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The Tourists' Affairs

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Address: Rua Doutor Justino da Cruz 152, Braga 4700-314, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 927 504 494
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We are The Tourists' AffairsCome with us, be a bracarense, be a minhoto and...

We are The Tourists' AffairsCome with us, be a bracarense, be a minhoto and fall in love with our Green...…have an affair!Born from the will of an archeologist and an architect, The Tourists’ Affairs is proud of its roots and offers an alternative programme. See the Minho and get to know its nooks, its traditions and secrets through the eyes of locals.Discover the ancient Bracara Augusta of the Romans and the modern day Braga. Get lost in time, in the stories and in the places.Join us for a walk, fall in love around a coffee table, at the tasca or restaurant, because Minho is all about flavour.Always travel in the comfort of a highly customized environment and join the adventure......have an affair!reg. nº.: 46/2013 (RNAAT)

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Amazing days with Joao

We arranged two day tours north of Porto through Portugal Premium Tours. Lucky for us, they called upon Joao from Tourists' Affairs to be our guide. We spent two delightful days... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Oak Island, North Carolina

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arranged two day tours north of Porto through Portugal Premium Tours. Lucky for us, they called upon Joao from Tourists' Affairs to be our guide. We spent two delightful days touring the Alvarinho area and Park Geres. I would certainly echo other reviewers who found Joao very knowledgeable, very personable, and an excellent guide. He quickly perceives your interests... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing day with Joao - one of the best guides in the business! He was engaging, informative, and gracious. We had experiences that added immensely to our (too brief!!) time in Portugal; it was not just the typical hot spots for tourists. Joao really tailored the day to fit our preferences, and beyond wholeheartedly recommending The Tourists... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Booked a one day private tour of Braga. Our guide was very friendly and good fun to be with. Tour took in main sights of Braga itself and also other out of town sites of interest that we got to via a Merc mini bus van. Our only slight gripes being history buffs was that some of the sites were... More 

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Lochristi, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Our guide Isabel Leitao (who is an archeologist) was eager to show the beautiful city of Braga. Lots of information, also well related to the modern city. After the tour Isabel took time to sit with us, reply to questions and talk about daily life. Thumbs up for Isabel!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our ship was stopping at Leixoes and we wanted a guided tour of Porto. We booked with The Tourists' Affairs through an agent and on the day we were met by Isabel and Joao. We had the most wonderful day with them and saw so much more of Porto than any cruise ship tour could offer. Both Isabel and Joao... More 

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My husband, 14 year old son and I decided to tour the Douro Valley with Joao - our only day in Porto (port stop on a cruise). We are glad we did - it was a fantastic experience. The valley is BEAUTIFUL - truly breathtaking - pictures do not do it justice!!! Joao was friendly and knowledgeable - answering all... More 

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Lathum, Gelderland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had a one day excursion in Braga and Guimaraes by Isabel. It was very good, Isabel gave us al lot of details about the history of the city's. She is very enthusiastic, speaks very well English, and made the day for us very special. We learnd a lot! Thanks to Isabel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

If you want to experience not only a knowledgeable guide but also a charming person, then your Portugal experience should include time with Joao. After 7 days with a less than acceptable guide, we were so fortunate to spend our last three days with Joao. He shared his immense knowledge of Portuguese history and culture with us. His enthusiasm was... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We found The Tourists Affairs through a referral from our guide in Lisbon. Joao was accommodating of our last minute change for a tour of the city of Porto rather than the Douro valley. We fell in love with Porto at first site and wanted to make the most of the time there. The day included a morning walking tour,... More 

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Braga District, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Tired of a tourist guide who just tells you the dates of when things were built and not much more? Want to know more of the social history, of the people who lived behind the facades? Then take a tour with Isabel - she speaks excellent English, knows lots about the town and can answer even the most obscure questions!... More 

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