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Day Trips & Excursions

Guimarães and Braga Day Trip from Porto

Travel north on a day trip from Porto to two of northern Portugal's historic cities, which are currently basking in the European spotlight. First, discover the country's origins in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Guimarães. Home to a 10th-century castle and the Dukes of Braganza Palace, the town today is filled with pride for being named the European Capital of Culture for 2012. Then visit the city of Braga, founded by the Romans more than 2,000 years ago. The oldest Christian city in Portugal, Braga is celebrated today as the 2012 European Capital of Youth.
$103
9 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Braga and Guimarães Full Day Private Tour from Porto

In this tour we take you to make a cultural journey through two of the most beautiful cities in the country. In order to know the history of Portugal we have to go to its roots and that means to go head north of Porto to Guimarães, the nation's birthplace, and Braga, a city founded by the Romans more than 2,000 years.
$51
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Porto to Guimaraes, Braga Day Trip with Sightseeing Bus Tour

Medieval relics, turreted castles, bell towers and baroque churches are just some of the sights you can expect to see on this day trip from Porto to two of Portugal’s most storied cities. With a professional guide, head north to Guimarães and tour its UNESCO World Heritage–listed Old Town, typified by pastel-hued houses. Then, travel to Braga, where ancient churches sit next to vibrant cafes, giving you a taste of both old- and new-world Portugal. This day trip also includes a ticket for a Porto hop-on hop-off bus tour, good for two different routes.
$69
9 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Braga and Guimarães small-group full-day tour from Porto with lunch

Visit two important cities for the history of Portugal. Begin with a visit to Braga, known as the Rome of Portugal. Later, stop in Guimarães, or the cradle of Portugal. You will explore history and religion side-by-side on this tour.
$108
9 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: Guimares and Braga Day Trip from Porto

Leave Porto for a day trip to two of Portugal’s most cultured cities. Accompanied by a private guide, travel to Guimarães, which lays claim to being the nation’s birthplace and boasts a UNESCO-listed center. View monuments that spell out its rich past, including the storybook turreted Guimarães Castle and the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza. Then, spend the afternoon in Braga, discovering its strong Christian roots at the Cathedral of Braga and Bom Jesus do Monte sanctuary. Enjoy personalized attention from your private guide and a flexible itinerary.
$49
9 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Tour to Guimarães and Braga from Porto

This is a full-day tour in a van. It includes a day trip to Guimarães and Braga cities with a stop at "Bom Jesus" Church and lunch in Guimarães.
$97
9 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Braga and Guimaraes Small-Group Full-Day Tour Including Lunch

Come and visit two of the most beautiful heritage cities in Northern Portugal: Braga and Guimarães. In this full day tour we will walk through the historical center of Guimarães known for its magnificent Castle and Palace of the Dukes. In Braga we will visit the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus and the imposing Cathedral.
$91
8 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Guimarães Half-Day Tour from Braga and Guimarães

Guimarães city tour (4 hours, morning or afternoon)  guides you through the classified UNESCO world heritage site, cradle of Portugal. You can be picked up at your hotel in Braga by our friendly tour guide and on board of our comfortable minivan our guide will take to the medieval streets of Guimarães. While you visit the main monuments of the city during your walking tour, your guide will explain you the history of the Portuguese independency and also other important moments of the Portuguese history. The tour includes pickup and drop-off from your hotel in Braga or Guimarães, guided visit in the centenary streets, the main monuments of Guimarães and tasting of the traditional sweet gastronomy of the region.
$46
4 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Guimarães Half Day Tour from Porto

Delve into ancient Portuguese history on this 4-hour Guimarães tour, from Porto. Explore the city’s well-preserved historical center, a UNESCO World Heritage site, via guided tour. Discover landmarks such as the 10th-century Guimarães Castle, the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza, and the medieval quarter. Visit the Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira church, and hear the story of the nearby Padrão do Salado monument. Morning and afternoon tours are available to accommodate your schedule.
$57
4 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

From Porto: Braga & Guimarães Medieval Full Day Tour

As major tourist destinations there is plenty to see in these two beautiful cities. Guimarães is known as the cradle of Portugal, a city full of history and treasures to discover. Braga, stands notorious for its emblematic sanctuaries & numerous churches.
$97
8 hours