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From Porto: Half-Day Small Group Guimarães Tour

Product ID: 79740
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Travel to the medieval city of Guimarães, which is considered the "Cradle of Portugal." Here, you will walk through the streets of its historic district and visit the main attractions and monuments of the city like the Palace of the Dukes and Guimarães.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese

Pick-up service

Pickup from your accommodation in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through the streets of the historic district in Guimarães
  • See the verdant Minho countryside to the north of Porto
  • Explore a medieval city with origins back to the 10th Century, when Countess Mumadona Dias founded a monastery
Full description
Walk through the streets of the historic district in Guimarães and visit the main attractions and monuments of the city such as Palace of the Dukes, the Guimarães Castle, S. Miguel Chapel and the historic center of Guimarães. 

Guimarães lies in the verdant Minho countryside to the north of Porto. Although essentially a medieval city, its origins go back to the 10th Century, when Countess Mumadona Dias founded a monastery that became the center of a new settlement. 

To help its defence, she ordered a castle to be built on the nearby hill, thereby creating a second development. A narrow avenue called the Rua de Santa Maria linked these two villages and still exists today.
Includes
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on-board
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch

When you get there

Know before you go
• Choice of morning or afternoon departure
• Family-friendly