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THE GUIMARÃES FREE TOUR

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  • Guimaraes
  • Available in English, Spanish
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes

About the Guru

Take is a small local company that wants to show its cities to the world. We have a team of talented and passionate guides who want to show you the nooks and crannies, secrets and stories of our unforgettable city. Come and discover Lisbon, Porto, Braga and Guimarães and all the charms and charisma of Portugal. 2018, 2019 & 2020 Certificates of Excellence by TripAdvisor.

Take is a small local company that wants to show its cities to the world. We have a team of talented and passionate guides who want to show you the nooks and crannies, secrets and stories of our unforgettable city. Come and discover Lisbon, Porto, Braga and Guimarães and all the charms and charisma of Portugal. 2018, 2019 & 2020 Certificates of Excellence by TripAdvisor.

About the Tour

Guimarães is much more than a city, it is the birthplace of Portugal. With more than 1,000 years of history since the extraordinary Countess Mumadona Dias founded a town, Guimarães is today a return to the medieval past of the Iberian Peninsula and the region of Portucalense. We begin the free tour in the Church of Our Lady of Consolação e Santos Passos, the work of the Baroque architect André Soares, where the famous Gualterian Festivals are celebrated in tribute to São Gualter. Afterward, we approach the city walls and begin our journey into the medieval past. We will pass through wide areas full of history and legends such as Largo do Toural and Praça de Santiago, monuments such as Padrão do Salado or Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira. The visit ends on the way to the castle, where there are 3 of the most important monuments of the founding of Portugal: the Guimarães Castle, the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança and the mythical Chapel of San Miguel. Come and get lost in the middle of the Romanesque facades, the medieval squares and the ancient arches. Our guides, experts in history, are full of secrets to share. Unforgettable.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Blue umbrella in front of the church of Nossa Senhora da Consolação and Santos Passos

Tour Schedule

  • English
    Fri, 01 Oct 15:30
  • English
    Sat, 02 Oct 15:30
  • English
    Sun, 03 Oct 15:30

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (33)

Rafael 09/28/2021

Muy buen profesional, Nuno nos hizo la ruta amena , divertida y muy enriquecedora. Aprendimos mucho de la ciudad tanto de su historia como de sus leyendas. Nos recomendó sitios de comer y beber estupendos. Se hace muy corto el recorrido a pesar de estar 2,30 horas. Muy recomendable. Gracias Nuno por compartir tu sabiduría con nosotros. Volveremos sin duda a Guimaraes.

Pilar 09/24/2021

RUTH 09/17/2021

Ricardo 09/06/2021

Gaizka 09/03/2021

4.6(33) Ratings

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

4.6(33) Ratings