Palace of the Dukes of Braganza

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  • Porto: Guimarães & Braga Tour with Entry Tickets and Lunch

    1. Porto: Guimarães & Braga Tour with Entry Tickets and Lunch

    The tour starts with a visit to the birthplace of the Portuguese nation – the city of Guimarães. This was the first city of Portugal chosen by the first king, Afonso Henriques. Known as the cradle of Portugal, Guimarães has preserved a medieval atmosphere at its core and is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your first stop takes place in the northern part of the city with a visit to the imposing 10th century castle and the majestic Dukes of Bragança Palace. Afterward the historical Santa Maria Road leads you to the charming square in the heart of the old town, Largo da Oliveira. After a relaxing lunch break in Guimarães that will certainly allow you to enjoy the pleasures of the cuisine of the north of Portugal, it will be time to continue towards Braga, the oldest religious capital of Portugal. Known to the Romans as Bracara Augusta, for centuries Braga has been and archiepisc...

    A very well-planned trip hat shows you the richness and beauty of the culture in Braga-Guimaraes and the the surrounding areas.

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What people are saying about Palace of the Dukes of Braganza

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 151 reviews

Violeta was a great guide, very knowledgeable and very personable. There were four of us, my wife and I speaking only English, and a Brazilian couple speaking only Portuguese. She handled it perfectly.

Our touguide Violetta was well informed and responded to our interests. We were the only participants and had a very interesting excursion. Braga is better than Guimaraes for a break.

A very well-planned trip hat shows you the richness and beauty of the culture in Braga-Guimaraes and the the surrounding areas.

It was an amazing tour, with a very good tour guide, she made the tour very interesting from the beginning.

Nice visit with Isa who is a passionate who will take you through all the eras of her 2 cities.