Private full-day tour to Guimarães, the “cradle of Portugal”, and Braga, the “Portuguese Rome”.
During this tour you will visit the Castle of Guimarães, the Duke of Braganza Palace and and the historical city centre, a World Heritage Site since 2001.
Braga is a city with more than two thousand years of history, dating back to Roman times, and known for its profusion of churches and shrines, especially the Bom Jesus Sanctuary.
- Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
- Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
- Excellent value for money
- Family friendly
- Step back in time on a history tour
- Several menus to choose from
We will pick you up at your hotel at 9:00.
During the morning
Our first stop is in Guimarães, where we are going to visit the castle of the Portugal foundation, Palace of the Dukes of Braganza, amke a small stop for trying the tortas de Guimarães (local pastry) street of Santa Maria; Santiago square; Padrão do Salgado and Largo do Toural.
During the afternoon
Departure to Braga where we will visit the sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Braga, learn the history of the archbishop D. Diogo de Sousa, visit the cathedral and the arch of the new gate.
- Morning tea
- Bottled water
- Professional guide
- Private driver/guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- A maximum of 4 people per booking
Pick-up in any hotel of the city of Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia, airport or cruise ship terminal
9:00amHotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to this time
9 hours (approx.)
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local Operator Information:
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