Visit Braga during Easter to witness the religious festivities of Holy Week. Discover a city adorned with popular religious symbols and decorated with flowers and lights.
Take a trip to the former Bishop’s residence, once the Portuguese starting point for the pilgrimage to Santiago. Set out down this former Roman road yourself, a route that served pilgrims for centuries as they travelled to Santiago de Compostela.
On the way, you’ll find three major Sanctuaries of the Virgin Mary.
Each one incorporates many fine examples of religious inspired works of art.
In Viana do Castelo; join the crowds for the three-day Festival of Senhora da Agonia (Our Lady of Anguish), first celebrated in the 18th Century.
Experience some of Portugal’s oldest traditions amidst the splendour of the nation’s original capital, including The Great Pilgrimage of São Torcato and the Festival of Gualterianas in Guimarães.