BRAGA FREE TOUR

BRAGA
FREE TOUR

Braga Free Tour
Discover the Portuguese Rome

If you’re looking for the best of Braga in one day, our Braga Free Tour is definitely the best tour for you. This free tour is a great intro to this surprising city and you’ll get to see Braga’s historical center most important sites in one single tour. Take Braga free walking tour will take you through 3.000 years of history showing you the unmissable Braga and offering you dozens of local tips and plenty of things to do in Braga. We’ll start our free tour at Campo das Hortas and as you enter through the Arco da Porta Nova, there is plenty to tell about the Roman heritage and the influence of the Catholic Church throughout the centuries. Did you know that Braga is still called today the city of the archbishops? Your guide will take you through the historical streets of Braga and as we pass by Braga City Hall and Public Library we will fell the weight of history. We’ll venture into the very heart of the city, the Arcada and Praça da República to admire the breathtaking baroque masterpiece of the Convent of the Congregados. If there is one architect that will be referenced along the tour his name is André Soares, the self-taught genius that decorated the city with its exuberant Rococo sculptures and daring towers in the 18th century.  Descending Avenida da Liberdade we will enjoy the colored flowered sidewalks until we reach yet another André Soares exquisite building, the Palácio Raio. While listening to secrets and legends of Braga, we will head towards the unmissable Sé De Braga but first visiting the Church of Santa Cruz and the typical spot of Frigideiras do Cantinho. As we approach Braga cathedral we will now know why Braga is called the Rome of Portugal but we still have many secrets to share. The Diocese of Braga dates back to the 3rd century but this incredible monument began construction after the city was conquered from the moors in the 11th century. The cathedral of Braga holds many architectural styles and amazing treasures inside its walls like a roman tomb or the Brazil Cross that was held at the first mass in the territory. Only facing this fascinating witness to Portugal’s history we are able to understand the expression “older than the Sé de Braga.” This is without question the city’s best walking tour and as you can see we go by many of the must see places to visit in Braga. You will also be rewarded by our guide’s top things to do in Braga and some suggestions to enjoy the Bom Jesus do Monte sanctuary on your own. Take our Braga Free Walking Tour so you make take many meaningful memories of Braga back home.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Campo das Hortas

  • Arco da Porta Nova  

  • Tibia di Braga

  • Piazza di Santiago

  • Chiesa di Santa Cruz

  • Ospedale San Marco

  • Palacio Raio

  • Viale della Libertà

  • Circo teatrale

  • Plaza de la República e Arcadas

  • Chiesa e  Convento dei Congregados

  • Torre dell'Homenaje

  • Capilla de Coimbras

  • Padelle Angolo

  • Vecchio Palazzo Vescovile

  • Giardini di Santa Barbara

  • ...E altro ancora!

Braga Free Tour

Other Information

Group Policiy

 

 

 

Minimum number of participants.

Groups of 7 or more are always welcomed. In this case, we require a prepayment of 10€ per adult and 5€ per youngster (14 - 18 years). This principle results from the need to protect and value the level of quality and dedication of our guides.

 

Please note that this Free Tour only takes place with a minimum of 4 adult participants.

How long does the Free Tour take?

In what language is the Free Tour?

The Free Tour lasts around 2h30. 

 

​The tour is exclusively in Spanish.​

What's included in the tour?

What's not included in the tour?

The tour includes a local Spanish-speaking guide expert in our history and ready to give you great tips to make your stay in Braga unforgettable.

 

The tour does not include transportation, entrance to monuments or meals.

How do I book the Free Tour?

You can book your Free Tour by clicking the Book Now button on this page, then choose the date and complete the booking form. You will receive your confirmation immediately. If you have any difficulties please contact us by email, phone or Whatsapp:

hello@takefreetours.com | +351 914 059 080

Is booking mandatory?

​Booking is usually not mandatory you can just show up at our meeting point and join the Free Tour. Although it is recommended especially during public holidays and festivities, at such dates you should book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

How do I get my ticket?

​Once you book the Free Tour a Booking Confirmation is sent by email. If you do not receive the confirmation email check your spam or contact us.

You do not need to print the confirmation, you can present it to our team on your phone/tablet at the beginning of the Free Tour.

Is the Free Tour accessible?

No. This Free Tour is not recommended for people with reduced mobility.

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