A major Portuguese city, it is saying that Braga is far from possessing the aura of her sisters tourist, Lisbon and Porto Capital of a rural area, the Minho, Braga would almost automatically urban monster! A step that inevitably appear in a route to discover the northern Portugal in all cases. The historic center contains some beautiful architectural pieces, an important religious heritage: the Bom Jesus do Monte sanctuary, from the top of the hill, is a symbol of the city. Things to see and do: the best Take time to stroll around the historic center, from the Sé de Braga (Cathedral): outstanding buildings, churches, as well as restaurants and shops, in short, a framework friendly ... then take the funicular that climbs towards the Bom Jesus do Monte sanctuary (unless you prefer the staircase of 600 steps!), and make the transition from the pleasant park. Where to stay in Braga? You will find many hotels in the center of Braga 3 or 4 star good value for money, residences and cheap hostels ... Many establishments are located directly on the hill of Bom Jesus sanctuary, slightly eccentric therefore, but in a beautiful green setting. Note also a 5-star spa hotel for those wishing to indulge. Braga climate and seasons is not so far removed it from the ocean, so the city enjoys a temperate climate: in summer, it's hot, but not scorching, while in winter temperatures remain relatively mild. Identity Population: about 180,000 inhabitants Region: Minho Links Official Tourism Website of