Braga Heritage Tour With Lunch - Porto

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    08:30am We wait 10 minutes at the pickup location; if you are late or lost, contact us. Make sure you give us the right number in case we need to call you. By failure to appear, will result in the lo.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    From Porto/Gaia: Your Hotel/Accommodation, port, airport, bus or train station , From Guimarães/Braga: Your Hotel/Accommodation, bus or train station
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Starting in the suburbs of Braga, let yourself be guided by the medieval streets, its gastronomy and nature, with a ride in the secular and oldest lift/funicular of the world still in operation, moved with the counterbalance of water.Highlights:Full day tour (10h)Pick up & Drop offEntrance to monumentsLift/Funicular to Bom Jesus do MonteLocal gastronomyPhotos / VideoSmall groupsBraga is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities of Portugal, being also one of the oldest cities in the world with one of the most important religious centers of the Country. Baptized by the Romans as Bracara Augusta, also known nowadays as the City of the Archbishops or even by Portuguese Rome. Religious Heritage in each corner, the historical center of Braga, witness the religious fervor throughout the centuries with his beautiful monuments.

Know More about this tour



  • millennial history
  • culture
  • traditions & faith




Delve into Portugals fascinating history on an exploration of beautiful Braga. Soak up the historic atmosphere, and walk through manicured gardens and up the stairs of centuries-old pilgrimage sites in Braga.

After youre picked up from your hotel, make your way to Braga, an ancient and elegant old city thats celebrated as Portugals religious capital and has drawn pilgrims for centuries. Head to the Tibes Monastery from the 10th-century that was one of the richest and most powerful monasteries in the north of Portugal, and the schoolyard of a group of architects, master, masons and carpenters, carvers, gilders and sculptors whose active production throughout the Northwest peninsular was linked to the best of what was done in the Portuguese art of the 17th and 18th centuries.
For lunch, in a typical restaurant, you are going to taste the typical local gastronomy with its delicacies accompanied of course with the Vinho Verde.

After lunch explore the city historic center as you meander through narrow lanes that lead to charming squares, and visit the 12th-century Braga Cathedral. Stroll through the Garden of Santa Barbara to see the landscaped grounds flanking the historic Archbishops Palace, checking out the ruins of a medieval rcade.

Before the end of the day, and like a cherry on the topo of the cake (in this case, tour) head to the hillside church and sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte, with a ride in the secular and oldest lift/funicular of the world still in operation, moved with the counterbalance of water. or if you feel up to climb its majestic and beautifully designed stairs. In the top of the hill, youll have a beautiful view over Braga, before making your way back to hotel.

Inclusions

  • Full day tour (10h)
  • Pickup & Drop-off
  • Transport in a comfortable 44 vehicle
  • Small hikes in natural / rural environment and in the city.
  • Visit of several monuments (up to 5 monuments)
  • Ride by lift/funicular to Bom Jesus do Monte
  • Traditional local food & drinks for lunch
  • Local guide
  • Insurance
  • Photos of the tour
  • Special car seat for children (Group 1/2/3)

Exclusions

  • Other expenses or activities not mentioned
  • Tips/Gratuities (optional)
  • Any kind of worries

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

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