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Welcome to Minho

Welcome to Minho

By LT Tours
Welcome to Minho a land of hospitable people and unique landscapes, this journey into such a wonderful region aims to show you a this part of the real Portugal. Away from the crowded places we will spend our day driving through rural roads crossing mountains and valleys, tinted by a myriad of colors splashed by dozens of little villages still untouched where people keeps living in the same way they used to do many years ago. You will have the chance to visit some of this tiny villages and grab the opportunity to learn more about the way people lives getting to know the traditions and fall in love with the unique landscapes all day long. Being a private tour totally made at your pace it is up to you to choose where stay longer at the end of the day what really matter is your happiness.
R 3 447,35
per adult (price varies by group size)
Lowest price guaranteeReserve now & pay laterFree cancellation

Ages 0-100
Duration: 10–12 hours
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English, French, Spanish

  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Paco de Giela
What's not included
  • All kind of worries.

Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • Largo do Toural 22, 4810-445 Guimarães, Portugal
    Pick up point right in front of Hotel Toural
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    Airport pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included airports.
    • Porto Airport, Porto Portugal
    Port pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included ports.
    • Porto Leixões Cruise Terminal, 57GW+XF, 4450 Matosinhos, Portugal
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Infant seats available
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 151509P4

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Most travellers can participate
      • Fresh Water
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

      • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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      How much is Welcome to Minho?
      Welcome to Minho price starts from R 3 435,89. Discover and book Welcome to Minho on Tripadvisor
      What is the Welcome to Minho cancellation policy?
      Welcome to Minho cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Welcome to Minho on Tripadvisor
      Which company provides Welcome to Minho?
      Welcome to Minho is hosted by LT Tours. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact LT Tours on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Welcome to Minho on Tripadvisor

