We leave the city of Porto in the morning toward to the city of Guimarães considered the birthplace of Portugal, Guimarães offers us a magnificent historic centre classified World Heritage by UNESCO (2001), we will know the corners of the European capital city of the 2012 Culture, where you can appreciate the evolution a city of medieval origin that retains its authenticity today. Here, you will visit Guimarães Castle, the birthplace of Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal.
Continue the tour to the charming town of Amarante which is rich in historical and cultural heritage, crossed by the river Tâmega and surrounded by mountains this beautiful city proudly displays their homes seventeenth century whose colored wood balconies adorn the narrow streets .
After lunch visit the 16th century Monastery of São Goncalo, as well as the lovely Roman Bridge.
Your next stop will be to a world renowned ‘vinho verde’ vineyard and wine estate to learn more about this special grape and the production of the wine, finishing with a tasting of the sparkly nectar paired with some local cheese! There will be some free time to enjoy the beautiful gardens and specialties of the estate.
The tour is done exclusively in one language most of the time, but can sometimes be done in two languages.
Available daily in Portuguese, English, Spanish or French.
– Guiding service
– Transportation in a Private Luxury car or van, with air-conditioned and free Wi-Fi
– All insurance required by the Tourism of Portugal
– Bottled water.
40 € – For lunch and any personal expenses.
Lunch and any personal expenses (bottles of wine, drinks, souvenirs, snacks).
PICK UP AND DROP OFF LOCAL
Pick up and Drop off at hotels in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia City Center
Pick ups at a different location requires a previously confirmation .
Daily: 09h00 am – 05h00 pm