Discover Guimarães: A Family-Friendly
Trip to Portugal's Birthplace

Welcome to Varzinn Family Hotel! If you’re looking for a family-friendly adventure that’s close to home, we’ve got you covered. Just a 35-minute drive from our hotel is Guimarães, the birthplace of Portugal and a UNESCO World Heritage site. In this blog post, we’ll show you how you can explore Guimarães’ rich history and make memories with your loved ones.

Family Values at Varzinn

At Varzinn, we believe that family time is the best time. That’s why we’ve designed our hotel to cater to families, with spacious rooms, child-friendly amenities, and a range of activities to keep both parents and children entertained. Whether you’re looking to relax by the garden, explore the town, or take a day trip to nearby Guimarães, Varzinn has something for everyone.

Discover Guimarães’ Rich History

Guimarães is a city with a rich history, dating back to the 12th century. Here are just a few of the highlights that you and your family can explore:
Guimarães Castle: This impressive castle dates back to the 10th century and is one of the most iconic landmarks in the city.
Palace of the Dukes of Bragança: This 15th-century palace is now a museum, where you can learn about the history of the region and the lives of the Portuguese royalty.
Guimarães Historic Center: Guimarães’ historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is home to charming streets, traditional shops, and delicious restaurants.    

Guimarães Historical Center
Bragança Dukes Palace

Family-Friendly Activities in Guimarães

If you’re looking for family-friendly activities in Guimarães, there are plenty of options. Here are a few ideas:
Visit the Alberto Sampaio Museum: This museum is dedicated to the art and history of Guimarães and is perfect for families.
Take a horse-drawn carriage ride: A horse-drawn carriage ride through the city is a fun and unique way to explore Guimarães’ historic center.
Have a picnic at the Penha Mountain: The Penha Mountain is a beautiful natural park just outside Guimarães and is the perfect spot for a family picnic.

As you can see, Guimarães is a city with something for everyone, and Varzinn Family Hotel is the perfect base for your family’s adventure. Book your stay today and start exploring Guimarães’ rich history and making memories with your loved ones!


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