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Braga and Guimarães Full Day Private Tour from Porto

Guimarães has its historic center classified as World Heritage by UNESCO, and is one of the best preserved medieval centers in the country. We start this tour in the biggest symbol of the city, the Castle of Guimarães, the birthplace of D. Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal, and the Chapel of St. Michael, where he was baptized. Close to these landmarks you will find the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança, one of the five most visited monuments in the country.We continue to the Church of Our Lady of Consolation and Holy Steps and then to the meeting point for several generations of Guimarães, Oliveira Square, where we find the ancient Town Hall, the Church of Nossa Senhora da Oliveira and beautiful porches homes. We head to Santa Maria Street, one of the first to be opened in Guimarães, and contemplate the Convent of Santa Clara, which currently houses the services of the City Council.In the Santiago Square we can take a break for lunch and breathe the young atmosphere of the city.On the arrival to Braga, your driver takes you to the República Square, where the visit begins in the Arcades, the Congregados Church, the House of Riddles and the so famous cafe "A Brasileira".In the medieval and historic Braga visit the Torre de Menagem, the Largo do Paço with a fountain dating from 1723 and the amazing Cathedral, that century after century "faced" earthquakes and several architectural projects, culminating in what is the oldest cathedral of Portugal.Then we head to Monte do Bom Jesus, not without first passing to Porta Nova and the Church and Convent of Pópulo. Located six kilometers from the center, the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Braga is the best known religious sanctuary of Portugal.With the sun setting behind, we say goodbye to Braga and return to Porto and to your hotel.

$46.20 Cultural & Theme Tours

Guimarães Half-Day Tour from Braga and Guimarães

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Guimaraes Castle, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalEntrance and guided visit at the Castle.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Santuario da Penha, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalVisit from the BelvedereDuration: 30 minutesPass By: Paco dos Duques de Braganca, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalBuilt in the 15th century and rebuilt in the 20th, this place is related with the history of Portugal. The tour guide will explain you its history. Stop At: Largo da Oliveira, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalThe most important church in the historical center of Guimarães. The guide explain you tails and the historical significance.Duration: 20 minutes

$57.74 Cultural & Theme Tours

Guimarães Half Day Tour from Porto

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Liberdade Square, Porto, Porto District, Northern PortugalDiscover the medieval city of GuimarãesStop At: Guimaraes Castle, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalWitness the first portuguese CastleDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Igreja de Sao Miguel do Castelo, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalVisit the church where our first king was baptisedDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Paco dos Duques de Braganca, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalLearn more about this buildingDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalVisit this wonderful churchDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Camara Municipal de Guimaraes, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalGlimpse the old Santa Clara ConventDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Largo da Oliveira, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalVisit the medieval historic centerDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Padrao do Salado, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalAdmire the Gothic porchDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalVisit this church from the XV centuryDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Centro Historico de Guimaraes, Guimaraes, Braga District, Northern PortugalWitness the well kept preservation of this cityDuration: 30 minutesPass By: EFun ToursWe are Efun Tours, an Oporto tourism company in business since 2013 and we are a reference in the "Invicta" city regarding guided tours in Porto and North of Portugal. We provide Full & Half day Tours in minivans as well Walking tours.

$98.17 Cultural & Theme Tours

From Porto: Braga & Guimarães Medieval Full Day Tour

After breakfast at the hotel, the guide will wait outside your accommodation to start this trip to the two most renowned cities in the north of Portugal, Braga & Guimarães.Be fascinated by the imposing Castle built by Mumadona Dias, a monument closely related to the and independence of Portugal as a nation. It was also elected as one of the seven wonders of Portugal.Be amazed by the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança, built in the 18th century, re-created in a controversial way during the dictatorship that has taken Portugal since 1933. It is currently the official residence of the president of the republic.Before lunch, walk through the medieval streets of the historical center of Guimarães and discover the corners of this beautiful city known as the cradle of nationality.After a morning full of history and discovery nothing better than stopping to enjoy a beautiful typical Portuguese meal in one of the traditional restaurants of the city.Wander through the center of Braga and be enchanted by the magnificent cathedral, classified as a national monument since 1910.Take some time to visit the beautiful garden of Santa Bárbara, full of flowers of different colors and whose fountain dates from the XVII century.Couldn’t finish better the day without visiting two of Portugal's most emblematic sanctuaries, where you will have the best views of the city. • Visit Bom Jesus de Braga, one of the country's most emblematic sanctuaries • Discover the most beautiful baroque churches • Visit medieval towns, charming squares, traditional houses and gothic buildings

$265.63 Private & Custom Tours

Elite Drivers Portugal : Braga & Guimarães Tour

Partida do Hotel em direção à cidade de Guimarães, aqui iremos visitar o Castelo de Guimarães (um dos monumentos mais conhecidos de Portugal e onde nasceu D.Afonso Henriques, o 1º Rei de Portugal); a Capela de S.Miguel (de acordo com a lenda onde foi batizado D.Afonso Henriques); e o Palácio dos Duques de Bragança (classificado como monumento nacional desde 1910, este palácio funciona como Museu). Saída de Guimarães em direção a Braga, situada no Norte de Portugal, Visitaremos os 3 santuários que constituem o famoso Triângulo da Fé: O Santuário do Bom Jesus; O Santuário do Sameiro e a Sé, caracteriza-se pelos diferentes estilos arquitetónicos Romano, Manuelino e Barroco. Aqui encontram-se os túmulos de Henrique de Borgonha, Conde de Portugal e sua esposa, Teresa de Leão, pais de D.Afonso Henriques)Departure from the Hotel towards the city of Guimarães, here we will visit the Castle of Guimarães (one of the most known monuments of Portugal and where D.Afonso Henriques, the 1st King of Portugal was born); the S.Miguel Chapel (according to the legend where D.Afonso Henriques was baptized); and the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança (classified as a national monument since 1910, this palace functions as Museum). Departure from Guimarães towards Braga, located in the north of Portugal. We will visit the 3 sanctuaries that make up the famous Triangle of Faith: The Sanctuary of Bom Jesus; The Sanctuary of Sameiro and the Cathedral, is characterized by the different architectural styles Romano, Manuelino and Baroque. Here are the tombs of Henry of Burgundy, Count of Portugal and his wife, Teresa of Leon, country of D.Afonso Henriques)

$27.95 Cultural & Theme Tours

The Birthplace of Portugal Tour: Guimarães from Braga

European Capital of Culture (2012), Guimarães is also the cradle of Portuguese nationality. Walk through the battlements of the imposing 13th century Castle. X, imagining the battles that had taken place throughout Portugal's almost 900-year history. Before entering the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança, to visit the imposing palace of the century. XV, we pay homage to the 1st King of Portugal - D. Afonso Henriques - preserved for eternity in the statue of Soares dos Reis.It is then time to venture into the timeless streets of the Medieval Village, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There, you will live the stories, the secrets and, also, taste the gastronomic products that delight the senses of your visitor. Along the ancient alleys and sidewalks, which take us to a medieval tale, we will descend Rua de Santa Maria, to find the fantastic Baroque façade of the former convent of Santa Clara, the medieval square of São Tiago and the legendary Largo da Oliveira.When you finish, you will take in the heart the memory of one of the most beautiful cities of Portugal.Upon return, the driver leaves you at your hotel, or other place of your choice.