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From Oporto: Braga and Guimarães Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 59087
Explore the history and religion of the "Cradle of Portugal" on a shared or private tour to Braga and Guimarães from Oporto. See the monuments of Portugal's oldest city in Braga. Transfer to Guimarães to discover sites such as the Palace of the Dukes.
About this activity
Duration: 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese

Pickup included

Your hotel/accommodation in Porto
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Travel back in time to explore the medieval cities of Braga and Guimarães
  • Discover the "Rome of Portugal" in Braga
  • Stroll the streets of Guimarães, known as the "Cradle of Portugal"
Full description
Travel back in time to discover 2 of the oldest cities in Portugal and see historic monuments existing side by side with modern-day life. Choose a guided public or private tour according to your preferences.

Following pick-up from your hotel in Oporto, begin the day by visiting Braga, nicknamed the "Rome of Portugal" for its rich culture and traditions. See the emblematic squares and churches of Portugal's oldest city, along with monuments such as the Sé Cathedral, Bom Jesus Sanctuary and Sameiro Sanctuary.

After visiting the monuments in Braga, delight yourself with the delicious dishes of Portugal in a typical restaurant of the city of Braga (The guide will inform you about the dishes available on the day of the visit)

Then travel to the medieval city of Guimarães, considered the "Cradle of Portugal." Walk the streets of the historic district and visit the main attractions and monuments, such as the Palace of the Dukes, Guimarães Castle and S. Miguel Chapel.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Entrances and activities not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
• Please note that this tour may be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 27 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Despite the rainy day the guide José, did everything possible to meet our expectations. At the beginning of the tour we were full of questions about what the tour would be like due to constant rain and at the end we had our intergations answered in a positive way. We recommend the tour.

October 20, 2019

a trip "out of Porto" not to be missed !!!

If you have at least three days to visit Porto, you cannot miss this trip out of town! perfectly organized with hotel pick-up and guided tour in beautiful villages near Porto. (To reach them by public transport would take much longer). Efficiency and 24h availability made this tour possible despite the misunderstandings about arriving in Portigallo.

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May 6, 2019

All in all it was a pleasant day. However, I believe that the time is not enough to see what has been proposed by you.

September 27, 2019

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Meridian4People - Portugal

Product ID: 59087