Things to see and do - Braga
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Braga Travel guide
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Braga is much marked by its history and its reputation is of a town mired in the past. Punctuated by churches and convents, today it is nevertheless the capital of Minho and a lively centre with several industries (leather, textiles, brick making, soap factories, steel mills). On Tuesdays, at the fairground, the fair of the yokes takes place.
Tourist attractions Braga : Things to see and do
N103 P - 4700 Braga
The Baroque staircase of Bom Jesus is one of Portugal's most famous monuments. It represents the Northern Baroque style, carved from austere grey granite, enhanced by the whiteness of walls base coated with lime. The construction, executed over the c..
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Above Braga, between the serras of Gerês (to the north) and Cabreira and do Barroso (to the south), is the rocky valley of the River Cavdo and that of its tributary the Rabagão. Numerous dams hold back their deep-blue waters. Heading upriver there ar..
L.go D. Joäo Pecullar P - 4700 Braga
This magnificent church was built over several centuries. All that remains of the original Romanesque structure influenced by Cluny architecture is the south portal and arching of the main portal ornamented with scenes from the Story of Renart. The i..
Largo S. João Do Souto, 131 P - 4700-326 Braga
Located in Braga’s historic city centre, this hotel is only 200 metres away from the Sé Cathedral de Braga. It offers rooms with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The air-conditioned rooms at the Hotel Dona Sofia are decorated in warm colours an..
Rua Dos Capelistas, 85 P - 4700-307 Braga
Featuring air-conditioned rooms in the centre of Braga, this hotel is a 2-minute walk from Braga Cathedral and the historic centre. All rooms have a sunny interior with bright colours and large windows. Cable TV with 36 channels and a work space are..
Rua De São Marcos 80 P - 4700-328 Braga
Prix Prices from : 30 €
Free Wi-Fi and air-conditioned rooms are offered by this hotel on one of the main commercial arteries in the historic Braga. Liberdade Fashion Street Centre is only 100 metres away. White painted walls provide an airy atmosphere to the rooms and sui..
Rua D. Frei Caetano Brandão 95 P - 4700-031 Braga
One of the busiest restaurants in Braga, thanks to its central location and an owner who knows how to keep his customers happy. In the rustic yet contemporary dining room, savour well-prepared and presented Portuguese cuisine.
av. General Carrilho da Silva Pinto 8 P - 4715-380 Braga
6 km P - 4715-056 Braga
Arco-Bom Jesus (junto ao elevador) P - 4715-054 Braga
Small, with modest setting and rustic-regional style that makes it quite cosy. Fish takes precedence over meat and the attention is friendly.
Campo das Hortas 7-8 P - 4700-210 Braga
Several generations of the same family run this popular restaurant business. It produces tasty cuisine in the wood stove, visible to the clientele. Noteworthy wine list.
Av. Central 134 P - 4710-229 Braga
Centurium occupies an attractive 19C building. Its most impressive architectural features are in its main dining room, which is embellished with elegant stone arches and columns. Traditional and international cuisine. If you are a meat lover, ask for..