Religious in Braga

Semana Santa

Braga hosts the most elaborate Easter celebrations in Portugal. It kicks off with Semana Santa, when Gregorian chants are piped throughout the city centre and makeshift candlelit altars light the streets at night. T…
Cultural in Braga

Festas de São João

A pre-Christian solstice bash dressed up to look like holy days, this festival still bursts with pagan energy. Held for 10 days every June, it features medieval folk plays, processions, dancing, bonfires, fireworks …