Guimaraes Half Day Tour


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Guimaraes Half Day Tour

Highlights / General details
In Guimarães, known for being the birthplace of Portugal and for being able to blend the past and the present in perfect harmony, you will visit the stunning medieval castle and the beautiful City Centre – Unesco World Heritage.

This tours takes you to Guimarães known as the birthplace of Portugal. Nowadays, Guimarães has the unique ability of combining the past with the present in perfect harmony and it holds numerous events every year. In 2012 it was the European Capital of Culture, being now in 2013 the European Capital of Sports.

The tour begins in the Medieval Castle of Guimarães, where the Battle for the creation of the Nation was actually fought between mother and son. Behind the Castle you will visit a small church where it is believed that the first King of Portugal was baptized. The visit proceeds to the City Centre, which is considered by UNESCO Cultural Heritage of Humanity for the unique morphology. The streets and monuments of Guimarães are so well preserved and vivid that they allow you to easily experience a scene from the past.

This city has a very charm and personality and you will have the opportunity to feel it!

Hotel pick up and drop off at Central Porto and Gaia hotels; Guided tour available in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French; Medieval Castle.

Food and Beverages; Personal expenses and Gratuities.

Hours of operation
Available Daily at 9:00am and 2:00pm. Does not operate on January 1 and December 25.

Approximately 4 hours.

Tour departs from hotel lobby from hotels in Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia (city center).

Cancellation: 2 days prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Van available from 1 to 7 passengers.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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