From Porto: Braga and Guimaraes Private Full-Day Tour

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From Porto: Braga and Guimaraes Private Full-Day Tour

From $116.55 per person

Take a cultural journey to 2 of the most beautiful cities in Portugal on a private full-day tour to Guimaraes and Braga. Discover the birthplace of the nation and a former Roman settlement more than 2,000 years old.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, Spanish, English
Pickup included
Your hotel.
Private group


  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of the historic city of Guimaraes
  • Discover the birthplace of a nation and see the castle where the first king of Portugal was born
  • Visit the famous sanctuaries of the old city of Braga
  • Go to the Torre de Menagem and the amazing Braga Cathedral
  • Admire the sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Braga
Full description
Discover the cradle of Portugal on a private day trip to Guimaraes and Braga. Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia, then travel to Guimaraes by private air-conditioned vehicle. Visit the birthplace of Portugal's first king at the city's medieval castle. See the Chapel of St. Michael where he was baptised, and discover the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança. Continue to the Church of Our Lady of Consolation and the Holy Steps. Discover a favorite meeting place for locals at Praça da Oliveira. Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of the historic center, including the beautiful Town Hall. Wander down one of the oldest streets in the city and admire the Convent of Santa Clara before taking a break for lunch in Praça de Santiago.   Drive to the old city of Braga and visit Praça da República. Admire the unique Igreja dos Congregados, discover the House of Riddles, and see the fortified Torre de Menagem. Admire the cathedral, then explore the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Braga, the most famous religious sanctuary in Portugal. Depart Braga as the sun begins to set, and return to Porto for drop-off at your hotel.
  • Private full-day tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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4.6 / 5

based on 5 reviews

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very friendly and helpful drivers. it's a must

20 July 2019

Friendly and friendly drivers who respected our pace.

The tour was offered with a driver and a guide, but we only had the driver who gave us some small explanation of what he knew or asked.

5 July 2019

Very nice cities to visit

24 September 2020

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