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  1. Portugal
  2. Braga District
  3. Braga

Barcelos: Guided Walking Tour

Product ID: 71365
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This guided tour presents to visitors the stories and characteristics of the the major monuments and also some places that typically go unnoticed by tourists.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See monuments from the 14th century and learn about their history and architecture
  • Understand the legend of the Barcelos rooster
  • See a local market (Thursdays), one of the most traditional outdoor markets in Portugal
Full description
Barcelos city is known by its symbol, the Barcelos rooster. Get to understand the real legend behind this national symbol and why it became important for Portugal. On this guided tour, visitors will learn about the importance of the rooster and the connection this symbol has to the region.

This guided tour in the center of Barcelos will present the major and most importants monuments, the principal architectural characteristics, and the history behind their construction. 

The handcrafts made in Barcelos are also noteworthy because of their differences. On Thursdays, visitors will be able to see a traditional/ local market. One of the greatest and most traditional outdoor markets in Portugal.
  • Professional guide
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Tips
  • Other expenses

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Largo de Guilherme Gomes Fernandes, 4755-060 Barcelinhos.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Book in advance
• Every day starting from 10:15am
• Family-friendly group tour