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The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan

Take In the Culture Boom in Guimarães


6. Links

Check Guimarães 2012 for a monthly guide to events being held to celebrate its designation as this year’s European’s Capital of Culture.

The local tourism board’s website provides comprehensive listings of hotels, restaurants, and attractions, and allows you to create custom itineraries.

The city’s official website is a good starting point for travelers looking to explore medieval buildings and monuments.

Head to UNESCO to read up on the historic city center, which dates back to the twelfth century and was designated as a World Heritage site in 2001.


Published on Apr 27, 2012 as a web exclusive.

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