Historical Cultural


GPS 41º26'23,25''N | 8º17'35,70''W

Complexo Multifuncional de Couros, Largo do Cidade, 8
4810-430 Guimarães

T. (+351) 253 512 050 / 925 665 087
E. guimaraes@movijovem.pt

How to get there

Lisboa (367 Km), Oporto (52 Km), Faro (664 Km): Rede Expressos to Guimarães

Lisboa (Gare do Oriente or Sta.
Apolónia) (Oriente or Santa Apolónia Train Stations), Oporto (Campanhã) to Guimarães
It’s a 10-minute walk from the bus stop / Train station to the Hostel

A1 to Oporto - A3 exit: Braga – A7 exit: Guimarães – Centro (Centre) – follow signs to the Youth Hostel 


We have various types of rooms and services available, suitable for all our guests, either travelling individually or in groups.

Open 24 hours
Reception schedule: 08h00 to 24h00

Meals available for groups of 20 or more people, with a minimum 3-day advance reservation.

Lunch / Dinner / Packed lunch - 8 €
Buffet Lunch / Dinner - 13,5 €

Close to you



Ponte de Lima


Viana do Castelo




The century-old building is full of history and memories,it has been fully restored and equipped so that you won’t be short of anything!

It’s an indispensable opportunity to learn the secrets of the city of Guimarães and surroundings ...

Located in the city centre, the Hostel is close to the historic center of Guimarães – a World Heritage Site since 2001!

Thanks to its location, the Hostel is the ideal starting point for a visit to the Castle, through to the Ducal Palace,and to the Largo da Oliveira (Oliveira Square)!

Once you’ve recovered your strength and energy, climb to Monte da Penha and enjoy the fantastic panoramic view.

It is only a straight 7 km ascent... maybe it is best to take the cable car!

Guimarães is a city full of life, history, and cultural events.

How much longer are you going to wait before discovering the city and see what you are missing?


For the time being, and due to the exceptional circumstances related to COVID-19, Common kitchen and Laundry services are not available. 


Capacity and Facilities | We have a total of 78 beds
Double bedrooms with WC
Double bedrooms with WC adapted for disabled
Multiple bedrooms with 6 beds
Apartment for 4 with kitchenette
Extra beds


Guimarães: conquest the cradle city

Here is a unique opportunity to get to know the secrets of Guimarães and its surroundings…

Located in the center of town, Guimarães Youth Hostel is a privileged starting point to visit the historical center – World Heritage since 2001 – with all of its typical little streets and cozy plazas. In your way to the Castle, you can visit the Ducal Palace and pretend you’re living in ancient times.


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