      If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 151509P4

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      • 1
        Stop: 45 minutes
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      • 2
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        Stop: 30 minutes
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      • 3
        Stop: 15 minutes
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      • 4
        Paco de Giela
        Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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      • You'll return to the starting point
      About the operator
      Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator:
      • LT Tours
        Guimaraes, Portugal
        Joined in July 2019
      • snicnorth0708
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        The best day of our entire trip!
        We had a WONDERFUL time with Sérgio!! If you want to have an off-the-beaten path experience in northern Portugal and experience the region like a local, he is absolutely who you want. Sérgio accommodated us at the very last minute when our plans to take a rental car to Gerês failed. I am SO glad we found him—I would never ever have survived driving on those roads, ha! But Sérgio is a brilliant driver and knows the roads like the back of his hand. I have a fear of heights, but in his car I felt perfectly safe. He knows what he is doing. My partner and I didn’t want to do the typical tourist stuff, like seeing the waterfalls or the lagoon, or going to Gerês town (they are all very beautiful, but PACKED with people). However, we didn’t really have a particular destination in mind; we just told Sérgio that we wanted to see a small mountain village, experience local life, and enjoy the beauty of the mountains. He knew exactly where to take us!! We drove to the 12th century village of Soajo; while some tourists go here, Sérgio knew of a secret path down a hillside, where after some hiking we came to a beautiful river with an intact Roman bridge, part of what used to be a road between Rome and Braga. It was truly spectacular, peaceful, and not another person in sight. As we walked, we enjoyed freely eating the ripe blackberries that grow all along the paths and roads of this village, and seeing the green fields, the grapevines, the traditional stone dwellings with ponies in the backyard, and even sharing the path with some wandering cows! Sérgio knows the true heart of Gerês. His love and joy for this land spilled over to us and we had the most memorable experience we will never forget. In addition to Soajo, Sérgio took us to Spanish hot springs, through old forests on Roman roads, to a WONDERFUL restaurant in the village of Covide (yeah, yeah, they’ve heard it before…) where we had the best steak and bacalhau that I’ve ever had. Sérgio knew what wine to order, what food would be best, everything. To finish our day, we stopped in Braga to appreciate the beautiful architecture of the churches and to visit the start of the Camino de Santiago. While my partner and I probably would have gotten along fine on our own, I am so, SO grateful that fate united us with Sérgio. He took all of the worry and trouble away and let us sit back and marvel in the wonders of Portugal, full of surprise and local color. Most of all, by the end of our day together, we considered him truly to be a friend, not just a guide. We want to go back to northern portugal just so we can travel with him again! (Like I said, Sérgio—next time we want to see the Douro, but *your* Douro. Not the one in the guidebooks. ^_^) Listen. I never thought I would be the type of traveler who would hire a guide—my partner and I like to set off on our own, talk to people, figure things out, and enjoy being surprised. However, I would hire Sérgio a million times over. I wish we could go back in time so we could spend multiple days with him! (Our day with him was our last in Portugal, so alas, we could not.) We had many wonderful days on our trip, but the one we spent with Sérgio was undoubtedly the best. We will remember our experience forever, and are so grateful. In summary: if you want to really see Portugal, the Portugal known to the Portuguese that tourists never get to see, hire Sérgio. Plan ahead and book multiple days with him. You will not regret it.
        Written 31 August 2021
      • Jenny2130
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Thanks Sergio, You Are the Best!!!
        Hello we are Juan and Jenifer from California USA. Sergio guide us through Douro Valley all the way to the highest peak of a mountain where we had a wonderful view of the amazing place, every place he drove us, i still remember and wish to come back!!! me i ask a thousand questions, he answered every one, i like his style, his knowledge, his personal Involvement, after the experience i consider him one of the best tourer of Guimarais and surrounding areas, thank you Sergio, i will always appreciate You!!!
        Written 5 July 2020
      • juanb30
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Couple from Philippines & Mexico ( living in USA) Fall in love the province of Portugal.
        Amazing & unforgettable trip, specially because our guide is so knowledgeable about the place. He brought us to places that is not crowded, extra beautiful and treat us like friends. We highly recommend him. You guys will have so much and wanting to come back again.
        Written 5 July 2020
      • Serthekk
        0 contributions
        4.0 of 5 bubbles
        This was an amazing experience! Due to bad weather the trek was much more difficult than we expected but Sergio kept his calm and navigated us perfectly through the terrain. Would love to visit again on a clear day under Sergio's guidance.
        Written 29 September 2019
      • Gabriel B
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Best possible experience of Gerês
        Sergio was a blessing on our short time in Gerês. He was passionate about making our experience the very best and including so many hidden treasures along the way. This place is gigantic, and we could barely scratch the surface in our two days there if it wasn’t for Sergio’s expertise. Having walked these forests and mountains his entire life, he knew exactly where to bring us every step of the way to avoid large crowds and experience unique moments we’ll never forget. The care he showed my wife and I, the love he has for this place and his infectious energy truly make him the perfect tour guide for your group.
        Written 13 September 2019
      • Juanberra2000
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Best Experience with Sergio in Portugal
        Why this tour guy? To us he was the greatest, broke the routine about so walked paths, taking us to extraordinary places, high Sierras, amazing views, as well as many interesting villages, we love his knowledge about outdoors and Portuguese culture, including restaurants. My wife and me had such a Great experience!!! We planing to come back for more of the northern of Portugal! Sergio you’re the Best!!!Big Thanks!!!
        Written 28 June 2019
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles1 review
      Very good

      Aaron T
      12 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Feb 2022
      We spent the entire day with Sergio - it was an amazing day! He adjusted the itinerary to hit all the places we wanted to go as well as some we didn't know existed. We had a fabulous lunch in an authentic restaurant, and got to explore some of the countryside. To top it off, we were able to explore Braga and see a wonderful sunset! The entire trip was from and return to Porto. Truly a beautiful day! Thanks Sergio.
      Written 2 March 2022
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      Dear Aaron, thank you so much for those kind words, it was an enormous pleasure to spend a wonderful day with you both I really hope to see you again in Portugal to show you all the best we have. Thank you very much. Sergio
      Written 3 March 2022
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