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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Braga

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Braga with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Braga area

This Braga map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Braga and surroundings

Portugal - moving around the country

You can book a taxi in the cities. When traveling out of town, you will have to pay not only for the kilometers it takes to get there, but also for the trip back to the place of departure of the taxi. At night, the tariff increases by at least 20 percent. In Portugal, it is customary to leave tips for taxi drivers, at least 10 percent of the cost of the trip. You will also have to pay for the overall cargo. Lovers of sea transport can enjoy themselves by traveling by ferry to coastal regions and towards the islands of Portugal. There are also cruise liners, yachts and boats. If there is a need to quickly reach the islands, it is better to use air transport. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Portugal

With the onset of August, the festival days of music of Mare de Agosto begin in Santa Maria. In Piku, the Holy Spirit is celebrated at the conclusion of the Whit Monday. Maslenitsa is traditionally considered a time of repentance from sins before the beginning of Lent. Different regions celebrate the holiday in different ways: There is the noisy Brazilian version which is conducted in the streets. It is filled with musical extravaganzas and competitions by samba dancers. On the other hand, there is also a more somber, subtle and conservative kind of celebration. … Open

Photogallery of Braga sights

Our guide to Braga

Travel guide to Braga

Those fond of nature should certainly take a tour in the National Park Gerês Pineda. This park is of great interest not only for its nature, but also from an archaeological point of view; in its grounds researchers found several sites of remainders of ancient people. During the tour, guests of the park can stroll through beautiful oak forests, and even see the ruins of ancient villages, castles and monasteries.  … Open

Review of luxury hotels

A worthy competitor to the city's most famous hotel is Hotel do Parque occupying a unique 19th-century building. The hotel is located in the Bom Jesus Biological Reserve, being surrounded by thickets of exotic plants on all sides. Elite pearl-colored rooms decorated with fabrics of sky-blue shades offer a wonderful view of the garden. Hotel guests can always diversify their leisure time by visiting the spa, and in … Open

Stylish hotels

A beautiful modern building whose facade is lit by neon lights at night is occupied by Hotel Basic Braga by Axis. The interior of its spacious rooms dominated by white and noble gray colors is complemented by accessories made of natural wood and scarlet fabrics. All rooms feature a unique system of artistic illuminations, thanks to which the situation in the rooms becomes incredibly romantic and mysterious. Huge … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

No less attractive is Centro commercial Nova Arcada complex, where you can go to in search of new stylish clothes and nice accessories for your house. It houses a big Ikea store, where high-quality household goods can be purchased at the most attractive prices. This shopping center was opened only a few years ago and is located at a distance from the center of Braga. Even on weekends, it is not crowded, which makes … Open

Hotels with history of Braga

Hotel Dona Sofia located near the Cathedral of Braga is not deprived by the historical charm as well. The hotel occupies another spectacular historic building with a well-preserved finish, its interior is based on the most beautiful national traditions. On the floor and walls, you can see luxurious handmade carpets, in the rooms and public areas, there are paintings by outstanding contemporary artists. Special … Open

Advices for travellers

2. Dinners in Braga are quite early, so many restaurants and cafes close at 22:00. There are only a few eating places that accept visitors until late in the evening. 3. Despite the fact that the crime level in the city is one of the lowest in the country, tourists should be very careful in public places. Do not leave your belongings unattended at restaurants and cafes, and do not put valuable items … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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