Be surprised by this wonderful full day trip to the gems of the Minho Region: Braga & Guimarães, two imperative cities filled with history. Braga is one of the oldest Portuguese cities and one of the oldest Christian cities in the world, with more than 2000 years of history! We will visit Guimarães after your included lunch; where you will be able to discover the city known as “The Cradle of Portugal”, with its unique historic centre – UNESCO world Heritage.
Braga is a profound religious city and this journey will allow you to get in touch with the well-known, Triangle of Faith: The Cathedral, The Sanctuaries of Sameiro and Bom Jesus.
The Sanctuary of Sameiro is witness to the Christian heritage, a tremendous building where talent, devotion and generosity are the secret elements that makes this building overwhelming to those who visit.
The Bom Jesus Sanctuary, is also the perfect place to enjoy Braga’s landscape and the magical details of the building. Here, nature is preserved and protected with affection!
Your guide will show you the magnificence of Braga’s Cathedral, the oldest Cathedral of Portugal and birthplace of Braga city, combines several architectural styles.
After lunch, the guide will drive you to Guimarães, historical city and birthplace of the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques.
Visit the Guimarães Castle, located oven a hill, and from one of its seven towers observe the wonderful city view.
Discover this UNESCO Heritage site, Guimarães, an authentic example of the evolution of a medieval city throughout history and time.
You will return safely to Porto and the guide will drop you off at your accommodation.
- Price per person: 95,00€
- Child 0-3 years: Free
- Child 4-12 years: -50%
- Schedule: at 09h00 am
- Duration: 9hours
- Pick up and drop off
- Professional tour guide
- Transportation on a comfortable minibus
- Amazing traditional lunch