8 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Braga & Guimarães: Analyse The Baroque Era In "Portuguese Rome ".
Explore the oldest city in Portugal, which was also the ancient seat of religious power. Also known as the "city of archbishops", it is also popular for Baroque stairways, ancient cathedrals and the famous Garden of Santa Barbara.
Tour of BrAGA AND GUIMARães
Your Braga Tour guide will meet you at your hotel, cruise terminal or at any other convenient location.
After breakfast, we leave the city of Porto towards the city of Braga, once the city of Romans and later known as the "city of archbishops ".
Braga is one of the main religious centres of Portugal where you can see Baroque art almost everywhere. We will explore the main places of worship, particularly the famous Sanctuary of Bom Jesus and Sameiro. This area comprises of seven chapels depicting the seven stations of the cross.
Then, we will visit Guimarães, the birthplace of Portugal. The place has a magnificent historic centre and is a UNESCO wold heritage site. We will visit the ancient castles and also walk past the Guimarães historical heritage area.
Drop-off at the hotel or cruise terminal.
Certified guiding service.
Transportation in a private luxury car.
All insurance required by the Tourism of Portugal.
Entrance tickets to Braga's Cathedral.
Any personal expenses (drinks, souvenirs, snacks).
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year.The tour starts at 09:00 hours.
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