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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20-07-07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Certified with the CLEAN AND SAFE by the Portuguese Tourism Board and SAFE TRAVELS certification by the WTTC. Internal Protocol and Contigency plan was implemented with certified training of all staff. Cleaning and desinfecting measures are implemented for all the tranportation and facilities.
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Updated 20-07-07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Experience more of northern Portugal without the hassle of planning your own itinerary during this full-day excursion to Minho from Porto. Explore the historical centers of Braga and Guimaraes, as your guide teaches you about Portuguese history, before enjoying a typical Portuguese lunch in a local restaurant for a comprehensive, hassle-free day.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Living Tours
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Porto
  • 1
    Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sameiro
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    Bom Jesus do Monte
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Se de Braga
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Braga
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 5
    Guimaraes
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 6
    Guimaraes Castle
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Igreja de Sao Miguel do Castelo
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 8
    Centro Historico de Guimaraes
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Living Tours
    R. de Mouzinho da Silveira 352 354, 4050-418 Porto, Portugal
    meeting point at Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 352 -4050-418 Porto, next to São Bento train station for the tour with no hotel pick up included - Tour only option
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Highlights
  • Visit Braga and Guimaraes in the Minho region with ease from Porto
  • Explore Portugal’s oldest cathedral, Guimaraes Castle, and more
  • Lunch and round-trip transportation from select hotels are included
  • Letting someone else drive means you can appreciate the scenery en route
Important Information
Departure Point
Living Tours, R. de Mouzinho da Silveira 352 354, 4050-418 Porto, Portugal
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Confortable transportation on a Minibus with A/C
  • Professional Guide
  • Traditional lunch with drinks incldued (only for options with lunch included)
  • Admission ticket at Braga's Cathedral
  • Admission Ticket at Guimarães Castle
  • Hotel Pick-up & Hotel Drop-Off in Porto & Gaia (with Option with Hotel Pick-up is selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Se de Braga
  • Entry/Admission - Guimaraes Castle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Third party services are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Usually our tours run in one language but there are cases of one extras language or more.
  • Tours run in samll groups between 8 and 30 people
  • Duration: the hours of duration are approximate hours, The Tour is subject to local traffic, visit schedules, etc
  • Pick up: Free of charge in central Oporto and Vila Nova de Gaia hotels, for option with pick up included
  • Reservation is mandatory and requires an email request/confirmation. Bookings must be confirmed at least 48 hours befor the date of the servisse. Cancellations within 48 hours or less will be fully charged.
  • All tours depart from Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia
  • The services included in the tours/wine estate visits, restaurants, etc) are subject to 3rd party availability and may change without prior notice.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Lunch: included for option with lunch
  • Meeting point (for option with no hotel pick up): Living Tours at Rua Mouzinho da Silveira 352, 4050 - Porto, next to São Bento train Station
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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zoggsa wrote a review Aug. 2020
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Well guided tour with interesting insights into Portugal's history. Comfortable car and no waiting time during the tour. Lunch choice between fried and fried could be improved. We were contacted in several ways to arrive early. Less than 10 minutes before official start time we
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Navigator25235807546, Front Office Manager at Best of Braga and Guimaraes Day Trip from Porto
Responded Aug. 25, 2020
Good afternoon from Living Tours, We would like to thank you your time sharing your feedback about our tour to Braga and Guimarães. Regarding you opinion about the lunch we will pass your opinion to our partners so they can improve it. Regarding Living Tours procedures, on the day before we always call our clients to reconfirm the meeting point time. Althought we will check the situation with our employees and partners. Best regards Living Tours Team
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spideress wrote a review Jul. 2020
Stockholm, Sweden46 contributions35 helpful votes
Our guide Silvia is just pure amazing! The tour was fun, informative, very entertaining. Braga and Guimaraes are definitely worth the trip. I really enjoyed the sites at Barga and the city of Guimaraes. Admit Covid they have taken all the proper measures. We were instructed at
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Response from Navigator25235807546, Front Office Manager at Best of Braga and Guimaraes Day Trip from Porto
Responded Aug. 4, 2020
Good afternoon from Living Tours, Thank you very much for sharing your opinion about Braga and Guimarães tour. We do appreciate your nice words and we will share your review with our guide Silvia. Warmest regards Living Tours Team
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Globetrotter10079 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Seattle, Washington370 contributions175 helpful votes
I visited the old city of Braga, and Guimaraes. The tour guide was very nice, and spoke Spanish, and English to his guests. We visited a lot of places that had Catholic religious significance. We had a lunch in Braga, and at the end of the tour we visited a Castle in Guimaraes.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from LivingTours, Gestor de Front Office at Best of Braga and Guimaraes Day Trip from Porto
Responded Mar. 3, 2020
Good afternoon from Living tours, Once again thank you so much for your time sharing your feedback. Looking forward to seeing you maybe a next time in Porto. Warmest regards Living Tours Team
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mathladyca49 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Canada14,788 contributions78 helpful votes
The sites visited were marvelous but 30 minutes is not enough to visit Bom de Jesus. Trip heavy on Christianity and Catholicism doctrines. We only had time to go into the church, not gardens etc. Lunch was very good, Two choices, fish or pork. I felt the guide Pedro was very
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from LivingTours, Gestor de Front Office at Best of Braga and Guimaraes Day Trip from Porto
Responded Mar. 5, 2020
Good afternoon from Living Tours, Dear Sir, First of all we would like to thank you your time sharing your feedback about our Braga and Guimarães Tour. We are very sorry to hear that the tour didn´t go trought your expectations, mainly because of the guidance. We will talk with our guide Pedro to know what happen on that day, once this is not the kind of review that we are used to receive. We will take into account all your feedback so this kind of situation won´t happen again. Our sincere appologies for all the inconvinients. Warmest regards Living Tours Team
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pedro p wrote a review Feb. 2020
Lisbon, Portugal178 contributions115 helpful votes
diana our guide a real profesional, woderful her knowledge and always very helpful she makes an unforgettable trip food excelent the restaurant very beautiful, very traditional
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from LivingTours, Gestor de Front Office at Best of Braga and Guimaraes Day Trip from Porto
Responded Feb. 3, 2020
Dear Mr. Pedro. Once again, thank you very much for your kindness. Warmest regards Living Tours Team
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