Braga & Guimarães: Premium Day Tour

Braga & Guimarães: Premium Day Tour

From $177.87 per person

Explore the Portuguese region of Minho with a certified guide on a premium day tour. Visit the 2000-year-old city of Braga and medieval city of Guimarães.

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Duration 9 hours
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Pickup included
• At your place of accommodation in Porto, Braga, or Guimarães • Porto Airport pickup available for tours on the same day of arrival (if time flight fits) • Pickup also available at Porto, Braga, and Guimarães Main Train Stations (in Porto both S. Bento and Campanhã)
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the 9th-century cathedral in Braga
  • Discover the iconic sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte
  • Visit the Castle of Guimarães
  • Explore the medieval streets and churches of Guimarães, a UNESCO World Heritage listed city
Full description
Your premium day tour of Braga and Guimarães begins with a pickup in a comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle by your certified guide. You will be led through the streets of Braga, to the busy commercial street of Souto. Along the way, you'll have the chance to gaze at the city's exquisite Baroque facades as well as its beautiful gardens, including the Santa Bárbara Garden. You will then visit Braga's cathedral and the iconic sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte, a Baroque masterpiece and a famous pilgrimage site. Afterward, pause and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.  In the afternoon, you will visit the medieval city of Guimarães, where your friendly guide will lead you through the Castle of Guimarães and recount historical events from Portugal's past, including the history of Portuguese independence. Continuing the tour, you will discover the medieval streets and churches of the city. Before finishing the tour, you will also have time to explore the traditional commercial area of this UNESCO World Heritage listed city.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Certified tour guide
  • Private walking tour in the historical center of Guimarães
  • Entrance to Guimarães Castle
  • Guided tour of Guimarães Castle
  • Private walking tour in the historical center of Braga
  • Visit to the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Braga
  • Round-trip ticket to the Bom Jesus funicular
  • Visit of the Sanctuary of Sameiro
  • A traditional local pastry
  • Lunch (drinks included)
  • Insurance and taxes
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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  • This tour is subject to local traffic, visiting schedules, and other external factors
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Beautiful ride! Guide Joana Teixeira is excellent. Besides being nice, she knows the background and drives very well.

October 5, 2019

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