1 day or ½ day
Ponte de Lima
Do not miss a visit to the oldest village in Portugal – just 5 min from Carmo’s! With a Toys Museum, Terceiros Museum, Military Museum, International Gardens Festival (between May and October), Center for Interpretation and Promotion of Vinho Verde, traditional haberdashery … by the river and the Roman bridge, it’s an unforgettable village!… also THE LAGOONS NATURAL RESERVE, Unique environment in traditional MINHOTO style!
Porto – UNESCO World Heritage Site
Music House, Matosinhos’s beaches, Foz do Douro, Ribeira, wine cellars and wine tasting…, San Francisco’s Church, ‘Ferreira Borges’ market, Porto’s Cathedral and the magnificent views of rooftops on this beautiful city, São Bento Station (included in the 11 most beautiful railway stations of the World) with its historical tiles, City Hall of Porto, Majestic’s coffee shop – which is symbol of Art-Nouveau in Porto, Old Jail of Porto – where one of the most important writers was imprisoned – Camilo Castelo Branco…, and last but not the least, you can do some shopping at “VISTA ALEGRE” among other options.
DOURO VALLEY – UNESCO World Heritage Site
Guimarães and Braga – UNESCO World Heritage Site
Ponte de Lima, Typical Villages (GERÊS) and Monção
Alto Minho – The Human Thanshumance in a landscape of centuries and tradition
The mountain summer settlements (Brandas), above 800 meters, have their origin, for sure, before the founding of the Portuguese Nation. Discover the ancient customs and breath taking landscapes in a unique territory, which results from the human adaptability (shepherds and their families) to the geographical context.
Santiago de Compostela – UNESCO World Heritage Site – and Valença do Minho
Atlantic Beaches, Caminha and Viana do Castelo
A 1-Day Experience: The Portuguese Way to Santiago (“Caminhos de Santiago” – 20km)
Shopping Day at TRADITIONAL FAIRS…
Ponte de Lima
Vila Nova de Cerveira