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Santiago de Compostela: Full-Day Tour from Braga & Guimarães

Product ID: 186477
This full-day tour by comfortable minivan is led by a certified guide, who will personalize your journey through Santiago de Compostela, one of the most famous pilgrimages in the world. Afterwards, you will explore the fortress of Valença do Minho.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Pickup included

Your hotel or address in the city center.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy the scenic route over the border between Portugal and Spain
  • Discover the Santiago de Compostela, a UNESCO World Heritage Center
  • Visit the gorgeous 11th-century cathedral and attend the famous pilgrim mass
  • Explore the fortress city of Valença do Minho
  • Taste local traditional delicacies
Full description
After being picked up at your accommodation, this full-day tour commences with a scenic journey over the border between Portugal and Spain, crossing the magnificent landscape of Minho and winding to Spain's Galicia Province. You will arrive at Santiago de Compostela, a UNESCO World Heritage Center famous for its pilgrimage route, the Camino de Santiago (the Way of Saint James).

In Santiago de Compostela you will have the opportunity to visit the gorgeous 11th-century cathedral, dedicated to the apostle James. Should you wish, you will also be able to attend the pilgrim mass. After taking a pause for lunch (optional), you can walk around and explore local shops and arts and crafts stalls.

After visiting Santiago, you will begin your journey back home, stopping along the way in the Portuguese fortress city of Valença do Minho. Inside this lovely medieval town, you will venture inside its fortress where you’ll be served a local traditional delicacy, accompanied with a glass of the unique vinho verde.
  • Pickup and drop off at your accommodation
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Certified tour guide
  • Visit to Santiago's cathedral including pilgrim mass (optional)
  • Visit to Valença do Minho fortress
  • Regional product tastings
  • Insurances and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Infant seats are available upon request
• Please advise us of any dietary requirements
• A small amount of walking is involved on this tour
• This tour is subject to local traffic, visiting schedules and other external factors
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Viagem de bom grado, sem intercorrências, no entanto com chuva durante o período. Guia Joana com vasto conhecimento sobre a cultura local.

October 30, 2019


Foi muito bom.

Foi muito Bom, infelizmente o dia estava chovendo. Mas tirando o contratempo da chuva foi muito legal. Os guias muito atencioso e prestaram muitas informações de relevância para o passeio.

April 7, 2019

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Product ID: 186477