It is a dream tour through two of the northern most cities of Portugal. Two metropolises where the historical and the idyllic combine to provide the sensation of strolling through a fairy tale. Enjoy our Private tour of Braga and Guimaraes from Vigo.
On this private trip that will begin in the city of Vigo, you will have the company of an expert guide. Our guide will take you to the most important places in both Braga and Guimaraes. He will tell you about the most important sites and will take you to taste delicious dishes that can offer Portugal.
Best of all, you will do such a journey aboard a luxury vehicle. It is equipped to provide you with the best comfort throughout the day.
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Your guide will pick you up at the agreed meeting point in the city of Vigo. From there you both will go to the first city of Portugal that you will discover. It’s the city of Braga, famous for being one of the most ancient Portuguese cities.
The first place to visit will be the Cathedral of Braga. A very beautiful Romanesque building that was built in the 12th century. The interior is divided into three naves, but what you cannot miss is the great organ of the main chapel.
Then you will go to the other two points that make up the triangle of the faith of Braga. This is the Sanctuaries of Bom Jesusand Sameiro. They other beautiful buildings that are worth traveling with tranquility. After this you can shop a few items in the city or have a snack. Now it’s time to change the direction towards Guimaraes.
The city of Guimaraes, a World Heritage Site according to UNESCO, is also the birthplace of Portugal. There are great tourist attractions such as Guimarãe Castle. It was built in the 11th century and saw the birth of Alfonso Henriques, the first king of this country. You can walk its walls until you reach the tower of Countess Mumadona. It’s a site that will transport you until the middle ages.
Later you will visit one of the most beautiful places in this city. This is the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança. It seems to have been taken from the illustrations of any fairy tale in the best Disney style. The best of all is that you can visit its interior, admire in detail its rooms, chambers and of course its exquisite furniture from the 16th and 17th centuries.
Finally, you will walk through the Old Town. Here you will make several stops such as the Church of La Oliveira or San Miguel del Castillo just before returning to Vigo.
Enjoy our best Private tour of Braga and Guimaraes from Vigo.