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Full-Day Tour to Guimarães and Braga from Porto
"Leave the hustle and bustle of Porto for the day for a trip to Guimarães classified by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity site for its historic significance as the place where Portugal was born.Before getting to Guimarães the first stop is to visit the Portuguese Sponge Cake (“Pão-de-Ló”) Factory of Margaride in Felgueiras.In this Factory we can see how this special pastry is done and visit the entire manufacturing process with a tasting of this traditional sweet in the end.We continue our journey to Guimarães and the first stop is to enjoy the city center and to have a free time to explore this part of the city and to have lunch.After lunch the first visit is the Dukes of Bragança Palace
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Private Tour: Guimares and Braga Day Trip from Porto
"Meet your private guide at your Porto hotel then hop inside an air-conditioned minivan and relax on the 45-minute journey to Guimarães. As you travel discover how Guimarães has a charming medieval center as well as an active contemporary culture scene which has continued to thrive since its stint as European Capital of Culture in 2012. On arrival take a journey into the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Guimarães Old Town and explore the labyrinth of tiny squares and narrow streets. See the 10th-century Guimarães Castle the birthplace of the first king of Portugal
From EUR48.00
 
Braga and Guimarães Full Day Private Tour from Porto
"Guimarães has its historic center classified as World Heritage by UNESCO and is one of the best preserved medieval centers in the country. We start this tour in the biggest symbol of the city the Castle of Guimarães the birthplace of D. Afonso Henriques the first king of Portugal and the Chapel of St. Michael where he was baptized. Close to these landmarks you will find the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança
From EUR45.00

More Things to Do in Braga

Saint "João do Souto" church

Right in the centre of city, this temple comes from the 12th century. Several times rebuilt (the last one in the 19th century) it lost most of its original elements, but still deserves to be seen. ...
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solopes
Apr 01, 2016

Bom Jesus Staircase

Included in the most visited complex of Braga - the shrine of Bom Jesus do Monte - the staircase is a wonderful piece of art, full of symbolism and precious details. Descending in a zigzag, each...
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solopes
Apr 01, 2016

Bom Jesus do Monte

It is always nice to rediscover Bom Jesus. By day or by night, it is a lively place, where one thing is now missing: the famous "canudo" used to see Braga from the distance.Built in the transition...
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solopes
Apr 01, 2016

Falperra

Close to Braga, Falperra is a mountain often used to motor racing. It's a beautiful trip, ending in Santa Maria Madalena church, also called Falperra church. It's a beautiful building from the 18th...
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solopes
Apr 01, 2016

Bom Jesus

I've been in Bom Jesus several times, but always during the day. This time I went there by night and had a new perspective. In a very hot night, this is a cool spot among trees with the monument in...
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solopes
Apr 01, 2016

Cathedral

A common expression in Portuguese language may be translated "... it is older than the cathedral of Braga". What you may visit is, nowadays, not exactly something of the older references in Portuguese...
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solopes
Apr 01, 2016
 
 
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Castle

More than 90% of the castles, stand in a high hill, easy to see from distance. That was not the case of Braga, where the castle almost disappeared engulfed by construction. The main tower, that was...
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Apr 01, 2016

Populo Church

Started in 1596 and successively transformed and adapted, this church was only finished in the 19th century. With the extinction of the religious orders in 1834 it became a state property, used to...
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solopes
Apr 01, 2016

Sameiro

Close to Bom Jesus, another sanctuary, built in the 19th century, stands in the hills overlooking Braga. Though missing the garden and the great views over town, Sameiro is an important pilgrimage...
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Apr 01, 2016

Gardens of Bom Jesus do Monte

More than a sanctuary, this complex in a mountain overlooking the city, is Braga's landmark. This gem of Portuguese Baroque surrounded by pleasant gardens, is the right place to "ver Braga por um...
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Apr 01, 2016

Bom Jesus Do Monte Sanctuary Braga Portugal

Bom Jesus is about 15minutes bus ride from centre of Braga. It is on a hill in a lovely setting. Bus number 2 from town centre , with the name Bom Jesus in the destination board. Fare was 1 euro 65 c...
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alectrevor
Jul 12, 2013

Bom Jesus do Monte.

Bo Jesus do Monte is located on a hilltop a few kilometers outside Braga and is one of the most interesting religious sites in Portugal.It's a baroque stairway from the 18th century that climbs up to...
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cachaseiro
Feb 17, 2013

Enjoy the Azulejos

Another option for what to do and see in Braga is to have a look at the azulejos that cover many facades of buildings. Some of them have a pattern, others are only having one bright color. I really...
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gubbi1
May 05, 2012

Igreja dos Terceiros

Walking through Braga you might pass is the Igreja dos Terceiros. It was built in 1690 from alms and its facade is of baroque style. High above the entrance you can see the statue of São Francisco de...
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gubbi1
May 05, 2012

Top Hotels in Braga

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Rua do Carmo 38, Braga, Northern Portugal, 4700-309, Portugal
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Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga, Northern Portugal, 4710, Portugal
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Av. D. Joao II no. 75, Braga, 4715 - 303, Portugal
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Avenida Central 27 a 37- Bloco Traseiras, Braga, Northern Portugal, 4710-228, Portugal
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Monte Do Bom Jesus, Braga, Northern Portugal, 4710-455, Portugal
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Rua Conselheiro Lobato, 434, Braga, 4705-089, Portugal
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"Bracara Augusta"
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"Braga"
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"Tradition and Development"
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"Braga"
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"Visit Braga, yes for Bom Jesus of course"
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