Braga & Guimaraes Private Tour

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A private tour through the northern of Portugal, Braga and Guimaraes

Discover the Triangle of Faith, the Cathedral, Sameiro Sanctuary and Bom Jesus Sanctuary

Guimaraes Castle, Dukes Palace and the medieval city center

Join us on the tour through Braga and Guimaraes, two wonderful northern cities in Minho, Portugal, both classified as Unesco World Heritage.

Come with us discover Braga, a historical city with more than 2000 years of history and a huge Roman legacy, earned the title of "Portuguese Rome" with a remarkable collection of Cathedrals, Church's, religious architectures and Guimaraes, known as "Cradle of Portugal" with the Guimares Castle, The Dukes Palace, one of the residences of the firt Portuguese Kings and the medieval city center.

 

The tour will start in the morning at your hotel / cruise ship terminal. Our guide will be pick you up and start this visit full of history, heritage, religion and outstanding views and landscapes.

We will start with Braga, known as the the "Portuguese Rome", old town that shows in all its constructions a true deep religious devotion with the Triangle of Faith; The Cathedral, The Sameiro and Bom Jesus Santuary's. The Cathedral, a catholic church considered as the city's birthplace. The Sameiro Sanctuary, constructed at 570 meters over the two valleys, allowing a outstanding view over the entire city. Bom Jesus Sanctuary, this pilgrimage site, one of the most impressive sacred hills in Europe, with almost 600 hundreds steps, that used to be climb by pilgrims.

After lunch is time to know de "Cradle of Portugal", Guimaraes. A little walk around the historical medieval city center with our guide to know the large range of architectural details that go back to different periods, followed by a guided visit to Guimaraes Castle and Dukes Palace (tickets not included), located over the hill and discover the bronze statue of the founder of Portugal, Afonso Henriques King.

In the end of the day it's time to return to Oporto and drop you of at your hotel / cruise ship terminal.

 

Pickup at your hotel on Oporto, airport or cruise ship terminal.

Drop-off at your hotel on Oporto, airport or cruise ship terminal.

  • Voucher
  • Confortable shoes
  • Photo / Video camera
  • Transportation on confortable 8 seat minivan with A/C.
  • Fuell / Toll costs
  • Experienced local Tour Guide/Driver
  • Full insurance mandatory by law
  • Visit a wine cellar with wine tasting
  • Admission fees
  • Meals and drinks

We accept single passangers, paying two people.