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Day Trip to Guimaraes from Porto

Enjoy a day trip to Guimaraes from Porto and see for yourself why this beautiful place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site! Explore major sites such as the ancient Castle of Guimarães, the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza, the Nossa Senhora de Oliveira Church and the Alameda gardens. Your local expert guide will show you one of Portugal's must-see cities and will explain why this place is often referred to as the 'birthplace of the Portuguese nationality'.

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6 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Entrance to the Castle of Guimarães
    • Entrance to the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation
    • Food
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Torre dos Clerigos, Rua Sao Filipe Neri, Porto 4050-546 Portugal

    Meet your guide at the statue of Bishop António Ferreira Gomes, opposite the Clérigos Tower. Your guide will be wearing a red t-shirt and carrying a red umbrella.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Historico de Guimaraes, Guimaraes Portugal

    As you arrive at Guimaraes, you’ll enjoy the stunning views of an aesthetic and charming historic city centre, dotted with national monuments and historic buildings. Your tour guide will show you what makes this place a UNESCO Cultural Heritage site.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira, Largo da Oliveira s/n Centro Histórico, Guimaraes 4800-438 Portugal

    See the Nossa Senhora de Oliveira Church, classified as a National Monument. Learn about its construction in the 12th century and explore its Gothic architecture.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Aqui Nasceu Portugal, R. do Anjo 15, 4810-225 Guimarães, Portugal

    Hear about the history of Guimaraes in the "Aqui nasceu Portugal" (Portugal was born here) wall. Your tour guide will share insightful information about the city’s history, from its settlement in the 9th century, to what it is nowadays.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Largo do Toural, Circular Urbana de Guimaraes, Guimaraes 4810-561 Portugal

    Explore the Largo do Toural square, while your tour guide explains why this city is often referred to as the "birthplace of the Portuguese nationality’.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Guimarães Castle, R. Conde Dom Henrique, 4800 Guimarães, Portugal

    See the stunning former Convent of St. Clare of Guimarães, built back in 1548. Learn about the history behind this baroque building, which used to be one of the richest monasteries in Guimarães.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Igreja de S. Miguel, R. Conde Dom Henrique 3, 4800 Guimarães, Portugal

    Explore the stunning St. Michael medieval church. Learn why this place is linked to the Guimaraes Castle and to the foundation of Portugal.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Palace of the Dukes of Braganza, R. Conde Dom Henrique 3, 4800-412 Guimarães, Portugal

    After a fascinating walking tour of the top landmarks, you’ll be given tickets to the Guimaraes Castle and the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza to explore them at your own pace.
    Your guide will make sure you know how to get back to Porto on your own so that you don't have any time constraints

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Rua do Dr. Ferreira da Silva 3029, 4050-367 Porto, Portugal
    Departure Time :
    9:45 AM
    Return Detail :
    Guimaraes, Portugal
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Due to narrow footpaths and steep hills, this tour is not wheelchair accessible. We apologise for any inconvenience or disappointment caused
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Children under 4 are welcome on this tour for free. We reserve the right to ask for a valid ID for children joining our tours
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • - Guides will wear masks and gloves when required - Guests are encouraged to bring their own masks - Guests will be required to provide personal details (name, phone number) - Smaller groups to ensure appropriate social distance - Tour group pictures will no longer be taken
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by SANDEMANs NEW - Porto

Activity ID: V-65335P4

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