Discover Braga’s charm on a sightseeing tour. Walk through the oldest Portuguese city, visit Bom Jesus Sanctuary, and enter the cathedral.
Braga Food Tour
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Explore Braga’s Heart and Flavors on a Walking Food Tour
Immerse yourself in the essence of Braga, its people, and its culinary delights with our captivating walking food tour. As a city deeply rooted in religious history, Braga was once the prominent diocese in the Iberian Peninsula, earning it the nickname “city of bishops.”
Only 54 minutes away from Porto by train, Braga is easily accessible and our preferred mode of transportation for this city tour. Embrace the convenience, cleanliness, affordability, and eco-friendliness of the Portuguese train system. Our meeting point, Arco da Porta Nova, is just a short 5-minute walk from the train station, nestled within the medieval wall as one of its gates.
Embark on a 3-hour journey to discover the captivating city of Braga and savor its most authentic Portuguese cuisine. Indulge in a delightful array of traditional dishes that showcase the true essence of this vibrant destination.
Think globally and indulge locally by joining our 100% Portuguese Foods Food Tour in Braga!
- Meet your local guide at Arco da Porta Nova and learn about the lifestyle of Braga locals.
- Explore the cultural sights of the town on foot, accompanied by a local guide.
- Enjoy a lovely glass of white wine close to the cathedral of Braga.
- Stroll through the public gardens and savor the best local cake.
- Experience the best of Portuguese cuisine and wine tasting.
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Interested in Making this a Private Tour?
Yes, we offer the option to make the tour a private experience in Braga. If you’re interested in a more personalized and exclusive tour, we can arrange it to cater specifically to your preferences and needs. Please note that a minimum of 4 travelers is required for Braga Food Tour. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Braga with a tour that suits your unique preferences!
Meeting Point: Arco da Porta Nova in Braga (circular itinerary).
After meeting your guide, the walking tour in Braga begins with a tasting of Portuguese products. You will have the chance to meet local people. Explore the city’s cultural sights on foot, accompanied by an expert guide.
Follow the lead of the food-obsessed Braga inhabitants and spend an afternoon hopping between bars and farmers’ markets on this 3 hours food tour in Braga!
The Farmers’ markets in Braga are open from Tuesdays to Saturdays.
Wine and Tapas Tour Itinerary
Portuguese cheese from 3 different regions.
Bifana (the Portuguese sandwich based on pork meat) and Gizzard with tomato and spices (Moela is the hind part of the stomach).
Bolinho de bacalhau (codfish cake), patanisca de Bacalhau (It is a typical Portuguese dish. It is made by frying shredded codfish in wheat flour, onion, egg, salt, sparkling water, parsley, and pepper).
3 Chocolate Tasting.
Tíbias (Portuguese éclairs with custard).
- All the food & drinks are offered on our hand-selected tasting menu.
- Five food tastings (a perfect balance of sweet and savory) and four beverage tastings.
- Guide during all Braga Food Tour (English-speaking).
- Travel insurance.
- Entrances other than mentioned.
- Telephone and personal expenses.
While we strive to provide all participants with a safe and enjoyable experience, we cannot guarantee an allergy-free environment on the Braga Food Tour. It is important to note that the local food establishments we visit may handle a variety of ingredients, including allergens such as dairy, gluten, etc. We strongly recommend that individuals with severe food allergies exercise caution and consider their health and safety before joining the tour.
If you have dietary restrictions such as not eating pork, alternative options can be provided. Please inform our team in advance so that we can accommodate your needs to the best of our abilities.
Unfortunately, our tours are not suitable for vegans or vegetarians. The Braga Food Tour focuses on introducing participants to the most authentic and traditional Portuguese cuisine, which predominantly includes meat, fish, and dairy products. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and suggest exploring other dining options in Braga that cater specifically to vegan or vegetarian preferences.
Our tour groups for the Braga Food Tour are intentionally kept small, with a maximum of 10 travelers. This allows for a more relaxed and casual experience, with greater access to your guide. With a smaller group size, your guide will have more time to answer your questions about Portugal, Portuguese cuisine, and provide personalized recommendations for restaurants and local insights. We believe that a smaller group enhances the overall experience, fostering a more intimate and interactive atmosphere throughout the tour.
We recommend bringing the following items for a comfortable and enjoyable experience:
- Camera: Capture memorable moments and delicious food along the way.
- Comfortable footwear: Please avoid wearing slippers or high-heeled shoes, as we will be walking throughout the tour.
- Small bottle of water: Staying hydrated is important, especially during warmer weather.
- Sunscreen and sunglasses: If it’s a sunny day, protect yourself from the sun by applying sunscreen on exposed areas of your body and wearing sunglasses.
- Extra layer of clothing: During cooler seasons, it’s advisable to wear an additional layer of clothing to ensure comfort throughout the tour.
Please note that these recommendations may vary depending on the specific weather conditions and personal preferences. We encourage you to check the local weather forecast before the tour and adjust your attire accordingly.
The meeting point for the Braga Food Tour is at Arco da Porta Nova, which is located just a 5-minute walk from the train station. This historic building serves as one of the gates in the medieval wall of Braga.
Yes, Braga is a relatively walkable city, especially in its central and historic areas. The city center features pedestrian-friendly streets, charming squares, and historical sites within close proximity to each other. This makes it convenient for visitors to explore the city on foot and take in the local atmosphere.
Yes, there are parking options available near the meeting point. Braga offers several public parking lots and street parking areas in the vicinity. Some nearby parking lots include Parking Avenida Central, Parking Estação Ferroviária de Braga (Train Station), and Parking Praça Conde de Agrolongo. It is recommended to check for available parking spaces and adhere to any parking regulations and fees applicable.
Public transportation, particularly the train, is highly recommended for reaching the Braga Food Tour meeting point. Taking the train offers convenience, affordability, and environmental friendliness. The train station is just a short walk from the meeting point, making it a convenient choice.
This tour involves easy walking and some stairs, as there may be historic sites and attractions with limited accessibility. Note that some tours do not include transportation by car. This tour is not recommended for individuals with mobility impairments and wheelchair users.
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