Braga, is the oldest Portuguese city and one of the oldest Christian cities in the world, founded in Roman times as Bracara Augusta, has over 2000 years of history as a city. Located in northern Portugal, more specifically in Cávado Valley, Braga also offers opportunities for recreation and culture unique in the country, with its nightlife, cinemas, theater, exhibitions, museums and art galleries. It is a city full of culture and traditions, where history and religion live side by side with the technology industry and university life.
Guimarães – is one of the most important historical cities of Portugal, and its historic center considered Cultural Heritage of Humanity, making it definitely one of the biggest tourist centers in the region. Its streets and monuments breathe history and enchant those who visit. Guimarães is often referred to as the “Cradle City” due to the fact there have been established the administrative center of Portucalense by D. Afonso Henriques 1st King of Portugal and the historical importance that the Battle of São Mamede, fought on the outskirts of the city on June 24, 1128This entry was posted in Travel & Tours. Bookmark the permalink. ← Porto City Santiago de Compostela →