2 days in Braga & Guimaraes Itinerary

2 days in Braga & Guimaraes Itinerary

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2 days in Braga & Guimaraes Itinerary

Start: Leiria
bus:  3​h 30​min
1
Braga
— 1 day
bus:  30​min
2
Guimaraes
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
End: Leiria

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Braga

Braga ©
Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city. Situated in northwest Portugal, Braga boasts many narrow pedestrian streets, plazas, and spiritual pilgrimage destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): snap pictures at Prado Bridge, enjoy some friendly competition at Bowling House Fun & Coffee, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Victor, then stroll through Largo Carlos Amarante, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Marcos Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Braga road trip planning app .

Leiria to Braga is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Guimaraes.

Things to do in Braga

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Bowling House Fun & Coffee ©
Bowling House Fun & Coffee
Igreja de Sao Victor ©
Igreja de Sao Victor
Sao Marcos Church ©
Sao Marcos Church

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Guimaraes

Guimaraes ©
The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Convento de Santa Marinha da Costa, make a trip to Vila de S. Torcato, admire the landmark architecture of Capelas dos Passos da Paixao de Cristo, then see the interesting displays at Museu da Sociedade Martins Sarmento, then stop by SurpriseMe Now, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa dos Lobo Machado.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Guimaraes trip planner .

Guimaraes is just a stone's throw from Braga. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guimaraes

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Museu da Sociedade Martins Sarmento ©
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SurpriseMe Now

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