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Destination guide

The majestic setting of Guimaraes is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's history, monuments and museums with a rental holiday home in Guimaraes. This city's cafes, mountain views and sightseeing draw many visitors. Citania de Briteiros and Sameiro Sanctuary are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Guimaraes

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Guimaraes a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pao de Lo de Margaride (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Rabada Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Aveleda Vineyards (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Parque Aquático de Amarante (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Magikland (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Avioso Park (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Guimaraes

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Guimaraes is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Barbara Garden (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Penha (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Rabada Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Ludico de Celorico de Basto Park (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Monastery of Saint Miguel of Refojos Garden (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Avioso Park (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Guimaraes

The nearest airport is in Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), located 24.2 mi (39 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Vila Real (VRL), which is 32 mi (51.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Guimarães?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 571 holiday lettings around Guimarães. From 161 flats & apartments to 205 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Guimarães?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Guimarães. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Guimaraes Castle: 862 holiday homes
  • Largo da Oliveira: 866 holiday homes
  • Rendufe: 204 holiday homes
  • Oliveira do Castelo: 172 holiday homes
  • Guimaraes Shopping Mall: 871 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Guimarães! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Guimarães?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Guimarães with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Urgezes: 176 holiday lettings
  • Creixomil: 315 holiday lettings
  • Foz do Douro: 2,540 holiday lettings
  • Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos: 2,576 holiday lettings
  • Soutelo: 346 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Guimarães?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Guimarães. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Guimaraes Castle: 862 holiday rentals
  • Largo da Oliveira: 866 holiday rentals
  • Guimaraes Shopping Mall: 871 holiday rentals
  • Santa Marinha da Costa: 876 holiday rentals
  • Estadio D. Alfonso Henriques: 863 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Guimarães listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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