Cultural Experiences


1 Day  or  1/2 Day suggestions

Some options are available with a guide (please ask for prices) or maybe carried out privately by the guest – be sure to ask for our advice and suggestions. We are pleased to help! 


Ponte de Lima

Don't miss a visit to the oldest village in Portugal - just 5 minutes from Carmo's! Don't miss the Toys Museum, Third Party Museum, Military Museum, International Garden Festival (between May and October), Vinho Verde Interpretation and Promotion Centre, traditional grocery stores… stroll along the riverbanks next to the Roman bridge. An unforgettable village!…and still the Das Lagoas Natural Reserve, Unique environment in the traditional Minhoto style!

Porto -UNESCO World Heritage | @ 45 min

Casa da Música, Matosinhos beaches, Foz do Douro, Ribeira, Port wine cellars and tastings…, S. Francisco Church, Ferreira Borges Market, Porto Cathedral and the magnificent views from the roofs of this beautiful city, S. Bento (included in the 11 most beautiful railway stations in the world) with its historic tiles, Câmara do Porto, Café Majestic – symbol of ART-Nova in Porto, former prison in Porto – where one of our greatest romantic writers was imprisoned - “Camilo Castelo Branco…, and you can even go shopping at “VISTA ALEGRE” among many other options.

Douro Valley - UNESCO World Heritage | @ 90min

Visit to the demarcated region of Douro and UNESCO World Heritage with visit and lunch at a Quinta in the demarcated region with wine tasting and a trip on a traditional Rabelo boat.

Guimarães & Braga - UNESCO World Heritage | @ 25min

Visit to the historic center of Guimarães (Unesco World Heritage), Castle and Paços do Duque. Visit to the historic center of Braga, Bom Jesus de Braga (Unesco World Heritage) – where you can enjoy beautiful views over the city of Braga.

Santiago de Compostela - UNESCO World Heritage | @ 90min & and Valença do Minho | @ 30min

Visit to Santiago de Compostela, designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, its beautiful Cathedral, its alleys... and don't forget to try their “tapas” with sirloin and, on the way back, Valença do Minho, and its fortress, with its emblematic traditional trade.

Caminha, Atlantic Beaches & Viana do Castelo | @ 20min

Discover the beautiful beaches of Alto Minho, its beautiful beaches, its coves…. Viana do Castelo – Atlantic city – and Caminha and its views over the MINHO river.

Shopping day at Traditional Fairs

Ponte de Lima
founded in 1125, on mondays – fortnightly fair, the oldest fair in Portugal. It takes place on the left bank of the river Lima.
Founded in 1291 by D. Dinis, it takes place on Wednesdays at Praça Pontault-Combault, with a wide variety of items.
takes place on Thursdays, rich in color, typicality and traditional products. One of the largest fairs in the region.
Vila Nova de Cerveira
Held on Saturdays, it is one of the largest in the North Region, attracting hundreds of people, especially from the big cities in the North of Portugal and Galicia-Spain.


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