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From £11 per person

Guimarães Walking Tour: The Golden Chain of John I

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What You'll Do
  • Learn about the history of Guimarães, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Hear the story of King John I and the Golden Chain
  • Visit the Rua de D. João I, the Oliveira Church, and the Colina Sagrada
John I was an important figure in the history of the city of Guimarães. Join a 90-minute guided walking tour and learn about the King and the Golden Chain while discovering important city landmarks connected to John I and Portugal’s history.
What to Expect
On this 90-minute guided walk you’ll hear about the history of UNESCO-listed Guimarães, and the story of King John I and the Golden Chain.

The setting of military events and glorious celebrations, the city preserves, through its heritage and museums, important events in Portugal’s history.

Discover the 16th-century pattern of building along the Rua D. João I. Continue on your walk through the city of Guimarães, visiting the Oliveira Church and the Passage through the Door of Sra. Da Guia. These are both important references in understanding the tale of the Golden Chain of John I.

This tale comes to an end at Vila Velha, where the Guimarães Castle was built and still stands.
Guimarães Walking Tour: The Golden Chain of John I
What's Included
  • Storyteller guide
  • Traditional snacks
  • Personal accident insurance
Meeting Point

You will be informed of the meeting point by email after booking.

Our promise to you
  • Speedy booking and reserved spots
  • No-hassle best price guarantee
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