We start our day with the pick up at your hotel in the morning and traveling on a comfortable air conditioned minivan we leave ahead to Viana do Castelo.
Dated from the XIII centre has appealing medieval center, lovely beaches and a stunning river. Filled with plenty monuments and noble houses from different periods and times. Capital of Minho Folclore with a huge important handicraft industry. Find more about
Viana's Heart (Coração de Viana)? as It is the main heart-shaped gold medal that the women of the Minho bring in their neck. Explore the symbology of this element and understand its connection to
Viana do Castelo city. We can't miss the Sanctuary of Santa Luzia a gothic building located on a high hill providing astonish views! Climb up the Zimbório (Sanctuary pinnacle) and be amazed by the dazzling 360º view of the region.
We procced to the oldest village in Portugal: Ponte de Lima! With its lengendary medieval bridge built over the Lima River. Explore the medieval curiosities of this place, find a huge heritage along the historical centre with many beautiful gardes, fancy mansions and historical buildings.
Our private tour continues towards Valença do Minho. with its well preserved military Fortress with a thick proctetive wall with more than 5 km of length. This monument built to protect the city from spanish evasion has nowadays a huge heritage and historic value.
After uncover the Minho Region on this full day private tour we are ready to return to Porto. Guide will leave you comfortably at your hotel by the end of the day,