Date: 7 October
Meeting point for tour departure and return at the Alfandega congress centre
Enjoy the scenic landscapes of Minho noted for its popular Vinho Verde and visit the historic city of Guimarães and discover its architectural heritage.
Guimarães is the birthplace of Portugal and the city center has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001. Marvel Guimarães Castle, dating from the 10th century, where you’ll learn about the early period of Portugal’s history. Admire this wonderful medieval city, full of unique buildings, streets and squares full of nice cafés and traditional bric-a-brac shops and boutiques.
The visits will be accompanied by a tour guide and the tour includes lunch in a centrally located place. We will also have some free time for shopping and to stroll around in the pedestrian areas in the historic centre.