A double tour in one! This s actually the best you can get for one day; You will have the chance to visit Braga, the Portuguese Rome, and on the way, Bom Jesus Sanctuary, a mandatory visit, you will tell me after beeing here, and Guimarães, the medieval small town, and first capital of Portugal (just like people here are proud to say but it is actually not official, never mind, I will explain you on the tour!), on the XII century.
Tour starts at the Arcada - República Square. This is actually the "bracarenses" most popular meeting point.
Crivos House - the only example of the urban civilian archtecture from the XVII and XVIII centuries
S. Marcos Hospital Church - only exterior
Idol Fountain - a unique ruine from the Romans left in the city center
Raio Palace - it is another Braga ex-libris
Santa Cruz Church - The most beautiful religious baroque church
Nossa Senhora da Torre -
Cathedral ( including museum ) - The exterior visit and interior if you have time and interest
Porta Nova Arch
Ancient Episcopal Palace and Santa Bárbara Garden
Bom Jesus Sanctuary
Nossa Senhora da Oliveira Square - hystorical city centre
Nossa Senhora da Oliveira Church
Alberto Sampaio Museum - exterior, except if you would like to visit inside
S. Francis church - exterior and interior visit
Tour ends- Sra da Consolação e Santos Passos church
MEETING POINT + TOUR DURATION
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 6 hours
Walking tour and between towns carried out by a modern, confortable and spacious vehicle ( 5 seats Citroen C4 Picasso ), equipped with air conditioning.
This tour is priced and designed for up to 4 persons, I am able to accommodate larger groups, please contact me for a Customized Tour that will be priced and designed for your group."
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED
20 € - Monuments fees and lunch.
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not an official guide, therefore I will not be able to guide you inside of specific historical monuments.