Best Things To Do in Guimaraes, Portugal

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Guimaraes.

Guimaraes may not be as popular as other cities in Portugal, but don’t let that fool you. Guimaraes is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Coimbra or Ourense. You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Guimaraes.

If you have plans to visit Portugal and are not sure if Guimaraes should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Guimaraes and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Guimaraes

Here is the list of things to do in Guimaraes and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Camara Municipal De Guimaraes  Image
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    Address: Largo Cónego José Maria Gomes, 4804-534 Guimarães, Portugal

    The Camara Municipal De Guimaraes stands on the former site of the Santa Clara Convent and dates back to 16th century. The building has gone through various renovations, expansions and restorations to reach its current stature. The first thing that will catch your eyes is the decorated facade divided into three sections along with the niche of t...Read more
  2. Teleferico De Guimaraes

    4.3 (108 Votes)
    Teleferico De Guimaraes

    Cable Car

    Address: Rua Cônsul Aristides Sousa Mendes 37, 4810-025 Guimarães, Portugal

    The Teleferico De Guimaraes is a popular tourist attraction in Portugal offering cable car facility, campsites and sightseeing in the mountain of Penha. This is the only cable-car facility at the north of Douro River that will take you to a breathtaking trip to Penha. You will be offered the surreal views of the region, the sea and the natural ...Read more
  3. Museu De Alberto Sampaio

    4.4 (46 Votes)
    Rua Alfredo Guimaraes
    Museum
  4. Citania De Briteiros

    4.4 (12 Votes)
    Estrada Nacional 153
    Museum
  5. Guimaraes Castle

    4.5 (82 Votes)
    R. Conde Dom Henrique, 4800 Guimarães, Portugal
  6. Igreja De Sao Francisco

    4.7 (66 Votes)
    Largo de São Francisco
  7. Church
  8. Guimaraes

    3.9 (18 Votes)
    4810-534 Guimaraes, Portugal