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Book flights to Braga

Located in northern Portugal, Braga is a city full of history and youthful energy. Founded over 2,000 years ago, it's known as Portugal's religious centre and is home to the country's oldest cathedral. The city centre features a maze of narrow streets lined with Baroque churches and elegant plazas. Wander through the lively university district, a contrast to the tranquillity of the Santa Barbara Garden. Braga isn't just about the past. Catch a concert or explore contemporary art galleries, experiencing the city's lively cultural scene.

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Airports near Braga

You have choices when it comes to reaching Braga. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Braga.

Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport

Located in Porto, Portugal, Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is the closest international airport to Braga. It is approximately a 40-minute drive from Braga and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.

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Vigo-Peinador Airport

Situated in Vigo, Spain, Vigo-Peinador Airport is another option for travellers heading to Braga. It is approximately a 1-hour drive from Braga and offers both domestic and international flights.

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Santiago de Compostela Airport

Located in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, this airport is about a 2-hour drive from Braga. It serves as a regional airport with connections to various European destinations.

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Lisbon Portela Airport

Although not as close as the previous options, Lisbon Portela Airport is the largest international airport in Portugal. It is approximately a 3-hour drive from Braga. travellers may need to take a connecting flight or use other means of transportation to reach Braga from Lisbon.

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Rather than paying for your Braga flights upfront, you can instead use Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solutions to help you split the cost of your flights into more manageable instalments.

You'll get greater flexibility when planning the budget for your trip to Braga! You won't need to pay any interest, however, this will depend on the specific terms set by the lending provider.

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Things to do in Braga

Exploring Braga's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Sé Cathedral (Braga Cathedral)

This magnificent cathedral is the heart of Braga's religious heritage. Construction began in the 11th century, resulting in a fascinating mix of Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque architectural styles. Inside, you'll find a treasure trove of religious art, including the stunning gilded Chapel of the Kings. Be sure to climb the granite steps of the main facade for panoramic views of the city.

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Bom Jesus do Monte

This stunning sanctuary perched atop a hill is a must-visit for anyone visiting Braga. Take the funicular railway or climb the imposing Baroque stairway, adorned with elaborate fountains and sculptures depicting the Stations of the Cross. The reward at the top is the beautiful Sanctuary of Bom Jesus, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

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Biscainhos Palace

This impressive 18th-century palace is a jewel of Baroque architecture. Explore the lavishly decorated rooms, adorned with azulejos (painted tiles), intricate woodwork, and magnificent ceilings. The palace also houses a fascinating museum showcasing decorative arts, furniture, and religious artefacts. Don't miss the luxurious gardens, offering a peaceful escape from the city.pen_spark