Alto-Minho Tour

85,00€ Tour scheduled for this specific schedule

Alto Minho is a region full of legends and live traditions, considered the heart of the traditional Portugal. Come with us and see the folklore costumes and the traditional music, tasting the typical delicacies surrounded by the landscapes dressed in green.

We start the day on the oldest and most typical Portuguese town, in Minho region – Ponte de Lima (officialised as a town in 1125) – and its amazing medieval town, the roman-medieval bridge that crosses the Lima River.

Then, we continue towards a magnificent 18th century’s Estate, where you’ll visit a Vinho Verde (Green Wine) producer and have a tasting of that unique wine.

The tour directs then to the capital of Alto Minho – Viana do Castelo – the “bourgeois” city from which sailors and merchants, throughout the centuries, have sailed to the four corners of the world.

It’s in this context you will discover baroque churches, full of gilded woodcarvings and typical Portuguese tiles (azulejos) enriching of beauty, the streets where time has stopped.

After having lunch in a local restaurant, you’ll be driven across the region’s panoramic up to the Shrine of Santa Luzia then across the Arga Mountain, ending in the estuary of the Minho River, borderline between Portugal and Spain.

Going upstream, you’ll discover an advanced Fortress – city from the 17th century – Valença do Minho – symbol of the independence of Portugal.

You will then stroll within its walls and picturesque medieval streets where there’s a lively street traditional market, especially with our friendly neighbours from Galiza, Spain – “los Gallegos”.

In the end of such a full day, you’ll return safe and comfortable, with the thought of reliving this experience again later!

Contacts & Details

Your Tours

Sunday:

9:00 – 18:00

Monday:

9:00 – 18:00

Tuesday:

9:00 – 18:00

Wednesday:

9:00 – 18:00

Thursday:

9:00 – 18:00

Friday:

9:00 – 18:00

Saturday:

9:00 – 18:00