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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

Guimaraes might not be the largest or the most populous cities of Portugal, but it is certainly not without charm. In fact, the small city of Guimaraes is considered to be the very cradle of Portuguese culture, the place where “Portugal was born” as its inhabitants proudly declare. Unsurprisingly, the country’s oldest and most majestic castle can be found in Guimaraes. The Royal Castle and the palace are one of... read more

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