Destination guide

Culturally rich Braga will entice you

Take a vacation to Braga and enjoy the area's cathedral, monuments and culture. Renowned for its football games, cheese shops and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like Santa Barbara Garden and Archbishop's Palace. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Braga

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Braga a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rabada Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Feitosa Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Golf Quinta da Barca (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Pao de Lo de Margaride (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Pedra Bela Viewpoint (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • In Guas do Gerês (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Braga

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Braga. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Barbara Garden (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Penha (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Rabada Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Parque do Arnado (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Termas Park (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Ofir Beach (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Braga

The nearest airport is in Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro), located 25.1 mi (40.4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Braga Station.

Where to stay around Braga?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 554 vacation rentals near Braga. From 203 Houses to 44 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Braga for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Braga?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Braga. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santa Barbara Garden: 1,121 vacation rentals
  • Braga (BGZ): 1,176 vacation rentals
  • Medina Museum: 1,119 vacation rentals
  • Braga Cathedral (Se Braga): 1,124 vacation rentals
  • Sameiro Sanctuary: 924 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Braga! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Braga?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Braga:

  • Viana do Castelo: 897 rentals
  • Matosinhos: 2,213 rentals
  • Guimarães: 627 rentals
  • Ponte de Lima: 1,057 rentals
  • Vila do Conde: 2,518 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Braga?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Braga. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Santa Barbara Garden: 1,121 rentals
  • Medina Museum: 1,119 rentals
  • Braga Cathedral (Se Braga): 1,124 rentals
  • Sameiro Sanctuary: 924 rentals
  • Theatro Circo: 1,114 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Braga listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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