The Minho region, where the cities of Guimarães and Braga are located, owes its recognition, importance and name to the Minho River, one of the four largest rivers in Portugal.
We will take you to know Amarante, Régua, Pinhão & Vila Real located in the Douro Valley. Spend a day dazzling a unique valley and visiting one of the famous farms where Port wine is produced.
Located in the district of Viseu, Lamego is today the only diocese that is not a district capital. It was in It’s courts that D. Afonso Henriques was supposedly acclaimed as the first King of Portugal.
Known as the birthplace of the nation, Guimarães is the city where the Portuguese origins are most felt. Founded in the 9th century by Vímara Peres, as Vimaranes, this was one of the most important cities for the independence of the country.
One of the oldest cities of Portugal, Braga goes back to the Roman occupation of the Iberian Peninsula, founded in 16 BC. Today it is known for its abundance of religious buildings, from churches to convents, monasteries and the famous Braga Cathedral, the oldest in the country.
A trip through the most emblematic jewels of the Alto Minho. With stops in Viana Do Castelo, Ponte de Lima and Barcelos from where one of the most iconic symbols of the nation, the “Galo de Barcelos” is original.