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Braga is a wonderful city, it is gigantic in diversity, both in its history, in its gastronomy, in viewpoints, in culture, traditions, monuments, handicrafts, popular parties (...) get to know Braga and enjoy these two days in this incredible city!


Your itinerary for today will start at the monumental Sanctuary of Sameiro, which provides you with one of the best views of the city, the panorama is breathtaking, especially at sunset.

Then you can visit the Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary, climb the hill inside the best known Bom Jesus elevator (funicular), visit Caves, undiscovered trails, bandstands and lakes, a unique area of fun for the whole family.


In July 2019, the Bom Jesus Sanctuary was classified as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO.



To relax, we recommend the “Hotel do Templo” which guarantees you a unique and special experience.


To start an incredible experience with your family or even as a couple, during a Saturday morning, you must go to Picoto Park - here you will find fun, security, immense radical activity according to age, which can last a whole morning!



Then, head to the Braga City Center, where you can get to know the variety of our gastronomy, you decide which to taste today - Japanese Restaurants, Thai Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Italian Restaurants, and last but not least, Restaurants Traditional, will you want to miss these gastronomic experiences?

As you are in the City Center, you will enjoy and visit the Historic part of Braga, a journey through time in modernity!


We advise you to visit some cafes with history, some of the most emblematic and iconic places that you will not want to miss a coffee or rest on a terrace, to enjoy the city.


For dinners, you can choose the restaurants indicated above, or choose to dine at Restaurante D. Elvira by the river - (With a stunning view over the Cávado river, an elegant space and traditional dishes to eat and cry for more, this is the combination that makes the restaurant Dona Elvira a reference in the gastronomic panorama of Minho)

The city lights come on, making it unique, you appreciate the Praça da República, because it is here that you feel the pulse of the city, it extends through a pleasant and lit pedestrian area, with a garden area and full of small surprises!

Today to stay overnight, you can choose to stay or stay for one night, at the Vila Gale Collection Braga, for a truly unique experience!


If you stayed at the Hotel Vila Gallé, you certainly made a great choice, so we will take you to another great experience.


To complete this last day, we will take you to the Peneda Gerês National Park, one of the biggest natural attractions in Portugal for its rare and impressive landscape beauty and ecological value.

You can settle in Rio Caldo, where you will find various activities in Rio, such as: renting a boat, riding a jet ski, riding a gull, inflatables (…) or else in the more radical activities of “Gerês Mont”, with the practice of activities such as canyoning, jeep tours, go kart cross, horseback riding, water hikes (…)


The offer of restaurants in this region is quite diverse, most of them located in the village of Gerês. (We leave you the link, and give you the addresses of some restaurants in the area)

During the afternoon you can take the opportunity to get to know the area, there are villages frozen in time, you can also admire the magnificent landscapes, thanks to the numerous viewpoints, immerse yourself in the crystalline waters of its waterfalls, enjoy the various monuments with many centuries of history and even relax in a village thermal!



Two unforgettable days that are worth repeating!




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13 from April from 2021

Sara MartinsMaarketing Assistant

History, Culture, Gastronomy, Traditions - get to know Braga!

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