Minho Region Full DayTrip to from Porto including Lunch

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Explore the unique and historic province of Minho in the north of Portugal.

Highlights
  • Go to Braga and Guimaraes
  • Visit the faith triangle of Braga : Sé de Braga, Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuaries and Nossa senhora do Sameiro Santuary
  • Discover the castle of Guimaraes and its historic center
  • Enjoy the authenticity of Largo da Oliveira

Description

You will be picked up from your hotel in Oporto to Minho. This unique tour starts in Braga, for about 4 hours.

Braga one of the oldest religious cities in the world, with its sanctuaries that constitute the faith triangle: Cathedral, Sanctuaries of Sameiro and Bom Jesus. You will visit Sé de Braga, the most important cathedral and monument of Braga, which dates back to the 12th century and Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuaries, Portuguese sanctuaries famous for its 116-metter stairway.

Discover Nossa senhora do Sameiro Santuary, a neo-classical monument built in the 19th century, which is a part of the most important shrines to Mary.

Enjoy a free time to lunch.

The tour continues with a visit to Guimaraes, at around 30 minutes from Braga. Guimaraes is considered the birthplace of Portugal and of her first king. Here, visit the medieval castle of Guimaraes, a national monument, which dates back to the 10th century. From the top of this castle, admire great views of the old city. Keep the discovery up at the historic center, where buildings from the 10th to 17th centuries are mixed.

Then, go to Largo da Oliveira, where you will find typical houses of the North that take you into another time.

After around 3 hours there, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Itinerary

  • Braga Cathedral

  • Bom Jesus Sanctuary

  • Sameiro Sanctuary

  • Guimarães Castle

  • Guimarães City Center (UNESCO World Heritage site)

Includes

  • Pick up from your hotel in Porto

  • Round-trip transfer from Porto to Minho

  • English-speaking guide

  • Guided Tour of Minho region

  • Traditional Portuguese lunch in a traditional restaurant
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Minho DayTrip to from Porto including Lunch
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Go on an unforgettable tour through Minho, rich in history and known for having the most beautiful natural landscapes in Portugal. Led by an English-speaking guide, the tour includes visits to Guimaraes Medieval Castle, UNESCO World Heritage site Guimaraes City Centre, lunch in a typical Portuguese restaurant, Braga historical centre and Cathedral and the Sameiro and Bom Jesus sanctuaries.

Duration: 9:30 - 10 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Pick up from your hotel in Porto / Round-trip transfer from Porto to Minho / English-speaking guide / Guided Tour of Minho region / Traditional Portuguese lunch in a traditional restaurant
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Schedule

  • 08:45

    Check in and meet your guide

  • 09:00

    Discover Portugal’s fascinating history on a full day tour of Minho

    The Minho region is just a short drive north from Porto!

  • Visit the ancient town of Braga

    Braga, founded under the name of Bracara Augusta during the Roman Empire, is one the oldest Christian cities in the World. Known as "Archbishops city" it has a monumental religious heritage and there are over 45 places of worship including the Braga Cathedral and the Good Jesus Sanctuary.

  • Enjoy lunch in a traditional Portuguese lunch in a local restaurant

  • Guimaraes

    Your next stop is Guimarães, a city often seen as the birthplace of Portuguese nationality. Settled in the 9th century, this picturesque city is home to a walled historic center, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • 18:00

    Drop off back to hotels in Porto

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