Very nice and unique place. When we visited there was fog all around which made the scenery even more outstanding.
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One hour from Porto by a local train. In Braga there is a bus (number 2) at least every hour from the train station and from the center as well, with some half-hourly. The Baroque building is famous for the stunning ornamental stairway that zig...More
So happy we decided to visit. This is a magical place and it is easy to understand why Pilgrims come here and climb the stairs. Fantastic panoramic views. Beautiful statues. Gorgeous grounds. Fantastic church.
Extraordinary monument located in Braga. Go up the whole staircase along the via sacra until you reach the basilique, then take some time to see the landscape from above, wander a little bit around the park around, maybe up to the boat lake. Then take...More
We went here as part of a tour. Gorgeous grounds. Our guide did not encourage us to walk to the bottom, but if you are capable, you should as it is a great view looking back up the stairs. You don't need much time here-maybe...More
Our coach took us to this large and distinctive cathedral with an impressive number of granite steps ( which we did not climb). I would have liked to see the view from the bottom but our coach was too large and was not allowed to...More
Used to be for pilgrims, but now is a tourist site as it is beautiful and affords gorgeous views of the region. Cafes on site. Pleasant church. Grottos with religious statues. And oh those steps!
Not directly in Braga but just about 5 KM. You can take a taxi or public bu from Av de Liberdade (25 de Abrial) for 1,65€ each way, 20 minutes ride about every 30 minutes. Be advice that on Saturday from 11:10 is 1 hour...More