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From Porto: Full-Day Braga & Guimarães Medieval Tour

Product ID: 192852
On this full-day tour from Porto, visit Guimarães, known as the cradle of Portugal, a city full of history and treasures to discover. Move on to Braga notorious for its emblematic sanctuaries and numerous churches.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pick up available at hotels located in Porto city center.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Bom Jesus de Braga, one of the country's most emblematic sanctuaries
  • Discover the most beautiful Baroque churches
  • Explore medieval towns, charming squares, traditional houses, and gothic buildings
Full description
After hotel pick up, start your trip to the two most renowned cities in the north of Portugal, Braga and Guimarães. Marvel at the imposing castle built by Mumadona Dias, a monument closely related to the independence of Portugal. Be amazed by the 18th-century Palace of the Dukes of Bragança, currently the official residence of the president of the republic.

Before lunch, walk through the medieval streets of the historical center of Guimarães and discover the corners of this beautiful city, known as the cradle of nationality.

After a morning full of history and discovery, stop to enjoy a traditional Portuguese meal in one of the city's restaurants. Wander through the center of Braga and be enchanted by the magnificent cathedral, classified as a national monument since 1910. Visit the beautiful garden of Santa Bárbara whose fountain dates from the 17th century.
Includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Local specialized guide
  • Comfortable transportation
  • Traditional lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Tickets to monuments
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Vegetarian options are available
• Bring comfortable shoes, a moderate amount of walking is involved
• It is possible to bring one average-sized suitcase per person, if you are being dropped off at a different hotel
• There will be an additional fee for pickup and drop-off from outside Porto city center
• For reasons of organization and operational circumstances, the itinerary may be changed or reversed without prior notice
• May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Customer reviews
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Our one-day tour was most enjoyable. Our guide, Diana, was a very knowledgeable and professional. She spoke English very well and provided a good mix of information and humour. The noon meal was exceptional!

March 7, 2020

Very interesting this excursion, very well organized, the lovely guide

December 9, 2018

We have had a great day, best of all, Diana our guide, is super professional and a great person

December 8, 2018

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Product ID: 192852