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Santa Luzia Art Hotel

Our hotel is in an ideal location, only 35 minutes away is the Francisco Sa' Carneiro International Airport (Porto) and 45 minutes away is the beautiful city of Porto.

Guimarães is a historic city and a perfect destination. The Santa Luzia Arthotel is located just 5 minutes walk from the city centre and the main tourist attractions.

Here are some of the places to visit during your days in Guimarães.




Guimarães Castle
Guimarães Castle

The medieval Castle is one of the most important enclaves of Portuguese heritage, it was an important defensive centre of the city.
Inside, you can observe the city from its battlements and towers.

Oliveira Square
Oliveira Square

The fantastic Oliveira Square with its medieval architecture is located in the historic centre of Guimarães, perfect for a coffee or a refreshing drink on one of its terraces.

Palace of the Dukes of Bragança
Palace of the Dukes of Bragança

This is a stately, majestic and luxurious 15th century palace that boasts one of the most impressive medieval historic quarters in Portugal. Today it is a popular museum. The normal entrance fee is 5€ and on the 1st Sunday of every month you can visit for free.

Penha Sanctuary
Penha Sanctuary

A funicular ride up from the city center to the Penha Mountain, where the Penha Sanctuary is located, is one of the best things to do in Guimaraes. It is an important pilgrimage centre in Portugal, located on the outskirts of the city. You will enjoy unique views.