Did you know that Braga has a set of trails, so you can explore the greener side of the city? We have highlighted the best routes to take on your next trip to Braga.
Trail “Senda dos Galos”
This nature-filled route will take you through the parks of Ponte and Camélias, Fonte dos Galos and the Ecovia do Rio Este, to one of the most breathtaking spots in the city: Parque do Picoto and its wonderful viewpoint. Start exploring the fauna and flora of the city of Braga and venture out, just a 10-minute drive from Moon & Sun Braga .
Trail of the Bosques do Rio Este
As soon as the Este River reaches the end of the urban area of the city, it is possible to observe the extension of its banks in a natural environment. Make the most of a brighter day, take a 9-minute trip and discover all the riverside and bird species that will enchant you along the way to Tanque de Cales.
Trail of the Two Mountains
If you want a quieter route, where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city, the ideal is to start your walk at the Sports Complex of the Highway, 7 minutes away . From there, you can find traditional places like Nogueiró and Tenões and get to know all the traditional surroundings from the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus to Monte da Senhora da Consolação.
Great Route of Serra dos Picos
For the more adventurous, the most challenging path is between Sameiro and Serra dos Picos, the area with the highest average altitude in Braga. A 20-minute drive along roads surrounded by nature to the Sanctuary of Sameiro, and you will quickly be walking between mountain ranges, valleys and places with significant heritage value. The route promises tranquility and communion until the Moinhos da Ribeira de Provências.