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Northern Portugal's Minho Region (Full Day Tour - Private)

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Northern Portugal's Minho Region (Full Day Tour - Private)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): Portugal  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 75 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 75 Euro (EUR)

Portugal's most fertile region lies between the Spanish province of Galicia to the north and the Douro Valley to the south. Occupying the country's north western corner, the lush green Minho region takes its name from the river that has always marked Portugal's northern frontier. Braga, its capital, is an ancient Celtic city with more than 300 churches. Outside the city, the Baroque splendor of Bom Jesus do Monte is an important pilgrimage shrine. Further south lies Guimarães, the undisputed birthplace of the country. When Afonso Henriques proclaimed himself the first king of Portugal in 1139, he chose Guimarães as his capital. Between Braga and the Atlantic coast is Barcelos, the ceramics centre of Portugal. The town's large weekly market every Thursday is a major attraction for locals and tourists alike. Further north lies the attractive riverside town of Ponte de Lima, famous for its extensive Roman bridge. The coastal town of Viana do Castelo is also interesting for its winding streets and ancient monuments.

Tour Itinerary:

Porto/ Guimaraes/ Sameiro/ Braga/ Ponte De Lima/ Viana Do Castelo/ Vila Nova De Gaia/ Porto

Your private Chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel or cruise ship port. In Guimaraes visit: the Castle, Bragança Duke Palace and old quarter. Continuing on to Braga where you will visit: Sanctuary of Bom Jesus. Free time for lunch on your own. After Lunch in Ponte De Lima visit the historic old quarter. Then in Viana do Castelo visit the Basilica of Santa Luzia and the old quarter. Return to Porto, but before ending the day we will cross over to Vila Nova de Gaia and visit the Graham's Port wine lodge. Your chauffeur will take you to your Hotel or cruise ship and say the final goodbye.

Notes: Prices above are per person based on 6 people traveling. This tour is available for as little as 2 people. Please inquire for exact prices. When you book your vacation, an agreement is made between you, our company and others who provide services. Upon request we can provide you with our general terms and conditions governing the provision of these holidays. A non-refundable upfront initial deposit of € 200 Euros is due within 7 days of the initial booking request. Final payment is due 45 days before the tour departure. Within 45 day full payment is due upon booking request. All prices, itinerary etc. listed are subject to change without notice.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
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Location: Spain
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2001
Client Request Served: 2942

We are a specialty tour operator based in Galicia, Northwestern Spain, where our founder Sean O'Rourke is dedicated to personally escorting many of our food and wine tour departures to this intriguing corner of Spain. Our services include many types of unique tours and customized travel to Spain and Portugal....

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