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Minho Full Day Tour

Minho Full Day Tour

8 hours From
AU$146 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minibus tourMinibus tour
  • Tour Code
    LTP-19-2126
  • Operating Days
    Daily
8 hours From
AU$146 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minibus tourMinibus tour
  • Tour Code
    LTP-19-2126
  • Operating Days
    Daily
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    Escorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide TransfersTransfers Hotel pick-up & drop-offMealsMeals Lunch includedTransportationTransportation Transportation with driver

Summary

In this unique tour you’ll have the chance to visit Braga, one of the oldest religious cities in the world and also the sanctuaries that constitute the faith triangle: the Cathedral and the Sanctuaries of Sameiro and Bom Jesus. After a delicious lunch (included in the tour) you will visit Guimarães, the cradle of Portugal with its unique historic center – UNESCO World Heritage.

Tour Highlights: 

  • Guimarães Castle and city center – UNESCO World Heritage
  • Sameiro and Bom Jesus Sanctuary
  • Sé/Cathedral of Braga: the oldest in Portugal
  • São Miguel Church
  • Delightful lunch in the historic center of Braga

Departure Time: 9:00 am

Meeting Point: Pick-up in hotels between Porto and Gaia city center

Itinerary

Have a blast exploring the gems of Minho Region: Braga and Guimarães.

Your first stop will be Braga, the capital of Minho and one of the oldest Christian cities in the world with more than 2,000 years of history. You will have a guided tour of the Triangle of Faith: the Cathedral, the Sameiro Sanctuary, and the Bom Jesus Sanctuary.

You'll go up Mount Sameiro (the highest point in the city) from which you will enjoy breathtaking views that run hundreds and hundreds of kilometers. Not only for the Catholic faith but for its architecture, you will understand why this monument is so incredible in everyone's eyes.

You will take a short break in the historic centre of Braga to have your lunch and enjoy the view as well. Afterwards you will head to to Guimarães, the birthplace of Portugal and a World Heritage Site, since 2001. You'll discover the history of Guimarães and its significance to the foundation of the national identity and the Portuguese language as you go from one site another.

At last, you will return to Porto and your guide will drop you off at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Professional local guide
  • Transportation on a comfortable minibus
  • Complete lunch in a traditional restaurant
  • Entrances to castles, sanctuaries and monuments

Exclusions

  • Other meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

Important Notes

  • Child price and private tour (min. 4 pax / max. 8 pax) are also available. Contact us for more information.
  • Language options: Portuguese, English, Spanish or French. 

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