Northern Portugal Minho Region

minho-region-tour.jpg Guimaraes Castle
minho-region-tour1.jpg Bom Jesus Braga
minho-region-tour3.jpg Braga
minho-region-tour4.jpg Guimaraes

Full Day (Duration: 8h approx.)


Price from: 100.00 euros

A private day tour of the lush green Minho region to visit Braga & Guimaraes.
  •  Explore the old town of Guimarães, World Heritage Site, with beautiful streets filled with history
  •  Visit the Cathedral of Braga the oldest cathedral in Portugal and, still nowadays, a religious icon
  •  Discover Bom Jesus Shrine, a gem of the Portuguese religious architecture



General Overview

Country: Portugal
Region: Northern Portugal
City: Porto
Duration: Full Day (Duration: 8h approx.)
Type: Full Day Tour Private
Theme: Private Shore and Chauffeur Guided Excursions
Group Size: 2 - 5 People
Price from: 100.00€
Transport: (More details)


The Minho region is like a small country itself. It's full of history and traditions, and it has a unique architecture and traditional cuisine,  which makes it one of the most special places in Portugal.

Guimarães is known as the cradle of Portugal and Braga, the city of the Archbishops. These are the two main cities in this region, and they're both worth a visit.

NOTE: The tour will be adjusted and scheduled according to your specific interests and needs.
NOTE 2: Our driver/guide will drive you during your tour, sharing stories and curiosities about the places you’ll visit as well as its historical context. Since our driver is also the guide, it’s possible that the guide won’t always join you on your visits inside of monuments

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:

  • 09:00AM Your private Chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel or cruise ship port 
  • Drive to Minho Region in the North of Portugal
  • First stop will be Guimaraes, the cradle of Portugal, where you will visit: the Castle, San Miguel Church, Bragança Duke Palace and old quarter, etc. 
  • After exploring the city center, it's time for a typical Portuguese lunch in a local restaurant.
  • In the afternoon we'll go on with our adventure and visit Braga,  one of the most important religious places in the country.
  • We'll start with Bom Jesus Shrine, a pilgrimage site with a unique Neoclassical Basilica
  •  This is one of the most recent World Heritage Sites, classified in 2019
  • Before returning to Porto, we'll stop at the Cathedral of Braga, for a short visit. 
  • Here we'll give you some free time to explore the astonishing gardens and admire the view of the city.
  • Return to Porto
  • 05:00PM Your chauffeur will take you to your hotel or cruise ship and say the final goodbye.


Prices and Dates

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(Price per person)


  •  Transportation in  fully equipped vehicles (See Transportation Section)
  •  Private English-Speaking Chauffeur (NOTE: that the chauffeur for this day is not an official guide so the clients will be taken right to all the monuments, but the clients will have to enter the monuments to visit on their own without the chauffeur.)
  • Entrance Fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrances to Guimarães Castle and Cathedral of Braga
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Pick-up and Drop-off at a designated spot
  • Free wifi and bottled water
  • Hand sanitizer and protection masks
  • Local Taxes


  • Transfers not specified in the itinerary
  • Beverages not specified in selected meals
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Personal & Travel Insurance
  • Tip and Gratuities

Pick up

  • Hotels or apartments within city limits
  • Other locations on request at time of booking

Drop off

  • Hotels or apartments within city limits
  • Other locations on request at time of booking

Cancellation policy

  • Up to 120 hours: no charge
  • From 120 to 72 hours: 50% penalty
  • Less than 72 hours or no-show: 100% penalty



  • Mercedes Benz E Class Sedan Car (2 to 3 People)
  • Minivan Mercedes Benz V Class (4 to 5 People)

NOTE: Or similar type vehicles in the same class as mentioned above.



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