Braga is the oldest archdiocese and Portugal’s third major city. It is also one of the oldest Christian cities in the World. The city's history reflects on the considerable number of churches and religious monuments, namely the Sé Catedral, the city's Cathedral, and Bom Jesus do Monte. In the past years Braga has become an important academic and research center due to the structures like Minho University and the Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory.
How to get here
The nearest airport to Braga is the Sá Carneiro International Airport (in Porto), around 50 km away form Braga.
Porto-Braga by GetBus will take about 50m. See the timetable and prices at http://getbus.eu
Porto-Braga by Train will take about 1h15m and the journey from the Airport to must be made via Porto centre taking the Subway (Line E -Violet) that connects the airport to one of Porto’s Train Stations (Campanhã) and then take the Train to Braga