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City break in Braga. Active leisure ideas for Braga - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Braga-Portogallo Braga is equally great for active recreation in nature, cultural rest or finding peace in many parks located in the city. Thus, such a popular leisure activity as canyoning is provided by such a company as Toboga. Both local people and travelers will gladly recommend such a fun pastime. Interesting tours are organized by NorthScape, Minho Free Walking Tours, Adventours offering to spend time in culture, enjoying the extraordinary expanse of Braga and its surroundings.
You can also rent a bike from Go By Bike to explore the numerous sights of the city. To play bowling, people visit Bowling House Fun & Coffee, and to get a great impression from billiards, they go to Bracara - Academia de Bilhar. Soccer Space offers a very interesting pastime - this is the opportunity to play "bubble football" and, of course, to get an unforgettable experience and a charge of positive energy for a long time. Those who are crazy about tennis are recommended to contact Clube Tenis Braga.
People who tirelessly keep their figures wouldn't mind visiting such facilities as Solinca Braga, Fitness Hut, Fitness Club Braga or Holmes Place Braga, and football players can try the mini version of this sport by visiting Complexo Desportivo da Universidade do Minho. You can also go to Akua Fit where there is an opportunity to do fitness and swim in the pool, thereby having fun and getting an unforgettable experience. Another great place to enjoy swimming is Piscina de Nogueiró. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Many hotels in Braga are distinguished by a special design, but Albergaria da Se deserves special attention. It occupies a restored historic building and is decorated taking into account the … Open
Those who like to watch how others play will certainly appreciate Estádio 1° de Maio and the games that are played here. Tourists who would rather prefer wonderful performances will certainly be pleased with a visit to Theatro Circo that often hosts interesting productions. Sometimes the institution becomes a venue for cultural festivals, so you only need to follow the poster. Or just ask local residents about what events are taking place at the moment - they will gladly answer, colorfully describe all the events, and recommend something that would definitely please a certain tourist.
Braga It seems like everything is beautiful in Braga - this particularly applies to breathtaking views of Braga and its surroundings, which can be admired for hours and even days, forgetting about the transience of time and plunging into a kind of trance. The best views of the city are offered by Miradouro do Monte do Picoto. The only nuance is constantly blowing cold winds, and since the picturesque expanses can make you forget about time and your own health, bear this in mind. Monumento ao Sagrado Coracao de Jesus also offers fantastic views of the city, presenting Braga with a completely different perspective.
The most prestigious hotel in Braga is Melia Braga Hotel & Spa, which is ready to please its guests with a decent choice of rooms and exclusive services. The hotel houses a large spa … Open
One of the most important landmarks in Braga is the Bridge of Prado built in the 16th century on the site of an ancient Roman bridge. It is interesting not only as one of the most beautiful places in the city and the whole of the region but also as the location offering picturesque views. It's a very romantic place that should be considered by all those who found their soul mate in the City of Archbishops or came here along with him/her. Other romantic places include the Garden of Santa Barbara where you can admire many well-kept flowers for at least a long time. Great places to walk are Parque de Sao Joao da Ponte and Jardim da Casa dos Biscaínhos.
Braga The city also has something to offer in terms of cultural institutions. Thus, Mosteiro de São Martinho de Tibães is strongly recommended to travelers who are enthusiastic about church history and monastic life, and Museu dos Biscainhos shows the life of noblemen in other epochs, thereby allowing to plunge into the history of the city. Braga couldn't be called the City of Archbishops without its many interesting religious structures. One of them is Museu PIO XII with its unique collection of Enrico Medina. Fans of archeology visit Museu D. Diogo de Sousa, and those who prefer art - House of Coimbra, Galeria Mario Sequeira, Nogueira da Silva Museu, Museu do Traje Dr. Gonçalo Sampaio.
In the heart of the city's historic district, you will find top-rated Hotel Bracara Augusta. A stone building housing the luxury hotel dates back to the 14th century, and even hundreds of … Open
If you want to wash all the weariness away, it's recommended to go through spa treatments. In Brag, the best facilities of this kind are Deeplyzen Day Spa and Aquafalls Spa. But if there is a desire to go shopping, Braga is ready to surprise tourists. Thus, for clothes, you should go to Estribo Malas e Carteiras, for wines - to Bracara Wine, and for interesting gifts - to By Heart. Fans of large shopping malls are found at Shopping Braga Parque or Minho Center where there is everything you need for quality shopping, and those who prefer buying interesting and unique things will appreciate Urdi and Loja do Cabaz (woven handbag shops, for which Braga is famous for). To buy memorable souvenirs, it's best to go to P'ra Ti Portugal Cultura.
When the sun goes down, you should think about where you can have fun at night. There are plenty of such places in Braga - thus, lovers of noisy parties gather in SETRA Urban & Cocktail Bar, those appreciating a little "hipster" atmosphere will surely enjoy Juno. Estúdio 22 will appeal to those who love outdoor cafes, Padaria Bar & Lounge is an ideal place for connoisseurs of excellent cocktails, and ALTAR is a bar where you can listen to live music while enjoying the wonderful taste of your favorite drink. Conclave attracts fans of interesting interiors and B-Side Bar Club - all those wishing to sing.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Braga
♥   Nature Park 'Litoral Norte' , 29.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Peneda-Gerês' , 35.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Alvão' , 55.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Monte Aloia' , 61.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'O Invernadeiro' , 112.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Braga
♥   Amusement park 'Scorpio' Guimarães, 16.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parque Aquático de Amarante' Amarante, 43.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Naturwaterpark' Vila Real, 72.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Braga
♥   Restaurant 'O Pórtico' Braga. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Panorâmico' Braga. Type - Traditional cuisine. 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ferrugem' Portela. Type - Modern cuisine. 9.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Moutados de Baixo' Vila Nova de Famalicão. Type - Regional cuisine. 15.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bagoeira' Barcelos. Type - Regional cuisine. 15.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Braga

Guide to your best city break in Braga - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Braga - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Braga?' disappears immediately.
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