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Braga: Food Tour

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Braga: Food Tour

What you'll do

Braga, known as the city of bishops, is one of the wealthiest and most industrious cities in Portugal. Join our Braga Food tour that travels away from the crowds. Braga has its own unique charms that are best explored with a local guide. And what better way to experience the city's vibrant culture and food scene than with a walking food tour!

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Explore the culinary delights of Braga with this tantalizing food trail, featuring five different stops for tastings. Indulge in a diverse range of flavours and cuisines, and discover the vibrant food scene of this charming city.

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    This three-hour tour is an excellent introduction to the lesser-known food traditions, local institutions, and authentic cuisine of Braga. Your adventure begins at the Arco da Porta Nova in Braga, where you will meet your guide and get ready to embark on a journey of culinary discovery.
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    The tour comprises a small group of 2–10 travellers, giving you an opportunity to mingle with people from different parts of the world. Throughout the tour, you'll make several stops and taste some of the best traditional Portuguese tidbits known as petiscos.
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    Your first stop includes a tasting of Portuguese cheese from three different regions, followed by a visit to a local bar to try out the famous Bifana, a juicy sandwich based on pork meat. In addition, you'll also taste the Gizzard with tomato and spices, an exotic dish made from the hind part of a chicken's stomach known as Moela.
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    The exploration continues with a visit to another local spot where you'll try out the delicious Bolinho de bacalhau, crispy codfish cakes, and patanisca de Bacalhau, a fried snack made from shredded codfish. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a stop at a chocolate shop, where you will savour three different types of chocolate.
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    The tour culminates in a visit to a pastry shop that serves delicious Tibias, Portuguese éclairs with custard, and Fidalguinhos, a type of Portuguese cookie. Throughout the tour, your expert guide will provide fascinating insights into the city's food culture and the lifestyle of the Braga locals.
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    By the end of the tour, you'll have indulged in plenty of mouth-watering dishes, met local people, and explored the cultural sights of the city on foot. Don't miss out on this opportunity to discover Braga's food traditions and hidden culinary gems.
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    Please note this description is an example of foods you might taste and will vary depending on the season, day of the week, and group size.

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What's not included

  • Sadly, we have to notify you that our tour is not suitable or accessible to wheelchair users or strollers due to the challenging terrain at the venues we visit.

  • Unfortunately, this tour is not recommended for pregnant travellers or for people with heart conditions.

  • Although not compulsory, our team of tour guides would deeply appreciate gratuities and tips as a display of gratitude for the exceptional service they provide.
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Meeting Points

  • The meeting point is Arco da Porta Nova in Braga.

  • The tour lasts 3 hours, your start time will be 11.45 am

  • Kindly ensure you are punctual and reach the meeting spot 10–15 minutes prior to the departure time.
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  • No matter what the weather, our tour runs rain or shine all year round

  • The tour is in English

  • Bottled water is included

  • Additional orders placed during the tour must be paid for by the individual who orders them. If unsure, the tour guide will be happy to assist.

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended as there is some walking involved during your tour.

  • This is a private small tour and requires a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 10 people. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough bookings to meet requirements In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

  • The tour lasts 3 hours, starting at 11.45 am

  • Please note that this description is an example of the foods and drinks you might taste and will vary depending on the season, day of the week, and group size.

  • Due to the risk of gluten cross-contamination, the tastings on this tour are not recommended for those with gluten intolerance

  • We take pride in offering a collection of mouth-watering delicacies catering to diverse palates. If you have special dietary requirements or allergies, please let us know while booking.

  • Your tour will be led by a knowledgeable and sociable guide who will be with you the entire session and has a passion for sharing extensive knowledge about the Portuguese food, history, and culture.


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Cancellation policy

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 48 hours before the activity start time.

No refund is possible if you cancel less than 48 hours before the activity start time.

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