Excursion à Braga et Guimaraes en minibus - Porto and North of Portugal
Excursion à Braga et Guimaraes en minibus: 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 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 12th century cathedral, the roman ruins of Bracara Augusta and Bom Jesus Sanctuary located in one of the city hill’s.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up-outside reception hotel in Gaia around 8.50am in Oporto around 9am.
Duration: Ten hours.
Languages: Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.
Others: Includes: entry in castle and ducal palace and lunch in a traditional restaurant. The tour might vary depending on weather conditions or events that could take place in certain dates.