Braga is the 3rd largest city of Portugal that combines history and culture with mild weather, great hospitality and gastronomy. Braga has the services, choices and nightlife of a major city, along with a young and vibrant population.
With over 2000 years of a very rich history, Braga preserves one of the oldest Sacro-Montes in Europe, including the Bom Jesus de Braga, classified as World Heritage site by UNESCO.
In Braga, you can find the oldest Portuguese Cathedral and the Motherhouse of the Benedictines, the Monastery of Tibães (Mosteiro de Tibães).
Major Sights of Braga
- Circus Theater
- Bom Jesus church and baroque staircase
- Palace of Biscaínhos and gardens
- Church of Santa Cruz
- Church and Convent of Pópulo
- Sameiro Sanctuary
- Santa Bárbara city garden
- The Palace of Raio
- Main shopping streets of Braga (Avenida da Liberdade and Rua do Souto)
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The Weather in Braga
Usually July is hot and dry, but nowadays you can never really know!…Weather forecasts for Braga at the Portuguese Meteorological Office can be found here .