Braga
in Braga of Braga, Portugal

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
41.550 and -8.420 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 41° 33' 1" and W -8° 25' 12"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Portuguese
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:24 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/Lisbon
UTC/GMT offset: -1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:08 am and 8:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-41.750 and 171.567 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Carters Beach
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Portugal in Southern Europe

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Portugal.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Portugal. Last Update: 2022-05-20 08:14:11

Discover Braga

Braga in Braga (Braga) with it's 121,394 citizens is a city in Portugal about 199 mi (or 321 km) north of Lisbon, the country's capital city.

Local time in Braga is now 03:24 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Lisbon with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Braga, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Portugal is Braga Municipal Aerodrome in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Portugal is Historic Centre of Guimarães in a distance of 38 mi (or 61 km), East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Vila Verde, Amares, Guimaraes, Vila Nova de Famalicao and Barcelos. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 32%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 22nd of May 2022

20°C (68 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 23rd of May 2022

21°C (71 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 24th of May 2022

18°C (65 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Meliá Braga Hotel & Spa

Address
1,9 mi
Tenões,Avenida General Carrilho da Silva Pinto nº 8
4715-380 Braga
Portugal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Bracara Augusta Hotel

Address
0,0 mi
Av. Central No. 134
4710-229 Braga
Portugal

Time Information

Checkout: 23:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Burgus Tribute & Design Hotel

Address
0,4 mi
Rua Dom Afonso Henriques 28
4700-030 Braga
Portugal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel do Parque

Address
2,3 mi
Bom Jesus do Monte
4715-056 Braga
Portugal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 06:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Golden Tulip Braga

Address
2,6 mi
Estrada Via Falperra 71
4700 Braga
Portugal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Do Templo

Address
2,2 mi
Bom Jesus do Monte
4715-056 Braga
Portugal

Time Information

Checkout: 00:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Casa dos Lagos Bom Jesus

Address
2,2 mi
Estrada do Bom Jesus 71/73
4715-261 Braga
Portugal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 14:00 - 20:00
Weekend: 14:00 - 20:00


Villa Garden Braga

Address
0,5 mi
Largo de Infias
4710-299 Braga
Portugal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel do Elevador

Address
2,4 mi
Bom Jesus Do Monte
4715-056 Braga
Portugal

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Mercure Braga Centro Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Praceta João XXI
4715-036 BRAGA
Portugal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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TEDxYouth@Braga - MIGUEL GONÇALVES - Vencer o futuro

Published: December 20, 2011
Length: 39:58 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TEDxYouthBraga

Com um discurso motivador, Miguel Gonçalves, animou a plateia retratando o perfil desanimado com que os jovens encaram o futuro. Vencer é possível!! Tem que se trabalhar para isso!! BIOGRAFIA:.


TEDxYouth@Braga - ANTÓNIO MURTA

Published: December 20, 2011
Length: 17:05 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TEDxYouthBraga

BIOGRAFIA: António is a Managing Partner and co-founder of Pathena. Also, António serves as a Non Exec Board Member of 2 companies of Pathenas portfolio. António has a degree in Systems...


TEDxYouth@Braga - SUSANA BETTENCOURT - Objectivos ultrapassam dificuldades

Published: December 20, 2011
Length: 20:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TEDxYouthBraga

De origem Açoreana, Susana Bettencourt INSPIROU a plateia presente com uma historia emocionante, cheia de obstáculos e muita luta para a conquista de todas as suas metas. Muita vontade e...


TEDxYouth@Braga - ALVARO SAMPAIO - O que é o Design?

Published: December 20, 2011
Length: 13:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TEDxYouthBraga

Designer Industrial de profissão Álvaro Sampaio fala da sua opinião sobre a palavra Design e Design como disciplina. BIOGRAFIA: Álvaro M. Sampaio é Designer Industrial, Mestre em Design,...


TEDxYouth@Braga - PEDRO SEROMENHO - Escritor e ilustrador

Published: December 19, 2011
Length: 09:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TEDxYouthBraga

Actualmente escritor e ilustrador Pedro seromenho descreve como a paixão pelos números se transforma na paixão por ilustrar historias mágicas e sonhos. BIOGRAFIA: O autor Pedro Seromenho,...


HARLEM SHAKE DONA MARIA II - BRAGA

Published: March 15, 2013
Length: 18:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ricardo Ferreira

Dona sport 2013.


Pedro Salvador - Drift M3 Braga.wmv

Published: June 03, 2012
Length: 32:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pedro Salvador

Volta ao circuito de Braga com 3 amigos a bordo de um M3 E46 ;-) 2009.


Capoeira Sul da Bahia-Braga.mov

Published: September 22, 2011
Length: 53:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jonathan Richter

Public presentation by Capoeira Sul da Bahia (mestre Railson) professor Wiris and contramestre Careca. Braga, Portugal 28 August 2011.


Braga - Cidade Jovem (SIC)

Published: April 26, 2011
Length: 41:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Rui Dória

Reportagem da SIC em 22/04/2011 sobre Braga Cidade Jovem e Capital Europeia da Juventude em 2012. Realizada no inicio da Semana Santa.


