Braga

  • Accommodation:
    • Albergaria da Sé Hotel
  • Transport:
    • GETBUS operates a direct service between Porto Airport and Braga, costing €8 for a single or €14 return. Tickets can be bought on line or from the bus driver
    • For the train, take the METRO DO PORTO Line E from the Airport to Campanhã station. It costs €2.60 – for a zone 4 ticket
    • A one day tourist bus pass for all zones costs €3,35. Tourist tickets are available for 1, 2 and 3 days offering discounted travel on all city bus routes
  • Things to see:
    • Dom Diogo de Sousa Regional Museum of Archaeology
    • Monastery of São Martinho de Tibães
    • Raio Palace
    • Castle of Braga
    • Garden of Santa Barbara
    • Arco da Porta Nova
    • Palace of the Dukes of Braganza
    • Episcopal Palace, Braga
    • Braga Cathedral
    • Bom Jesus do Monte
  • Tips:
    • Take a trip to the Roman Thermae of Maximinus
    • Bom Jesus do Monte is a must see but there are over 500 steps. For less strain, take the vernacular which is situated by the toilets. Once at the top of the steps, you get an amazing panoramic view.
    • To get to Bom Jesus do Monte, take the no.2 bus from downtown Braga, on the west side of Avenida da Liberdade