Top 5 things to do in Braga this Fall
Culture, nature, and food: We have prepared a perfect plan so you can enjoy this Autumn season with the best that Braga and Minho region have to offer.
Plays, concerts or talks: This season, Theatro Circo has everything!
Whether attending a play or a concert, Theatro Circo has a well-packed cultural program for Fall months. The season kicks off with an interpretation of Shakespeare's best-known work – Hamlet –, which takes the Theater stage on September 24th.
- Walking distance from Moon & Sun Braga Hotel: 3 minutes
- Official website: www.theatrocirco.com
For nature Lovers: Gerês National Park with Autumn colors is a must see
If you are a nature lover, a visit to the Gerês National Park is a must. To see and feel the changes of this season in Portugal, there is no place like Mata de Albergaria, in the Peneda-Gerês National Park, where the threes leaves start coloring in brown, red and gold.
- Car distance from Moon & Sun Braga Hotel: 1 hour
- Official website: https://pnpgeres.pt/
Are you a foodie? Try the roasted chestnuts – they are food for the soul!
There is no error: when Autumn comes, the roasted chestnuts vendors start appearing all over the city of Braga, spreading the characteristic smell of this snack. If you would like to discover this delicacy, stop by Praça da República and buy a chestnut cart – they really are “Hot and Good” or “Quentes e Boas2, as we say in Portuguese.
- Walking distance from Moon & Sun Braga Hotel: 1 minute
Architectural itineraries: Tibães Monastery is a mandatory stop
The Tibães Monastery is one of the oldest buildings in the city of Braga. Its origin dates back to the end of the distant century X and beginning of the century XI. As an excellent example of Portuguese religious architecture, the Monastery of Tibães plays a fundamental role in national culture, having functioned as a training center for architects, carvers, gilders and sculptors, many of them active in the construction of buildings erected in the 19th century
- Visits from Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am – 7 pm
- Car distance from Moon & Sun Braga Hotel: 12 minutes
The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is back in town
‘Common Places’ — ‘Lugares Comuns’ — is the theme chosen for the 32nd edition of “Encontros da Imagem” – International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts that will take place between September 16 and October 30, 2022, in Braga.
Film 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.
Official website: http://encontrosdaimagem.com/