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 productStop 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 hourStop 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.
Capital of Minho Folclore with a huge important handicraft industry. Find more about
Duration: 2 hoursStop 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 minutesStop 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 hoursStop 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
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infant seats available"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"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."
Duration: 8 Hours
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.