Are you curious about the place where Portugal was born? Then come on this guided tour of Guimarães and discover the city highlights.
Guimarães is the birthplace of Portugal and is located in the north of the country. It was here that D. Afonso Henriques (the first king of Portugal) founded the nation, becoming a symbol of the city. The historic centre of Guimarães is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001.
The tour will start at Largo do Toural, a central square in Guimarães. There you will see the iconic "Aqui Nasceu Portugal", inscribed on a walled wall. Then you will head to the picturesque area of Couros, where you will find narrow streets and typical houses. You will continue to Oliveira, a place which concentrates restaurants and bars for all tastes, as well as traditional shops and museums. The visit will end at Guimarães Castle, the city's main monument and tourist attraction.
Planned by local and experienced guides, this tour includes the most important places in Guimarães and will be a memorable experience.