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  1. Portugal
  2. Braga
  3. Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte

Braga & Guimarães: Private Day Tour

Product ID: 260287
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Explore the Portuguese region of Minho with a certified guide on a private day tour. Visit the 2000-year-old city of Braga and medieval city of Guimarães.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Pick-up included

At your place of accommodation.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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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 private 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
  • Lunch (drinks included)
  • Insurances and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour is subject to local traffic, visiting schedules, and other external factors