5 days in Guimaraes Itinerary

5 days in Guimaraes Itinerary

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Guimaraes — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Quinta do Seixo - Sandeman and Serra Penha. Explore Guimaraes' surroundings by going to Palacio do Raio (in Braga) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Pinhao). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Arco da Porta Nova, don't miss a visit to Praca de S. Tiago, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Consolacao e Santos Passos, and admire the masterpieces at Alberto Sampaio Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Guimaraes tour planner.

Porto to Guimaraes is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Guimaraes are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.
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