Medieval Guimaraes: Legends and Myths [QUEST IN TEST MODE]

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Yorick Viche
Guimarães has an abundance of myths and legends, and you’ll encounter them all on your mission to save the city. Solve challenges to unlock stories from this unique UNESCO World Heritage medieval town, where you will find exceptionally well-preserved and authentic examples of the evolution of a medieval settlement into a modern city.

Places you will visit


It will take you

85-115 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km

Starting point

Guimarães Castle

Know before you go

  • Quest available in English
  • This quest has 10 challenges


Legend has it that if Guimarães fell into the hands of the five Moorish kings, the rivers would flood the city until it sank into the ocean. Today, five of the descendants of the kings have unwittingly arrived in Guimarães, and the curse has been triggered. 
Realising this, you embark on a mission to save the city. You must travel to historical locations piecing together clues to stop the curse before it’s too late, and the city is doomed to the depths of the sea forever.
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Discover new places

As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

Solve puzzles, crack riddles

You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

Learn fun history

Each place comes with its own bit of history that you’ll discover as you walk.


Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


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