32 days in Guimaraes Itinerary

32 days in Guimaraes Itinerary

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Guimaraes ©
The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Let the collections at O Navio Gil Eannes and Complexo Mineiro Romano de Tresminas capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Centro Historico de Guimaraes and Santuario de Santa Luzia. Get out of town with these interesting Guimaraes side-trips: Faia Brava Reserve (in Castelo Rodrigo), Lamego (O Arquivo - Museu Diocesano de Lamego, Museu de Lamego, & more) and Casa de Tormes - Museu Queirosiano (in Santa Cruz do Douro). Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Peneda-Geres National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cabril Eco Rural, see the interesting displays at Museu das Curiosidades, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Abadia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bom Jesus do Monte.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Guimaraes trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport. January in Guimaraes sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guimaraes

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Braga, Barcelos, Lamego, Viana do Castelo, Ponte de Lima
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Largo da Oliveira ©
Largo da Oliveira
Guimaraes Castle ©
Guimaraes Castle
Santuario de Santa Luzia ©
Santuario de Santa Luzia