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Minho Free Walking Tours

Rua do Souto | Arco da Porta Nova, Braga 4700-422, Portugal
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Unexpected delight in Braga

From Porto we took the one hour journey by train with no real idea about what we might find in... read more

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Robert M
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Great Tour

Paulo was a great tour guide! Very personable and fun! He knew and shared a lot about the history... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michelle F
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The concept of Free Walking Tours is spread throughout Europe. Now it's present in Braga too! Braga is an amazing city in Portugal waiting for you to discover it. In our Tours, you will see a triunfal arch, historic churches, roman remains, magnificent palaces, a beautiful garden, and much more... Everyday, at 11am and 3pm, at Arco da Porta Nova! Look for the green umbrella!
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua do Souto | Arco da Porta Nova, Braga 4700-422, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

From Porto we took the one hour journey by train with no real idea about what we might find in Braga. The day was pleasantly warm and, after some confusion about where to get tourist advice or directions at the train station, we made the...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Paulo was a great tour guide! Very personable and fun! He knew and shared a lot about the history and culture of Braga. I would highly recommend it!

Thank Michelle F
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Minho F, Gerente at Minho Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank ypu so much! We hope you enjoyed a lot! Kind regards! João Gomes

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the fun chance to have a tour with just Paulo and myself, and it was fantastic. I learned so much about the city and Paulo kept things interesting and funny.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of four led by Pedro, a near native of Braga, we moved at a good pace mainly within the old city walls. Pedro pointed out and explained the historical and cultural of many buildings and structures. As we approached the rear of the...More

Thank Ken C
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Minho F, Gerente at Minho Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ken! Thank you so much for your review! Let me just make a note. The name of the guide is Paulo and hel loved the tour with you! Kind regards! João Gomes

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best way to explore the city. Our tour guide, Paolo, was so nice and funny. He told a lot about the city and we’ve been to places we wouldn’t have seen on our own. We really recommend this tour.

Thank Gina H
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Minho F, Gerente at Minho Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for join us! Kind regards! João Gomes

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great walking tour through Braga with our enthousiastic and spontanious guide Paulo! A very detailed and diverse tour through the old city centre! Thanks a lot!!

Thank Janssen12_12
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Minho F, Gestor at Minho Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you so much! Nice to meet you!

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

It's a great tour with all ingredients: walking, discovering history, having fun, meeting new people and a local guide, who knows and loves Braga. Just try yourself!:)

Thank Svet Lana S
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Minho F, Gerente at Minho Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Came back always!

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and i were by chance the only english-speaking participants and thus got a private tour with Paul :) he was simply amazing and took us to all these interesting “only locals know them” spots in Braga! The best walking our we ever had!!

Thank Sonja M
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Minho F, Gerente at Minho Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review! Kind regards!

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We weren't sure if it will hold since it was a free walking tour, but before we arrived, Paulo and his colleague were there! They were very kind. Paulo explained all we needed to know, he was patient as my friend brought her two year...More

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Minho F, Gerente at Minho Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you so much for your words! You were amazing!

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We had a fab time walking around Braga with Paulo. He gave us a very detailed tour and was clearly enthusiastic about Braga himself which always helps. He talked to us about our trip, asked us questions, gave us some tips and had a laugh...More

1  Thank Melissa C
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Ben D
3 May 2018|
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Response from Minho F | Property representative |
Hello. You can find a parking area in Campo das Hortas (rua Andrade Corvo) next to the meeting point at Arco da Porta Nova.
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Maria B
8 October 2017|
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Response from Minho F | Property representative |
Hi! Our free tour in Braga takes place every day (rain, shine or snow). Just come to our meeting point at Arco da Porta Nova (D. Diogo de Sousa`s Street) at 11:00 am or 3:00 pm and look out for Minho Free Walking Tours... More
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