Minho

(Guimarães and Braga)

The city of Guimarães is referred as cradle city of Portugal due to the fact that it was the place the first king of Portugal was born. The city where its historic town centre is classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Known for its Castle, the Duke´s Palace and its historic town centre and much more.


The city of Braga is known as being the oldest Christian city in Portugal founded in the Roman times as Bracara Augusta. City with over 2000 years old of history with full of culture and traditions where history and religion lives side by side in a harmony with the technology industry and university life. 

Enjoy your time in the region of Minho with LG Porto Tours. You will get to know the most emblematic and nicest spots in the wonderful cities of Braga and Guimarães in a private vehicle with driver and tour guide.

We will pick you up, from your hotel or place of your choice, and start this private tour from the city of Porto.

LG Porto Tours will help you to organize the best possible tour as much as possible to your own interests and likes.

Tour program:

​Braga

 

  • Visit the historical city centre and to Sé de Braga (cathedral), the first Portuguese cathedral, erected several decades before the founding of the country.

  • Visit to Santuary of Bom Jesus do Monte, the Sanctuary surrounded by a magnificent landscape. The stairway leading to the top contains 17 landings adorned with symbolic fountains, allegoric statues and other Baroque style decoration or,

  • Visit the Monastery of São Martinho de Tibães, became the Portuguese and Brazilian headquarters of the Order of Saint Benedict. The monastery´s grandeur is set off by the surrounding grounds that include an 18th century chapel dedicated to Saint Benedict.

 

​Guimarães

 

  • Visit the Castle of Guimarães, the castle´s presence evokes the exciting mixture of legend, poetry and heroism that surrounds the beginning of Portuguese history.

  • Visit Paço dos Duques, majestic manor house of the fifteenth century, palace of vast dimensions, with architectural features of fortified house, strong strands covers and numerous cylindrical chimneys that show the influence of the stately architecture of northern Europe, it is a unique example in the Iberian Peninsula. 

  • Visit the historical city centre of Guimarães.

 

Include:

  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel, apartment or any place of your choice

  • Wi-fi available in the vehicle

  • Water available in the vehicle

  • Completely customized private tour

  • Liability insurance

  • Alcohol-based hands sanitizers available in the vehicle

 

Exclude:

  • Entrance fees (monuments and other visits)

  • Meals.

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