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

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.5 miles
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Duration 1h 30m - 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
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

Hosted by izi.TRAVEL
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Fall in love with Portland with your private self-guided audio tour
  • Take a historical stroll and find the first house made entirely of bricks
  • Look at the Romanesque, Shingle, and Colonial Revival architectural styles
  • Feel yourself in the paradise for foodies and craft beer lovers'
  • Get artistic touch and dive into the spirited atmosphere of the city
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. When you start the tour, you will pass by a few historic landmarks, including Victoria Mansion with a sophisticated Italianate design, and Portland Headlight, an old lighthouse in the picturesque surroundings. Then you will find yourself in the Arts District filled with art exhibits and galleries; there is also the Portland Museum of Art, a great place to get creative and inspired. Proceed to the vibrant downtown — and get lost among hundreds of unique shops, cozy buildings, and fine dining restaurants serving everything you can think of. Afterward, get to the historic center of the city and continue sightseeing. Enjoy the beautiful ambiance of the Portland Public Library with its photographs, manuscripts, printed books, and admire baroque mansions and fantastic ocean views in the charming Old Port neighborhood. The tour will also take you to the Eastern Cemetery, Portland's oldest public burial ground with many mysteries and stories. From there, walk to the Portland Observatory and, if interested, climb up for 360-degree panoramic sightseeing. Finish the tour wandering around the Western and Eastern Promenades — relax and discover even more historical spots adding them to your blend of memories from Portland.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Advice on where to find Maine-made gifts and high-quality books
  • Advice on other things to do while you are in Portland
  • Entrance tickets to museums and attractions — you can visit them on your own
  • Earphones — you should use your own
  • 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
Victoria Mansion
Danforth Street, 109
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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On WeGoTrip since 2019
We are sure that behind each piece of art are untold stories. When we hear such stories - art, cities and their streets will revive and unite us.

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