The best cultural experiences
Trás-os-Montes, a territory of sharp cultural contrasts.
After visiting the Nadir Afonso Museum of Contemporary Art and the Graça Morais Contemporary Art Center, you will take with you the powerful visions of these artists as a guide to understand the Trás-os-Montes landscape. With the Carnival of Pondence and the pottery of Bisalhães on the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, several museums present themselves as gateways to understand all the cultural richness of this legacy.
Tour ChavesLearn more
Chaves is one of the most important cities in Trás-os-Montes and it boasts many charms. It is known for the two streets in its old town, its riverside area and the curative powers of its thermal springs. During this tour you will get to know the region in an entertaining, enriching way with the aid of an experienced guide.
INCLUDED: Transport by car or van with a driver; Tourist guide; Tickets to museums/ monuments selected for the programme; Lunch or dinner.
Customised for the client
from 90€ / per person
Guided Tour of Pitões das JúniasLearn more
Guided Tour of Pitões das Júnias
Come and get to know one of the most picturesque villages in Trás-os-Montes and forms an integral part of the Peneda-Gerês Nature Park. Visiting this village with a guide and in an all-terrain vehicle shall be the best option to get to know the local culture through the eyes of its people. In the all-terrain vehicles you’ll get the adrenaline boost of driving whilst discovering a territory packed with cultural, natural and landscape attractions.
INCLUDED: Lunch and Local Guide.
from 60€ / per person
Miranda Donkey Valorisation CentreLearn more
Miranda Donkey Valorisation Centre
Come and get to know one of the approximately 60 animals that the valorisation centre houses. During the visit find out the story of the Miranda Donkey, what the daily care tasks are, their life cycle and their skills. The little ones will love the experience. Also understand the importance that this centre has for the preservation of the Miranda donkey and to prevent their extinction.
INCLUDED: Guided tour of the Centre adapted to the visitor’s interests .
Miranda do Douro
5€ / per person
Land of Miranda MuseumLearn more
Land of Miranda Museum
Situated in the historic centre of the city, the Land of Miranda Museum depicts the social and cultural life of a region with a strong identity. Its theme is essentially ethnographic and it seeks to describe the lifestyle of the population in terms in ancient times. Here you can also discover the importance and the specific nature of the Mirandese language and its role in the construction and recognition of the identity of the region. The collections in the museum are mainly linked to ethnography.
INCLUDED: Visit to the Museum.
Miranda do Douro
2€ / per person
Bragança CastleLearn more
Bragança conserves a unique heritage in a compact, well-conserved historic centre, proof of which is the Castle and the Military Museum. A monument endowed with great historic value whose interior includes important military armament pieces going back to days gone by. Make the most of this opportunity to take an enriching guided tour where you will be shown all the pieces. Get to know the most frequently visited military museum in the country.
INCLUDED: Visit to the Castle and the Military Museum.
1€ / per person
Casa do CaretoLearn more
Casa do Careto
Get to know the whole history and mysticism of the “Caretos de Podence”, declared in 2019 an Intangible Heritage of Humanity. At the Casa do Careto you will understand the importance of this tradition through permanent exhibitions of the colourful costumes, bells, masks, paintings and artefacts.
INCLUDED: Visit the exhibition hall.
Macedo de Cavaleiros
1€ / per person
Barroso EcomuseumLearn more
A space that seeks to promote the collective memory, the natural, cultural and ethnographic heritage of the region. On the visit you will gain a perception of the identity of Barroso and the best that this region has to offer, its people and its important heritage. Here you have the first contact with the various realities that make up the region, which is intended to be the aperitif for the exploration of Trás-os-Montes.
INCLUDED: Visit to the Museum’s facilities.
Casa de Camilo - FriúmeLearn more
Casa de Camilo - Friúme
Come and discover the place where Camilo Castelo Branco lived during his time in Ribeira de Pena. It was here that the writer enjoyed his first years of freedom and today it serves as the point of contact with Camilo’s works, with Ribeira de Pena being ever present. It houses the permanent exhibitions “Camilo and Ribeira de Pena” and “Perspectives of Camilo” which introduce the visitor to the chamber of Camilo and Joaquina, his first wife.
INCLUDED: Visit to the Museum’s facilities
Ribeira de Pena
Olive Tree and Olive Oil MuseumLearn more
Olive Tree and Olive Oil Museum
On the Olive Oil route you can find spaces where it is possible to discover the secrets behind Olive Oil from Trás-os-Montes. At the Olive Tree and Olive Oil Museum you will find out about the main trivia about the production of olive oil in the region about the characteristics, making it a unique product of Portuguese origin with Protected Designation of Origin (DOP). You will also find about the importance of this ingredient for the development of the city and you will end your visit, taking the opportunity to taste some of the delicacies made from the famous olive oil from Trás-os-Montes.
INCLUDED: Visit to the museum.
1 hour (Requer marcação prévia)