Guimarães and Braga Small Group Tour with Lunch from Porto

Cultural & Theme Tours in Portugal

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Guimarães, the nation's birthplace and World Heritage, with its medieval atmosphere caused by the castle of the X century and Palace of the Dukes of Bragança, asks for a walk through the streets and squares in the heart of the city, where the charm and history are palpable! Braga, Braca Augusta - ancient Roman city, the oldest Portuguese city and capital of religion in Portugal, where we visit the XI century cathedral and the impressive Sanctuary of Bom Jesus, located on the hills of the city.
The tour will start with a visit to Portugal´s birthplace as a nation - Guimarães. The city has preserved a medieval atmosphere and is considered as a World Heritage Site. We will visit the imposing 10th century castle and the majestic Dukes of Bragança Palace. Afterwards, the historical Santa Maria Road will lead you to the charming square in the heart of the old town, Largo da Oliveira. After a relaxing lunch break included, we head to Braga, the oldest Portuguese city and religious capital of Portugal. For centuries the city has been an archiepiscopal seat and pilgrimage site. We will go to the Sé, the 11 th century cathedral, following by a visit to Bom Jesus Sanctuary, located in one of the city hills.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour