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Full-Day Tour to Guimarães and Braga from Porto
"Leave the hustle and bustle of Porto for the day for a trip to Guimarães classified by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity site for its historic significance as the place where Portugal was born.Before getting to Guimarães the first stop is to visit the Portuguese Sponge Cake (“Pão-de-Ló”) Factory of Margaride in Felgueiras.In this Factory we can see how this special pastry is done and visit the entire manufacturing process with a tasting of this traditional sweet in the end.We continue our journey to Guimarães and the first stop is to enjoy the city center and to have a free time to explore this part of the city and to have lunch.After lunch the first visit is the Dukes of Bragança Palace
From EUR69.00
 
Private Tour: Guimares and Braga Day Trip from Porto
"Meet your private guide at your Porto hotel then hop inside an air-conditioned minivan and relax on the 45-minute journey to Guimarães. As you travel discover how Guimarães has a charming medieval center as well as an active contemporary culture scene which has continued to thrive since its stint as European Capital of Culture in 2012. On arrival take a journey into the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Guimarães Old Town and explore the labyrinth of tiny squares and narrow streets. See the 10th-century Guimarães Castle the birthplace of the first king of Portugal
From EUR48.00
 
Braga and Guimarães Full Day Private Tour from Porto
"Guimarães has its historic center classified as World Heritage by UNESCO and is one of the best preserved medieval centers in the country. We start this tour in the biggest symbol of the city the Castle of Guimarães the birthplace of D. Afonso Henriques the first king of Portugal and the Chapel of St. Michael where he was baptized. Close to these landmarks you will find the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança
From EUR45.00

More Local Customs in Ponte do Lima

Pastelaria Paradise

The Portuguese surely have a sweet tooth as their pastelarias (or pastries in English) are among the best I've had in my life. The pastelaria paradise is probably found in Ponte de Lima. It's a...
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King_Golo
Jun 01, 2014

International Garden Festival

Every year, Ponte de Lima hosts this event. In 2010, the 6th Festival Internacional de Jardins runs from 28 May to 31 October. This is an initiative by the municipality to promote appreciation and...
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berenices
Aug 19, 2010

Map

Ponte de Lima is in Viana do Castelo district, on North Portugal. Ponte de Lima is about 25km away from Viana do Castelo, so if you are visiting this city and have a car you should go and enjoy this...
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micas_pt
Jan 12, 2004

Azulejos

In Ponte de Lima you have the chance of admiring the beautiful Portuguese azulejos. Azulejos are tiles, and these tiles from long gone years are hand painted, making them unique and most interesting....
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micas_pt
Jan 09, 2004

Feiras Novas

Feiras Novas is a big celebration that occurs every September in Ponte de Lima - it's a mix of catholic and folk celebrations, ... religious processions, music concerts, fireworks, ... Being a major...
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micas_pt
Oct 08, 2003
 
 
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Quinta De Pias, Ponte Do Lima, 4990-620, pt
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Quinta de Pias - Fornelos, Ponte do Lima, 4990-620, Portugal
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Ardegao, Ponte do Lima, Portugal
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Sao Pedro D'Arcos, Ponte do Lima, 4990-530, Portugal
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S. Joao da Ribeira, Ponte do Lima, 4990 388, Portugal
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Things to Do Near Ponte do Lima

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Homem Reservoir

If you decide against going back to Gerês the safe way (N 308 again), there's an option that will make you shiver with excitement: a small road branching off of the bigger one. It doesn't say anywhere...
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Road to Spain

In case you came to Peneda-Gerês without your hiking boots or just for a very short time, this is probably the nicest thing you can do to get a good overview of one part of the national park. Be...
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Espigueiros

An espigueiro is a special kind of granary which is said to be found only in northern Portugal. Most of them can be discovered in or near Peneda-Gerês NP. Placed on stone pillars which are covered...
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Top 5 Ponte do Lima Writers

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"Ponte de Lima"
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Oleg_D.

"Toy medieval city on the river Lima!"
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jorgejuansanchez

"Walking as a pilgrim across Portugal to Santiago"
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berenices

"A riverside haven"
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Martin_S.

"Ponte de Lima, reasons for a visit"
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