Culture, nature and gluttony: we created a perfect plan by one of our favorite triads so that you can fully enjoy this autumn season and enjoy the best that Braga and Minho have to offer.
Theatre, concert, conversations: In autumn, Theatro Circo has it all!
Whether watching a play or a concert, Theatro Circo has a rich cultural program for the autumn months. The season gets off to a great start with an interpretation of Shakespeare's best-known work – Hamlet –, which takes the stage on September 24th.
- Walking distance from Hotel Moon & Sun Braga: 3 minutes
- Theatro Circo Cultural Program: www.theatrocirco.com
Autumn painted Gerês is a delight for nature lovers
If you are a nature lover, a visit to the Gerês National Park is a must. To see and feel the changes of season in Portugal, there is no place like Mata de Albergaria, in the Peneda-Gerês National Park. With autumn, the colors of the season paint the blanket of trees that are there in brown, red and gold.
- Driving distance Hotel Moon & Sun Braga: 1 hour
For those with a sweet tooth: roasted chestnuts to warm the soul
There's no mistaking it: with the arrival of autumn, sellers of roasted chestnuts appear throughout the city of Braga, spreading the characteristic smell of this delicacy. If you enjoy this delicacy, go to Praça da República and buy a cartux of chestnuts – they really are “Hot and Good”.
- Walking distance from Hotel Moon & Sun Braga: 1 minute
Architecture tours: Monastery of Tibães is a mandatory stop
The Monastery of Tibães is one of the oldest buildings in the city of Braga. Its origin dates back to the end of the distant 10th Century and beginning of the 11th Century. Being an excellent example of Portuguese religious architecture, the Monastery of Tibães plays a fundamental role in the national culture, having functioned as a training center for architects, carvers, gilders, imaginaries and sculptors, many of them active players in the construction of buildings erected in the 17th century.
Visits from Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
- Driving distance to Hotel Moon & Sun Braga: 12 minutes
The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is back in Braga
'Common Places' — 'Common Places' — is the theme chosen for the 32nd edition of Encontros da Imagem – International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts, which will take place between September 16 and October 30, 2022.
Cinema cycles, exhibitions, conversations, projections and much more will fill the most emblematic spaces in the city of Braga. A cultural tour not to be missed.