By Train -- Fifteen trains daily make the 2-hour run between Porto and Guimarães; the one-way cost is 9€. Call tel. 808/208-208 for schedules.

By Bus -- Guimarães is easily accessible from Braga; buses make the 1-hour trip frequently during the day. A one-way bus ticket from Braga to the Guimarães bus station, Quinta das Lameiras, is 3.50€. For information call tel. 25/342-35-00.

By Car -- Drive northwest from Porto on N105-2 and N105.

Visitor Information

The Guimarães Tourist Office is at Largo Cónego José Maria Gomes (tel. 25/351-83-94; It's open Monday to Friday 9am to 12:30pm and 2 to 5:30pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.