Valença, Ponte de Lima & Viana do Castelo: Private Tour from Porto

Valença, Ponte de Lima & Viana do Castelo: Private Tour from Porto

Full Day Tour to uncover Alto Minho Region! Visit 3 unique vilages in the north of Portugal: Valença, Ponte de Lima, and Viana do Castelo.

Accompanied by en expert driver/guide you'll explore the cities corners, know more about the regions, take time to get in touch with the customs, traditions, and flavors of those northern cities.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Porto, Porto, Porto District, Northern Portugal

Your expert guide will collect you from your hotel/accommodation or meeting point and will drive you to Viana do Castelo

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Viana do Castelo, Viana do Castelo, Viana do Castelo District, Northern Portugal

Viana do Castelo is quickly accessed from Porto, or from Valença for those coming from Spain. From the hill of Santa Luzia you can see the privileged geographical situation of the city, next to the sea and the mouth of the river Lima. This breathtaking view and the Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Ventura Terra's revivalist building from 1898, can be the starting point for visiting the city.

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Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Santuário de Santa Luzia, Monte de Santa Luzia,mount in Santa Lucia POD 21, 4901-909 Viana do Castelo, Portugal

We can't miss the Sanctuary of Santa Luzia a gothic building located on a high hill providing astonish views! Climb up the Zimbório (Sanctuary pinnacle) and be amazed by the dazzling 360º view of the region. 

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ponte de Lima, Ponte de Lima, Viana do Castelo District, Northern Portugal

We procced to the oldest village in Portugal: Ponte de Lima! With its lengendary medieval bridge built over the Lima River. Explore the medieval curiosities of this place, find a huge heritage along  the historical centre with many beautiful gardes, fancy mansions and historical buildings.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Valenca, Valenca, Viana do Castelo District, Northern Portugal

Our private tour continues towards Valença do Minho. with its well preserved military Fortress with a thick proctetive wall with more than 5 km of length. This monument built to protect the city from spanish evasion has nowadays a huge heritage and historic value. 

After uncover the Minho Region on this full day private tour we are ready to return to Porto. Guide will leave you comfortably at your hotel by the end of the day,

Duration: 2 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infant seats available"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Tours run in small groups between 1-8 people"
"Duration: the hours of duration are approximate hours, The Tour is subject to local traffic, visit schedules, etc"
"Reservation is mandatory and requires an email request/confirmation. Bookings must be confirmed at least 48 hours before the date of the service."
"All tours depart from Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Certified with the CLEAN AND SAFE by the Portuguese Tourism Board and SAFE TRAVELS certification by the WTTC. Internal Protocol and Contigency plan was implemented with certified training of all staff. Cleaning and desinfecting measures are implemented for all the tranportation and facilities."



Start Time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Hotels in Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia city centre when included. The exact pick up time is advised prior the date of the tour.


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Facilities


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