Braga and Guimarães / Historic Tours Minho FD

Porto (0)
from/per person 95 
  • City sightseeing
  • Audio guide
  • Groups allowed
  • Tour guides

Description

Braga and Guimarães / Historic Tours Minho FD

We leave the city of Porto in the morning towards the city of Braga, once the city of Romans and then the “city of the archbishops”, Braga is one of the main religious centers in Portugal where a strong predominance of the Baroque, we will discover its main sites of worship, particularly the famous Sanctuary of Bom Jesus and Sameiro, its historic center, its green landscapes and enchanted with the typical flavors of this famous region of the province of Minho. This city that earned him the title of “Portuguese Rome”. Finally we went to the Cathedral itself; a Gothic/Renaissance structure founded in 1070, including one of three Gothic chapels, Capela dos Reis. After a traditional lunch. Guimarães was then considered the birthplace of Portugal, Guimarães offers us a magnificent historic center classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (2001), getting to know the corners of the European Capital of Culture in 2012, where you can appreciate the evolution of a city of medieval origin that m its authenticity today. Here, you visit Guimarães Castle, the birthplace of Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal. Afterwards, free time will be available for shopping or exploring the city center before returning to Porto.

languages The tour is done exclusively in one language most of the time, but sometimes it can be done in two languages.

Available daily in Portuguese, English, Spanish or French.

What’s Included: – Guidance service – Transport by luxury private car or van, with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi – All insurance required by Turismo de Portugal – Bottled Water.

what is extra Lunch and any personal expenses (bottles of wine, drinks, souvenirs, snacks).

 Estimated local money needed 35 € – For lunch any personal expenses.

 duration About 6.30 hours PICK IT UP AND LET IT OUT LOCAL Pick up and drop off at the Port Terminal. schedule Daily: From (08:00/08:30/09:00/09:30) To (04:30/05:00/05:30)