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All About Portugal | January 25, 2021

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Guimarães is the birthplace of Portugal. It was from here that the first Portuguese king, Afonso Henriques, initiated his struggle to build a nation.
Guimarães is one of the charming towns you will ever visit thanks to its imposing monuments and the medieval ambience that still embraces it. Although being a lively place, Guimarães keeps a special charm of ancient times.

Guimaraes Ducal Palace, Northern Portugal

April 29, 2012 | | One Comment

Guimaraes Ducal Palace is part of an impressive Heritage set that integrates Guimaraes Castle, São Miguel Chuch and Afonso Henriques statue.

Guimaraes Ducal Palace of Bragança is part of an impressive Heritage set that also integrates Guimaraes Castle, the Church of … Read More

Guimaraes castle, a symbol of Portugal

April 10, 2012 | | 2 Comments

Considered the monument symbol of the birth of Portugal, a visit to Guimaraes castle is commendatory to all wishing to understand my country

Guimaraes castle is a commendatory visiting place for all who wish to dive in the Portuguese origins … Read More

A weekend in Guimaraes, Northern Portugal

April 8, 2012 |

To spend a weekend in Guimaraes is a marvellous choice as the city offers all visitors culture, history, nature and a magnificent gastronomy.

“It is funny how I am feeling like a medieval peasant, like the ones we see at … Read More

Hotels in Guimarães, Portugal

March 18, 2012 |

There are several hotels in Guimarães that meet all the demands required even by the most demanding visitor. Here are a few good examples.

Even though Guimarães isn’t part of the top tourist destinations in Portugal it surely is worthy … Read More

Guimaraes, the birthplace of Portugal

November 9, 2011 |

Guimaraes is considered Portugal’s birthplace as it was here that took place the battle of São Mamede, crucial for the founding of Portugal.

Visiting Guimaraes smeans diving in the foundation of Portugal and finding a unique historical center, which importance … Read More