Braga & Guimarães Tour - Historical Castle, Palace, Cathedral and Lunch included

A journey through history from the foundation of Portugal to the establishment of Catholic Empire. Experience the North, two cities that were important in establishing the kingdom of Portugal.

Braga is a profound religious city and this journey will get you in touch with the well-known Triangle of Faith: The Cathedral, The Sanctuaries of Sameiro and Bom Jesus.

Close to 12:30 is time for a delicious Traditional Portuguese Lunch with "Vinho Verde" (green wine) that is the magnificent fizzy wine of the Region.

Then we will drive you to Guimarães which is the birthplace of Portugal Nation. We start by visiting the Guimarãe's Castle located oven a hill. From one of its seven towers located over you will observe the wonderful city view.

On our way to Guimarães historical center (UNESCO Site), I will describe some of the most important buildings, such as The Palace of the Dukes of Braganza.

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9 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Lunch { Traditional Portuguese Food }
    • All activities
    • Driver/Local guide
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte
    • Entry/Admission - Se de Braga
    • Entry/Admission - Guimaraes Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Paco dos Duques de Braganca
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte, Largo do Santuario do Bom Jesus Tenões, Braga 4715-056 Portugal

    We visit the Bom Jesus Sanctuary to explore the Barroc style of this wonderful place recognized as World Heritage Site by Unesco. This visit includes the stairwalk and the church.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Braga, Braga, Braga District, Northern Portugal

    You will visit the historical centre to feel the main characteristics of this roman based city.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Se de Braga, R. Dom Paio Mende, Braga 4700-424 Portugal

    You will visit the oldest Cathedral in Portugal. It is a wonderful building with many styles.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Guimaraes Castle, Rua Conde D. Henrique Paço dos Duques, Guimaraes 4810-245 Portugal

    You will have the opportunity to explore the 10th century Castle where Portugal was born. This castle is located in Guimaraes and still remained in very good conditions.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Paco dos Duques de Braganca, Rua Conde Dom Henrique, Guimaraes 4800-412 Portugal

    You will visit the beautiful Paço dos Duques de Bragança built during the 16th century. Inside of this building you will see some king's artefacts from the past.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Historico de Guimaraes, Guimaraes Portugal

    You will visit the Historical City Center which is considered a World Heritage Site by Unesco because of its old and medieval houses. The city looks like stopped in the time.

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide, English - Written

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Organised by BL Heritage Tours

Activity ID: V-51479P2

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