Guimarães Medieval Tour

Guimarães has one of the best preserved medieval centers of Portugal, where time seems to have really given way and magically stopped.

Guimarães, whose Historic Center is classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is a historical city of medieval origin and has its origin in the tenth century, known as “Cradle of the Nation” or “Cradle City”, for its crucial role in the formation of Portugal, and here the first Portuguese King was born.

Come to know more than the history and monuments of Guimarães. Come and visit the suburbs of the city, with its traditions, historical and cultural heritage, local gastronomy and its nature with cable car trip.

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• Full day tour (10h)
• Pick-up & drop-off
• Entrance to monuments
• UNESCO Heritage site
• Ride by cable car to Penha mountain
• Local gastronomy
• Photos / Video
• Small groups



kings, battles, history & traditions

Embark on a journey of discovery, visiting one of the most charming and historical cities of Portugal. The Minho region marks its way; admire the perfect scenery and learn the history of the cities that are along its banks.

After you’re picked up from your hotel, Sit back and take in the breathtaking countryside that surrounds you. Head toward to the famous and picturesque town of Guimarães, considered the Cradle of Nationality, where the first king of Portugal was born. Visit the 10th-century castle and the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança, wandering through the maze-like medieval lanes of the town’s historic center—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk to the Largo da Oliveira, a plaza that’s home to a centuries-old olive tree, and stroll along the Rua de Santa Maria past typical Portuguese homes
For lunch, taste the typical gastronomy of the Minho region with its delicacies and the famous green wine in a typical Portuguese restaurant.

Besides its historical center, Guimarães has much more history. Come visit the Citania of Briteiros whose archaeological ruins are an extraordinary proof of the existence of an important primitive village, of pre-Roman origin.
To finish the day, nothing better than the fantastic view over the city, from Penha  mountain with cable car ride.

Guimarães Tour Includes:                                                               Does not include:
• Full day tour (10h)                                                                            • Personal expenses
• Pick up / Drop off at your hotel or accommodation                           • Tips
• Transport in a 4×4 vehicle                                                                 • Any kind of worries
• Small hikes in natural / rural environment and in the city.
• Visit of several monuments (up to 5 monuments)
• Ride by cable car to Penha Mountain
• Traditional local food & drinks for lunch
• Local guide
• Insurance
• Photos and/or Videos
• Special car seat for children (Group 1/2/3)



In order to enjoy in the best shape your day, you must bring:

• Comfortable clothing and shoes adapted to the weather conditions
• Sunglasses and sunscreen
• Bottled water and snacks

Group size:
Min. 2 adults

max. 6 people

Pick up & Drop off:
Porto, Braga, Guimarães, Esposende, Barcelos.
Other locations? Please ask us!

up to 2 people – 90€/pax
3 to 6 people – 80€/pax
children (up to 10yo) – 45€/pax

Shared Tours!
Would like to have a Private Tour? Ask us for a quote.

Is your hotel or accommodation in a different location than the ones mentioned?
We can also pick you up. Ask us! info@trekportugal.pt

Are you alone or your group are more than 6 people?
Don’t worry! We will have the best solution for you.
Ask us! info@trekportugal.pt or (+351) 919 581 304

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