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Activities in Guimarães

Guimarães Private Day Trip

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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US$ 381.90
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Discover Portugal with this Guimarães Private Day Trip. You can visit Porto, the Douro region, local wineries or the Peneda-Gerês National Park - enjoy the beautiful northern landscape!

Discover Portugal with this Guimarães Private Day Trip. You can visit Porto, the Douro region, local wineries or the Peneda-Gerês National Park - enjoy the beautiful northern landscape!

Guimarães Private Day Trip

If you're staying in Guimarães and want to enjoy some locations in the surrounding area, don't hesitate in booking one of our private tours. They last between 9 and 10 hours and all of them include hotel pick-up, minibus transport, English speaking guide and lunch. Below, you can see all the details of each:

Porto Day Trip (9 hours)

As we explore the centre you'll see the Cathedral, the Clergy Tower and the San Bento Station, with its 20,000 blue tiles. We'll stop for a traditional lunch at a local restaurant and then cross the Don Luis I Bridge to reach Vila Nova de Gaia. Did you know that this town has the best Port cellars? We'll visit one and have the opportunity to taste the delicious wine. Next, we'll take a boat ride across the six bridges and finish the day sampling some local wines.

  • Timetable: daily at 9 am

Peneda-Geres National Park Day Trip (9 hours)

Once we arrive at Peneda-Gerês National Park, we'll walk among waterfalls and streams to discover Celtic and Roman remains. We'll learn more at the Interpretation Museum and then go on a horse-drawn carriage ride. Next, we'll enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and then head to the San Bento Sanctuary, the second-largest pilgrimage in Portugal! Finally, we'll stop to taste the most popular local products.

  • Timetable: daily at 9 am

Douro Region Day Trip (9.5 hours)

Our first stop in the Douro region will be a local winery where we'll taste a glass of port, and experts will show us the winemaking process. Then, we'll take a ride on a Rabelo boat along the Douro River. Back on the road, we'll go to a winery for a traditional lunch with views of the vineyard. Then, we'll visit another winery where we'll participate in a tasting! 

  • Timetable: daily at 8:30 am

Coimbra & Aveiro Day Trip (10 hours)

On arrival in Coimbra, we'll visit the oldest university in Portugal, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We'll get lost around the faculties while we learn the ins and outs of their history. Then we'll walk through the old part of the city to see some monuments such as the Old Cathedral, the monastery of Santa Cruz. We'll enjoy a regional meal in the city centre.

Afterwards, we'll travel to Aveiro, the 'Portuguese Venice'. This municipality is known for its famous coloured houses and the moliceiros boats that move along its canals. We'll enjoy a 45 minutes ride on this boat.

  • Timetable: daily at 8:30 am

Santiago de Compostela & Valença do Minho Day Trip (10 hours)

This tour will take you to of the most important pilgrimage cities in the world: Santiago de Compostela. Upon arrival, you can visit the Gothic, Romanesque and Baroque place of worship that houses porticoes, chapels and altarpieces of great historical relevance. Don't miss the characteristic botafumeiro.

When we leave, we'll walk through the medieval streets and have a traditional Galician lunch. Then we'll set off to Portugal. Just at the border, we'll stop in the historic town of Valença do Minho for a guided tour of its fort and narrow streets, where we'll try some of the best regional products.

  • Timetable: daily at 8:30 am

Braga & Guimaraes Day Trip (9 hours)

We'll leave in the direction of Braga and, after about a 50-minute drive, we'll arrive at the first visit of the day, a town with more than 2,000 years of history! We'll walk along the Souto shopping avenue and the Garden of Santa Barbara. We'll visit the Cathedral, the oldest temple in the country, and hit the road again to see the emblematic Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte. Afterwards, we'll have lunch in a local restaurant. The menu will consist of a starter, soup, a main course, a drink, dessert and coffee.

With our batteries recharged, we'll head to Guimaraes, the cradle of Portugal! We'll explore its Castle and the Chapel of St. Michael before admiring the façade of the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança.

