9:30 AM - Pick up at the Hotel
The tour begins with a pick-up from the hotel where the customer is staying.
10:15 AM - Bom Jesus do Monte (Braga)
We start our visit with the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte (18th century), classified as World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
11:30 AM - Braga (Historial Centre)
In Braga, we’ll explore the historic center, filled with churches and convents. We’ll enjoy coffee and traditional sweets at a unique pastry shop.
12:00 PM - Sé de Braga (Cathedral)
We will visit the Braga Cathedral, one of the oldest buildings in the city, dating from the 11th century. Considered a center of Episcopal irradiation and one of the most important Romanesque temples in the country, here are the tombs of Henry of Burgundy, Count of Portucale, and his wife, Teresa of León, D. Afonso Henriques’ parents.
1:30 PM - Guimarães
We arrive at the birthplace of Portugal’s first king, Afonso Henriques and we take a break for lunch in a typical restaurant in the historic center of Guimarães.
3:00 PM - Ducal Palace of the Bragança
The Palace was constructed in the 15th century for Afonso the 1st Duque of Bragança.
4:00 PM - Castle of Guimarães
The Countess Mumadona Dias ordered the construction of the castle in the mid-10th century, it suffered several modifications over the following centuries.
5:00 PM - Return to Porto
Drop off at the hotel.
The Food Tour Experience aims to showcase a centuries-old Portuguese practice of preserving fish in the city of Matosinhos.