Undoubtedly, a trip to Guimarães is THE EXCURSION to do from Porto. The Tour of Guimarães has everything to surprise and please every traveller. If you like calm and beautiful villages, castles and delicious cod, this is your tour.
It only will take one day for Guimarães to captivate you. We will go along the edge of the medieval wall which still stands in a town that is a World Heritage Site. We will get through its arches and porticoed streets and lose ourselves among 13th century towers and palazzos once owned by noble families who inhabited the town long time ago. Its crystallised galleries, a result of the colonial wealth, will take us to the most beautiful plazas in Portugal, where the display of power showed by the nobility and the Church blend in unique harmony. As if this were not enough, after stopping to taste Portugal’s finest delicacies, we will visit the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza, who were a powerful and wealthy family in Porto. We will also stroll on the walls and towers of the Castle of Guimarães and visit its tower of homage.
Visiting Guimarães in one day with 1·2·Tours is the best option to know Portugal’s birthplace in both a meticulous and entertaining way. Join the many who have enjoyed this trip from Porto. The Tour of Guimarães is awaiting you!