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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: Braga and Guimarães from Porto
"Let´s go back in time discover all history of Portugal. This day will be unforgettable with your private guide and your private driver. Here you will see the Sé Cathedral the Bom Jesus Sanctuary and Sameiro Sanctuary. After Braga we will travel to the medieval city of Guimarães which is considered the ""Cradle of Portugal"". Here we will walk through the streets of its historic district and visit the main attractions and monuments of the city like Palace of the Dukes the Guimarães Castle S. Miguel Chapel and the historic centre of Guimarães. Enjoy a different day and return to your accommodation around 6pm."
From EUR300.00
 
Guimarães Half Day Tour from Porto
"After picking you up in your hotel it's time for a 50 min journey to Guimarães one of the most importante cities in Portugal. Once there you will explore the historic center by visiting the castle and a brief visit to the Romanesque church of St. Miguel where was baptized our first king. A little further down glimpse the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança (optional visit) an imposing building built in the fifteenth century to house the Royal family.But there's still so much more to discover in your way to the historical center in the lower part of town. This charming old town is a maze of narrow winding streets
From EUR50.00

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Pleasant main street

This main street (Avenida Carvalho Araújo), with a garden dividing both lanes, is ideal for a stroll on a sunny afternoon.On both sides of the street you may admire some interesting houses and manor...
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Sep 23, 2004

Location

Vila Real is the capital city of the district (with same name). It is situated about 400 km north of Lisbon, and access by road is very good – mainly highways. It is situated about 90km from Porto,...
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Sep 22, 2004

Douro region

As I mentioned on the previous tip, Vila Real is a great base to explore the Douro region. River Douro and its margins, covered in vineyards are one of the most beautiful landscapes in Portugal. And...
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Sep 22, 2004

The city

Vila Real is a quiet northern district capital. It is situated on the Douro region, which I find one of the most beautiful landscapes in Portugal, apart from those by the coast which undoubtedly are...
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Sep 22, 2004

General Info

Tourism OfficeAvenida Carvalho de Araújo, 945000-657 Vila Real- Tel.: (+351) 259 32 28 19- Fax: (+351) 259 32 84 15- Internet: www.cm-vilareal.pt- E mail: posto.turismo@rtsmarao.pt
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