6-11-2012, 13h30

Meeting in the Hall of Auditório Nobre


Guided tour to the Guimarães Historical Centre (walk - weather permitting)




7-11-2012, 21h30

Instituto de Design


Fashion Hub
Guimarães 2012 Fashion Platform




European Capital of Culture 2012



November Agenda






To allow participants of CIMODE 2012 to make the most of their stay in Portugal, the CIMODE organization has prepared, together with Abreu travel agency, two proposals for visits to the city of Porto. If participants wish, Abreu has other suggestions for visits and tours, such as Braga, Minho, Douro, among others.

For any information regarding booking of these tours, please contact Abreu: Nuno Pinto or Ana Sarzedas.

Porto: Promotonal video: oPORTOnity City


Departure from the Hotel for a panoramical visit in which you can have a global ideia of Porto, pointing out the differences between the historical center and the modern area of the town. In this visit we will pass by some important places and monuments, Palácio de Cristal, Avenida dos Aliados, Sé, Palácio da Bolsa, Igreja of S. Francisco, among others. This tour includes a stop at Ribeira quarters, considered by the Unesco World Heritage, where you will have the possibility to stroll along the historical streets Return to the hotel. End of service.


Price per person valid for a minimum of 30 participants–

24,00 €


-Transportation on a private motor coach with air-conditioning
-Official speaking guide assistance

November, 8th


After the breakfast departure for a full day tour visit to Porto town. This Tour will give you a general idea of the city, of its historical and modern quarters and its cultural and social aspects. First stop for visit to the imposing “Palácio da Bolsa” with its famous Arab Room reminding us of the famous  Palace of Alhambra in Granada and visit to the church of S. Francisco –  build in the XIII century, in a Romanic and Gothic style with splendid baroque interiors and the façade in a Romanic and gothique style. Walk through Ribeira quarters and lunch in a typical restaurant. After lunch all on board for a cruise in a Rabelo Boat which will take approximately 50 minutes. Then we will continue towards D. Luís I Bridge with its imposing iron structure made designed by Théophile Seyrig, former Eiffel student, we will go up to the Belvedere of Serra do Pilar from where you can have a magnificent panoramic view of the town. The Tour will proceed for a visit to one of the Porto Wine Cellars at Vila Nova de Gaia ton, besides the river, with a port wine tasting included. Return to the Hotel, end of the Tour.

Price per person valid for a minimum of 30 participants–

76,00 €



-Transportation on a private coach with air conditioning
-Official speaking guide-
-Cruise on Douro River and visit to a Port Wine Cellars
-Entrances in Palácio da Bolsa and S. Francisco Church