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Guimaraes Map, Portugal

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Guimaraes Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Guimaraes with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Guimaraes useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Guimaraes!

Guimaraes History

In the second half of the 9th century, Vimara Peres was named the first count of Portugal, and he built the town of Vimaranis to commemorate the event. Pres is known to have driven out the Moors of the area, and to have built the first fortified town in Portugal. Vimaranis later became Guimaranis, the precursor of modern-day Guimaraes. ‘Vimarense’ is even today the term used to name the residents of Guimaraes. The... read more

Guimaraes Travel Guide

If you choose to travel by train, you can very easily find connections to Guimaraes from most Portuguese cities. It takes about four hours to get from Lisbon to Guimaraes, but you may not always find a direct connection. Another affordable and quite decent way to travel to Guimaraes is by bus. Portugal’s national bus company, Rede Expressos, runs regular services between Guimaraes and various cities in the country.... read more

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