Join us for an unforgettable journey through the rambling streets of Porto,

the enchanting landscapes of Douro Valley or Aveiro’s abundant coastlines.

Discover Portugal With Us!

Pictury’s Photo Tours are Private

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Pictury Photo Tours

Porto 1/2 Day Photo Tour

Discover Porto Best Kept Photo Secrets. Special Price until for families and small groups until 6 persons.
Half Day

Porto 1 Day Photo Tour

A day filled of enchantment, charms and secrets that Porto has kept for you. Special Prices from 2 up 6 persons.
1 day

Douro Valley 1 Day Photo Tour

1 Day Photo Tour to the epic Douro Valley region in a private car with departure and arrival in Porto
1 day
Peneda-Gerês National Park

Tailor Made Photo Tour

Days filled of enchantment and charms in on the most stunning places in Portugal. Contact us for the best experiencies.
1 day
Pictury Photo Tours is Greater Porto’s leading photo tour provider specializing in immersive, small-group and private tours for photographers of all skill levels. We offer half-day, full-day, weekend and tailor made photo tours that combine sight-seeing, photography instruction and storytelling. Our tours are for travelers who seek one-of-kind experiences that ignite their passion, feed their curiosity and inspire stunning photos. We showcase the hidden gems and lesser known parts of the Greater Porto region giving guests a distinctly local experience while creating the conditions for great photography. Pictury itineraries are intentionally designed not to feel like a typical tour by allowing enough space for those special moments of serendipity to unfold.

Find Your Inspiration

Our tours are intentionally designed not to feel like tours. We’ll guide you to our favorite
locations but still allow enough space to let serendipity lead the way.

Douro River sunset

Tell Your Story

Each stop is selected for its unique storytelling potential. Our guides use the scenery of the tour to help you refine your craft, find your voice and make your best photos.

Feed Your Curiosity

Pictury takes you off the beaten paths where you’ll uncover the hidden gems and untold stories
of Greater Porto. You’ll gain a more nuanced and authentic understanding of the region and its people, through the lens of a local.

Porto's ribeira
Senhor da Pedra church

Stir Your Soul

More than just a tour provider, our goal is to create the kind of experiences that move people.
From the warm and genuine embrace you’ll feel from our guides to special touches that make moments unforgettable, we aim to be the architects of your next great travel memory.

The Opinion of Those Who Have Experienced

Guests Testimonials

Rachel Garnick


I cannot begin to describe how wonderful this tour with Jose Manuel is! I loved every single minute. Jose is very passionate about photography, his beautiful city Porto, and is an incredible guide. It’s a great opportunity to see this magnificent place through his eyes. The views are stunning and many postcard moments! Highly highly recommend this tour.

Bob Cooper

Pictury Porto Photo Tour

Jose was a fantastic guide and tour leader. He is a pleasure to spend time with. Helped a lot with composition and other settings. I contacted him the day before to ask about catching sunrise and he had no problem adjusting the schedule for me. Picked me up early and we went to a great spot near the hotel. I spent two days with him and enjoyed it all.

Ineke Willeboordse


I spent two afternoons with José.
José’s love and passion for his city is contagious, its is a total delight to see Porto with him, whether you are old, young, a photographer or not, he is so dedicated to what he does that everybody will have a great time with him. Please do yourself a favor, book a tour with José and see magic unfold.

Already a professional? Pictury Photo Tours has developed and led photo tours for some of the world’s most recognized photographers and their crews. Our guides understand how to create the conditions for extraordinary visual storytelling allowing your best work to emerge. Tell us more about the story you want to tell and we’ll design a custom experience especially for you.
What They Say About Pictury


Award-Winning Photographer, Writer, Public Speaker, Artist

Trey Ratcliff


“I had the distinct pleasure of visiting José in his hometown of Porto. He knows his town inside and out, and, he knows it as a photographer” video

Nomad Photo Expeditions Founder & Tour Leader Award-Winning Photographer

Harry Fisch


“I can only recommend  Pictury Photo Tours in Portugal to any passionate photographer who wants to be in the right spot at the right time.”

Award-Winning National Geographic / Time Magazine Photographer

John Stanmeyer


“Having working and know José, his passion and love for storytelling, his workshops are not to be missed, expanding each photographer in purposeful ways.”

About Our Founder and Tour Leader

José Manuel lives and breathes Porto, the city where he was born in 1960. He has traveled up and down Portugal both by car and on a motorbike since 1980, always with his camera in his bag. He is not only a deep connoisseur of his country, but also a skillful storyteller. Photographer since 1987 when he had his first Canon EOS 650, is recognized for the beauty of the landscapes he captures and for the originality of his urban photos.

He photographed in Portugal with renowned international and national photographers. He participated in several exhibitions in Portugal and abroad and saw some of his works awarded and published in book.

Leader of the photo tours Hit The Streets Porto at Valérie Jardin, and Scott’s Kelby WorldWide Photowalk Porto Can’t Miss It.


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