Braga & Guimarães Tour

Quick Details

Tour includes:

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Typical Portuguese lunch
  • Gratuity is not included

Porto to Guimarães and Braga

The history of Portugal comes to life on this memorable tour of the country’s most important cities. Enjoy the scenic landscapes of Minho, known for its popular Vinho Verde, and visit two of the region’s historic cities, Guimarães and Braga, to discover their architectural and cultural heritage.

The first stop on this full-day tour is Guimarães, the birthplace of Portugal, whose city center has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001. See the Guimarães Castle, dating back to the 10th century, and learn about the early period of Portugal’s history. Admire the architecture of this medieval city and its unique buildings, streets, and squares.

Continue on to Braga, a city once occupied by Romans and one of the most important Christian centers of the ancient region of Gallaecia. Visit the city center and take a break to enjoy a typical Portuguese lunch. Learn about the history of Braga and see its most important pilgrimage sites, such as the cathedral and the Bom Jesus and Sameiro sanctuaries. Admire the city’s 18th-century religious Baroque architecture and immerse yourself in its historical significance.