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From Porto: Full-Day Trip of Minho Region

4.6 / 5

5 reviews

From Porto: Full-Day Trip of Minho Region

From $99.41 per person

Experience the towns where the history and religion of Portugal were born on this Full-Day tour from Porto. Admire picturesque landscapes and coastlines, and enjoy lunch in a typical Portuguese restaurant.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience some of Portugal's oldest cities and richest history in this full-day tour
  • See the historical center of Guimarães, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Take in the city of Braga, and its impressive cathedrals and architecture
  • Enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch
Full description
Discover a different chapter of Portugal’s fascinating history on this full-day tour through the Minho region, a short drive north from Porto. Join us for this unique trip, arriving first at Guimarães, a city often seen as the birthplace of Portuguese nationality. Settled in the 9th century, this picturesque city is home to a walled historic center, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From there we will carry on to the largest city in the Minho region, Braga. The oldest city in Portugal, and one of the oldest in Europe, Braga boasts several beautiful churches, in particular the Braga Cathedral. Enjoy a stop for a traditional lunch in Braga, surrounded by an impressive blend of medieval, neo-classical and baroque architecture. From there we will take the short trip back to Porto, arriving in the evening.
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Lunch with panoramic view
  • Transfers
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

352 Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, Porto.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Tours are subject to cancellation due to technical reasons, weather conditions, or maintenance.
  • Tour does not operate on 25th December and 1st January.
  • Tour on Request. Tour must have at least 2 people to operate.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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The drive out of Porto and into the northern region of Minho gives insights into the culture, development and religious system of Portugal. are worthwhile destinations worth discovering.

March 5, 2020

informative and competent led by a dedicated tour guide

The tour guide picked us up at our hotel in Porto and drove the individual stages of the trip in a small, international group. She provided competent information about the country and its people, as well as about the destinations. Overall, highly recommended.

February 18, 2015

Very interesting

Excellent tour guide (Susana Cruz), pleasant trip, best care. Criticism: According to the program, the tour should also go to Barcelos, according to the tour guide, this tour is no longer intended for this tour, too bad! Barceloss should therefore be removed from the program.

June 3, 2013

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