
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We were taken by surprise with the professional manner in which the port cellar tour, tasting and fado show was presented. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from musicpearls | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Saturday, 18h00 - 19h00... Be there at least 15 mins. before it starts! And enjoy - Ana Pinhal is an extraordinary performer! Regards
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