Alto Minho Full-Day Tour from Braga with Lunch

Tours & Sightseeing in Viana do Castelo

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Visit the Alto Minho region, the region where you can absorve the atmosphere and the culture of  the city of Viana do Castelo, the beautifull town of Ponte de Lima and the pitoresque village of Arcos de Valdevez.Our experienced tour guide will take you through the green landscapes of this region in our mini van, where you will make many stops to enjoy the views and learn from this history. This tour includes a traditional lunch - Local gastronomy is an icon from Portugal. Come with us to the heart of Portugal and feel the history and the culture of this unexplored region.
The day starts at 9:00 with a meeting at your hotel in Braga and you’ll head towards the beautifull green region of Portugal, title given to this region due to the fertility of its soils that confer a vivid green colour to the landscape as far as your eyes can reach. We will head towards Viana do Castelo, a city located between the river, the ocean and the mountains. The rich history of this wonderfull city will be explained while we walk through medieval streets, blue tiled churches and traditional jewelery shops where we will find the famous "Coração de Viana" Then, we continue to Ponte de Lima, considered the oldest town in Portugal and a gastronomic reference of the country. Here, you will be guided through the pitoresque streets, narrow alleys and the ancient bridge.This will also be the moment to enjoy traditional lunch at a local restaurant (included). After lunch you will have some of the most beautifull landscapes, from the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, crossing the mountains of the National park of Peneda-Gerês, following the river Lima you will have the oportunity to witness the atmosphere of a small village - Ponte da Barca The tour will end at your hotel at 18:00 Come with us to visit the heart of Portugal!

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities