Guimarães Free Tour
Discover the Origin of Portugal
If you’re looking for the best of Guimarães in one day, our Guimarães Free Tour is definitely the best tour for you. This free tour is a great intro to this surprising city and you’ll get to see Guimarães’ historical center most important sites in one single tour. Take Guimarães free walking tour will take you through 3.000 years of history showing you the unmissable Guimarães and offering you dozens of local tips and plenty of things to do in Guimarães.
We’ll start our free tour in front of the church of Nossa Senhora da Consolação e Santos Passos, known locally as the church of São Gualter, the Franciscan monk that came to Portugal in 1217 and lived and died in this charismatic city. Did you know that there is a battle fought with flowers in Guimarães? It is one of the Festas Gualterianas’ main attractions held every year in August; the festivities celebrate saint Gualter’s life. Your guide will take you through the streets outside the walls to visit very special places like the Sã...
Dukes of Bragança Palace
São Miguel do Castelo Church
Santa Maria Street
Nossa Senhora da Oliveira Church
Padrão do Salado
Largo do Toural
Santos Passos Church
Santo António dos Capuchos Museum and Convent
São Francisco Church
... and much more!
GROUPS OF 8 OR MORE ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED. IN THIS CASE, WE REQUIRE A PREPAYMENT OF 10€ PER ADULT AND 5€ PER YOUNGSTER UNDER 18. CHILDREN UNDER 14 ARE FREE OF CHARGE.
This principle results from the need to protect and value the level of quality and dedication we demand of our Take Guimarães local guides.
WHAT IS A FREE TOUR?
Free Tour is a relatively recent concept and advocates the democratization of access to this type of touristic experience. We want to enable everyone to get to know our city regardless of their budget.
Many people question how can a tour be free? The tour is free because there is no prearranged price, each participant will define the amount they consider appropriate according to their level of satisfaction and personal budget.
Our guides receive no salary of any kind other than what they receive from the guests who decide to join our Guimarães Free Tours. As they only work for gratuities the trend is that Free Tours are significantly better than conventional paid tours. The guide will put all his energy, commitment and knowledge into each tour.
Now that you know the theoretical explanation of the concept it's time to join one of our Guimarães Free Tours and prove in practice that this is one of the best and richest ways to get to (really!) know a city.
HOW LONG DOES THE FREE TOUR TAKE?
The Free Tour lasts around 2h30.
IN WHAT LANGUAGE IS THE FREE TOUR?
The tour is exclusively in Spanish.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FREE TOUR?
The tour includes a local Spanish speaking guide expert in our history and ready to give you great tips to make your stay in Guimarães unforgettable.
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED IN THE FREE TOUR?
The tour does not include transportation, entrance to monuments or meals.
HOW DO I BOOK THE FREE TOUR?
To book the Free Tour, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
You can book your Free Tour by clicking the Book Now button on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately. If you have any difficulties please contact us by email, phone or Whatsapp: | +351 914 059 080
IS BOOKING MANDATORY? WHEN SHOULD I BOOK?
Booking is mandatory and highly recommended.
Especially during public holidays and festivities, at such dates you should book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.
HOW DO I GET MY TICKET?
Once you book the Free Tour a Booking Confimation is sent by email. If you do not receive the confirmation email check your spam or contact us.
You do not need to print the voucher, you can present it to our team on your phone/tablet at the beginning of the Free Tour.
IS THE FREE TOUR ACCESSIBLE?
No. This Free Tour is not recommended for people with reduced mobility.