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Guimarães: Treasure in the North

By 17 July, 2019 No Comments
 

Get to know the city of Guimarães, whose roots date back to the 10th century. With more than 2000 years of history, it is one of the most beautiful treasures in the country.

Belonging to the district of Braga, Guimarães is a great destination for a day trip outside Porto city.

Birth place of the first king of Portugal, Afonso Henriques, Guimarães holds the title of Cradle of Nationality.

Its historical center is already considered World Heritage by UNESCO, for its beauty and associated history. The majestic monuments that make part of it are in an admirable state of conservation and appreciation.

Considered one of the cleanest and best preserved cities in Portugal, and considering its medieval character, it deserves more than a simple visit.

 

 

Rely on our expert guides and go out on an adventure through the place where the nobility have set up their noble dwellings, where you can observe beautiful arches and granite porches, unique palaces, the majestic gothic church of Nossa Senhora da Oliveira, and understand the reasons that lead so many people to visit this idyllic place.

We will be happy to delight your palate with a traditional meal in one of the typical restaurants of the city providing you with a true gastronomic experience.

Don’t leave on aside one of the most beautiful cities in the north of Portugal.