Downtown Portland: Coastal Vibe, Old Mansions, and History at Every Corner

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3 miles
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Duration 2h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Make the most of your visit to the one-of-a-kind port city guided by this in-app audio tour
  • Learn the city's rich history while strolling along its cobblestone streets and old brick mansions
  • Feel the atmosphere of the Old Port with its fishing piers, harbours and delicious seafood
  • Marvel at the historic gothic cathedral and climb the observatory tower to get the best coastal view
  • Hear about the most iconic sites of Portland, including its lighthouses, nature trails and eateries
Welcome to Portland, Maine, a seaside city known for its architecture, marine industry, art, and bustling vibes. This in-app audio tour will walk you through the memorable sights of Portland, letting you explore the area at your own pace. The tour will start at the City Hall, where you will learn the rich history of Portland. You will then walk along the city's thoroughfare, Congress Street, and see iconic sites such as Monument Square, the Wadsworth-Longfellow House, and the Museum of Art. After that, the tour will take you to the architectural jewel of the city, Victoria Mansion, known for its sophisticated Italianate design. You will continue to the Old Port, a bustling coastal district with rich history and enchanting ambiance. Here, you will come upon hundreds of antique boutiques, art galleries, cozy buildings, and fine dining restaurants serving the best seafood in the country. Returning to Congress Street, you will marvel at the impressive gothic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and get a chance to climb the Portland Observatory for 360-degree panoramic sightseeing. The tour ends at the Eastern Promenade, offering fantastic ocean views and even more historical spots adding them to your blend of memories from Portland.

What's included

  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on WeGoTrip app
  • Live GPS map on your smartphone, route from stop to stop
  • Recommendations on restaurants, activities, places to visit and souvenirs
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Earphones not included — bring your own
  • Entrance tickets to the recommended museums
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Portland City Hall
Congress Street, 389
Eastern Promenade
Eastern Promenade
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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2 ratings & review

August 2023
Excellent option to explore the sites of interest at your own pace.
August 2023
Excelente tour

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