Trackday Braga G1S1 - Saxo Cup vs AX GTI (versão completa)

Published: April 07, 2012
Length: 06:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tuiport

Voltas cronometradas da perseguição do Saxo Cup ao AX GTI. Aparece no meio da corrida um 106 GTI a levantar as 2 rodas no final da recta da meta.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Braga District

The district of Braga is a district in the northwest of Portugal. The district capital is the city of Braga, and it is bordered by the district of Viana do Castelo in the north, Vila Real in the east, and Porto in the south. Its area is 2,673 km² and it has a population of 831,368.

Located at 41.5442, -8.42194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Braga District

Cávado Subregion

Cávado is a subregion that is integrated in the Portuguese region of Norte. It has 6 municipalities or concelhos (in Portuguese) and is centered in the city of Braga (pop. 153,000). With an area of 1,243 km² and a population of 404,681 inhabitants, it is one of the most densely populated subregions of Portugal. Its name is derived from the Cávado River that drains a large part of its territory.

Located at 41.5442, -8.42194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
NUTS 3 Statistical Regions of Portugal

Museum Medina

The Museum Medina is located in Braga, Portugal, in the same building of the Pius XII Museum. The collection comprises 83 oil paintings and 21 drawings of the painter Henrique Medina. Among the collection there are many portraits, still life and landscapes. The museum was inaugurated on 21 June 1984, and was donated by the artist himself. Henrique Medina (1901-1988) was born in Porto where he graduated in art. He also studied in Paris, Rome and London.

Located at 41.5483, -8.4264 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Braga, Biographical museums in Portugal, Museums established in 1984, Art museums and galleries in Portugal

Nogueira da Silva Museum

The Nogueira da Silva Museum is located in Braga, Portugal. The museum consists of the legacy bequeathed by the entrepreneur Nogueira da Silva to the University of Minho. In his philanthropic activity and enthusiasm for antiques and works of art, he accumulated an invaluable collection which included many rare pieces of furniture, paintings, and sculptures from various periods and styles.

Located at 41.5519, -8.42179 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Braga, Museums established in 1975, Art museums and galleries in Portugal, Gardens in Portugal, 1975 establishments in Portugal

Saint Vincent Church

The Saint Vincent Church (in Portuguese, Igreja de São Vicente) is a 16th-century baroque Catholic church in Braga, Portugal, dedicated to Saint Vincent of Saragossa. Was built in 1565 and restored in 1691, on the same site where there was once a Visigoth church of the 7th century (656). I the sacristy there is a stone from that old building with the inscription: Here rests Remismuera since the first of May 618, Monday, in peace, Amen.

Located at 41.556, -8.42121 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Braga

Pius XII Museum

The Pius XII Museum is located in Braga, Portugal, in the same building of the Museum Medina, as the name from the Pope Pius XII. The collection of the museum comprise Palaeolithic, Neolithic and Bronze age implements, Pre-historic and Luso-Roman pottery. In the museum is a Peristyle part of a Roman Villa in the original location.

Located at 41.5484, -8.426 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Pope Pius XII, Biographical museums in Portugal, Museums in Braga, Museums established in 1957, Archaeological museums in Portugal

Congregados Basilica

The Congregados Basilica in Portuguese, Igreja dos Congregados is a Portuguese 18th-century baroque Basilica in Braga, Portugal. The church, a project from the architect André Soares, is flanked on the top by two bell towers, one of which was finished in the 1960s.

Located at 41.5512, -8.42136 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Braga, Basilica churches in Portugal

São João do Souto (Braga)

São João do Souto is a Portuguese parish, located in the municipality of Braga. It has a population of 932 inhabitants and a total area of 0.22 km². Located in the Largo Barão de São Martinho is the Café A Brasileira (The Brazilian Cafe), an establishment with a storied history in Braga, Porto and Lisbon.

Located at 41.553, -8.422 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes of Braga

Cividade

Cividade is a Portuguese parish, located in the municipality of Braga. It has a population of 1 884 inhabitants and a total area of 0.28 km².

Located at 41.546, -8.418 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes of Braga

Holy Cross Church, Braga

The Holy Cross Church in Portuguese, Igreja de Santa Cruz is a Portuguese 17th century church in Braga, Portugal, dedicated to the Holy Cross.

Located at 41.5494, -8.4241 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Braga

Braga Pedagogical Farm

The Braga Pedagogical Farm, is an educational and environmental farm located in Braga, Portugal. It has been open since 2004 and educational activities on the environment have been implemented. It occupies 2.5 hectares in accord with the region's small-scale cultures and traditional farms. Activity rooms complete this allowing visitors to understand the farm life and from where are the products they consume on a daily life.

Located at 41.5518, -8.41842 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Farm museums, Visitor attractions in Braga, Farms in Portugal, 2004 establishments in Portugal

Battle of Braga (1809)

The Battle of Braga or Battle of Póvoa de Lanhoso or Battle of Carvalho d'Este (20 March 1809) saw an Imperial French corps led by Marshal Nicolas Soult attack a Portuguese army commanded by Baron Christian Adolph Friedrich von Eben. Soult's professional soldiers slaughtered large numbers of their opponents, who were mostly badly disciplined and poorly armed militia. The action occurred during the Peninsular War, part of the Napoleonic Wars.

Located at 41.5442, -8.42194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles involving France, Battles involving Portugal, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Battles of the Peninsular War, Conflicts in 1809, 1809 in Portugal

capture of the webcam Braga: Quinta da Capela − Sul 4715-003

Braga: Quinta da Capela − Sul 4715-003, Braga (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Braga, Μπράγκα, براگا, BGZ, ブラガ, Bracara Augusta, Брага