Braga District
Urban Exploration

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  • Braga: Tuk Tuk City Tour

    1. Braga: Tuk Tuk City Tour

    During this tuk tuk ride you will be taken through the most important historical and architectural points of the city center of Braga to understand the importance and extensive history of the city. Within the maze of narrow streets, Gothic churches back onto modern shopping streets and grand baroque buildings surround peaceful plazas. Braga is the perfect place for history and culture, being home to numerous monuments and attractions, including one of the finest monuments in Northern Portugal, the Bom Jesus do Monte church, a must-do for any trip to Braga. Some of the other sights covered by this tour are the Holy Cross Church, Pius XII Museum, Roman Thermae of Maximinus, Roman ruins of Carvalheiras, Biscainhos Museum, Carmo Church, Mercado Municipal de Braga, Braga City Hall, and the Public Library of Braga. The number of these places visited will depend on the duration booked.

  • Braga & Guimarães: Premium Day Tour

    2. Braga & Guimarães: Premium Day Tour

    Your premium 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.

    Visit Braga's cathedral, the Sanctuary of Sameiro, and the UNESCO 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.  Visit the medieval city of Guimarães where your friendly guide will lead you through the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança. Listen as they recount historical events from Portugal's past, including the history of the country's independence. Continue the tour by discovering the medieval streets...

  • Braga Self-guided Discovery Walk: Flavours and Stories

    3. Braga Self-guided Discovery Walk: Flavours and Stories

    Discover Braga as never before with this original interactive game experience. Using your cell phone, your challenge will start at Arco da Porta Nova. Simply open your e-mail link and your adventure will begin. What’s the authentic feel (and taste) of Braga? A curious local creator of this experience, Gonçalo, shares his passion for the city in a playful and engaging way.

    Solve fun location-based riddles to discover his favorite cafes, stunning churches, inspiring museums, and recommendations for sampling mouth-watering Portuguese cuisine. Explore the city’s historic streets while unlocking fascinating stories along the way. Sharpen your senses and appreciate the most wonderful (and often hidden) details around you. Whether you know Braga or just start exploring here, get a perspective on the discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

  • Braga/Guimarães/Oporto: Santiago de Compostela Private Tour

    4. Braga/Guimarães/Oporto: Santiago de Compostela Private Tour

    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 (not included), 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...

  • Braga: 2–Hour Express Tour

    5. Braga: 2–Hour Express Tour

    In just 2 hours, drive around Braga to make sure you see all the main monuments and go to Bom Jesus, where you can try the hydraulic elevator and relax in the esplanade with the best views of the city. It also includes pick-up and drop-off in your accommodation or any other spot of your choice, so it couldn't be easier! Ride around with a local and get great tips while learning the history of Braga, come rain or shine, whether you just arrived or you don't want to leave without a taste of the city.

  • Braga: Full-Day Historical Tour with Transport

    6. Braga: Full-Day Historical Tour with Transport

    This millennial city carries remains from the Neolithic era, and has been in non–stop use since the Iron Age and gained greater importance when the Romans founded it, in 16 B.C. Discover the different layers of the ever–present history and how it all fits into one of the cities in Europe with the youngest population and innovative new businesses. Head through medieval streets that open up to renaissance squares, and enjoy baroque façades next to contemporary buildings. You will, of course, taste some of Braga's best traditional delicacies, then move on to the outskirts for a visit to impressive monuments including Bom Jesus.

  • Braga: 4–Hour Outskirts Tour

    7. Braga: 4–Hour Outskirts Tour

    This tour offers a unique view of the history of Braga and enables you to experience monuments and nature. Start by visiting a wonderful Visigothic chapel, in a complex with a variety of elements from different ages. Then, the enormous Tibães Monastery tells you its story and that of the region through its impressive church, buildings and gardens. Finally, Bom Jesus welcomes you in its stairway, where the historical hydraulic elevator will transport you to the fabulous sanctuary and viewpoint.

    Very professional but with a great personal touch. We loved the sites that were visited. The Sao Martinho monastery is impressive.

  • Braga: 4–Hour Walking Tour

    8. Braga: 4–Hour Walking Tour

    In half a day, get to know the essential Braga. Explore the Bracara Augusta the Romans founded in 16 A.D., discovering all the markings of the 2000 years of history. Get to know museums and monuments, façades that register the city's evolution, squares that set the pace of the dwellers of one of the most dynamic cities of Europe. Wander inside the medieval streets of the city centre and discover its unique details. Hear the stories and curiosities that made Braga such a unique city and disocver how and where to eat like a local so you can fully enjoy this city.

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What people are saying about Braga District

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Friendly experience made with our children who enjoyed it. In 30 minutes we know the beautiful corners of the city. It is a good original way to visit. The guide knows the topics well. Enjoy your visit in French. Thank you.

Very professional but with a great personal touch. We loved the sites that were visited. The Sao Martinho monastery is impressive.

Beautiful ride! Guide Joana Teixeira is excellent. Besides being nice, she knows the background and drives very well.