  • Timetable: daily at 9 am

Vinho Verde Day Trip (8 hours)

In this tour dedicated to Vinho Verde, we'll learn about the techniques, secrets and traditions of the production of this exclusive wine, renowned both on a national and international level. We'll start by discovering the preserved citadel inside the 17th-century fortress of Valença do Minho. The centuries-old rural and green roads will take us to the heart of the sub-region of Monção & Melgaço, the birthplace of the famous Alvarinho grape variety, where we'll stop to discover the secrets of the Vinho Verde wine production.

Afterwards, we'll enjoy a delicious lunch, harmonised with local products and demarcated wines. After this experience, the rural and traditional landscapes of the "Green Region" will lead us to discover the typical villages of the oldest Portuguese wine region and the historical legacy found here. This will be followed by a second tasting of Vinho Verde from the different varieties of this sub-region, paired with regional products.

  • Timetable: daily at 8:30 am

Barcelos, Lima Bridge & Viana Day Trip (9 hours)

We'll start discovering the historic centre of Barcelos, with its 14th-century bridge and the legend of the Portuguese ex-libris: the Galo de Barcelos. We'll taste the typical sweets and learn more about the local recipes. The green landscapes that house the vines of the exclusive Vinho Verde variety will take us to the village of Ponte de Lima, the oldest town in Portugal whose medieval historic centre will take us back in time. There we'll have a delicious regional lunch, accompanied by exclusive regional wines.

Next, we'll visit the magnificent and historic Viana do Castelo, home to the beautiful and captivating sanctuary of Santa Luzia. Here, we'll also sip on a delicious cocktail, the perfect way to round off the trip!

Timetable: daily at 9 am

Advantages of a private tour

By booking a private tour, you'll receive a much more personalised service. In addition, you can take the tour any day of the week, modify the itinerary to your liking and, if you're a large group, you'll save money!

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Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Porto Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 381.90
US$ 513.70
US$ 553.20
US$ 691.50
US$ 948.30
Peneda-Geres National Park Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 381.90
US$ 513.70
US$ 553.20
US$ 691.50
US$ 948.30
Douro Region Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 381.90
US$ 513.70
US$ 553.20
US$ 691.50
US$ 948.30
Coimbra & Aveiro Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 381.90
US$ 513.70
US$ 553.20
US$ 691.50
US$ 948.30
Santiago de Compostela & Valença & Minho Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 381.90
US$ 513.70
US$ 553.20
US$ 691.50
US$ 948.30
Braga & Guimaraes Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 381.90
US$ 513.70
US$ 553.20
US$ 691.50
US$ 948.30
Vinho Verde Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 381.90
US$ 513.70
US$ 553.20
US$ 691.50
US$ 948.30
Barcelos, Lima Bridge & Viana Day Trip
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 8 people
US$ 381.90
US$ 513.70
US$ 553.20
US$ 691.50
US$ 948.30

Porto Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 381.90
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 513.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 553.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 691.50
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 948.30

Peneda-Geres National Park Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 381.90
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 513.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 553.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 691.50
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 948.30

Douro Region Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 381.90
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 513.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 553.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 691.50
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 948.30

Coimbra & Aveiro Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 381.90
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 513.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 553.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 691.50
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 948.30

Santiago de Compostela & Valença & Minho Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 381.90
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 513.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 553.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 691.50
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 948.30

Braga & Guimaraes Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 381.90
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 513.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 553.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 691.50
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 948.30

Vinho Verde Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 381.90
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 513.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 553.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 691.50
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 948.30

Barcelos, Lima Bridge & Viana Day Trip

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 381.90
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 513.70
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 553.20
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 691.50
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 948.30

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

9 hours - 10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Hotel pickup and drop off

Transport by bus or minibus

English speaking guide

Lunch

Private tour, exclusive for you and your group

When to book?

You can book up until the previous day (8:30 am) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Are there any discounts for children?

    A - Children under 3 years old are free of charge, but you'll need to state how many children of that age will be in the group when booking.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us .

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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