Braga: a thousand reasons to brag about!

Tip: There’s a lot more than some images on a video – it’s hard to focus when temptation comes in so many different ways, live it, you won’t forget it, ever!

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Vinho Verde Fest Braga 2016

Vinho Verde is only produced in the northwest of Portugal. It is impossible to make it in any other part of the world. This wine characterizes by its lightness and softness, freshness, a slight acidity and is lower in alcohol. It is a wine whose best qualities show when it is still young, unlike the old saying “the older it gets, the better it becomes”.
It is superb in the Summer, it goes well with fish, seafood, white meat and salads.

vinho verde fest 2016

Tip: from 10 to 12 June the festival will take place at the heart of the city, Avenida Central, the event where you can taste more than 100 different brands from all the sub-regions

Biscaínhos Palace and Museum | Braga

Its main style is Baroque, this beautiful manor house was built in the late 16th and early 17th century. It belonged to the same family for 300 years, until being purchased by the state in 1963, after a period of  reorganisation and renovation the Palace reopened to the public as a museum in 1978. Both the elegant interior rooms and the exotic gardens built at three levels are a must-see destination when visiting the city. The Biscaínhos Palace and Museum is located in Rua dos Biscainhos in central Braga.

OPENING HOURS:

The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays, 10:00-17:30, and it is closed on Mondays, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, the 1st May and Christmas Day.
The entrance is free on Sundays until 14:00.
Visits to the library need to be booked in advance.