Castle of Braganza, Braganca

4.5
#1 of 20 in Things to do in Braganca
Must see · Castle · Tourist Spot
Built in 1409 and classified as a national monument, Castle of Braganza represents an outstanding example of medieval architecture. Despite its age, the fortification has withstood elements surprisingly well. Explore the citadel and Old Town, including the church of Santa Maria and the Domus Municipalis. The entire attraction is made up of 15 towers and three gateways. Look for medieval features like the battlements, the railed windows, and the stone carved arms of the Royal House of Avis. Those interested can stop by the on-site military museum. Put Castle of Braganza into our Braganca online trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Braganca.
Create an itinerary including Castle of Braganza

Castle of Braganza reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
1,037 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • Nice, appealing, well preserved, interesting history, clean. Make sure you visit the place after dark as well  more »
  • Arriving from Spain and stoping in Braganca is a definite surprise. The castle is amazingly beautiful. The small houses surrounding the main tower, the people, the food you can find....it`s just a.....  more »
Google
  • Probably one of the best Preserved Castles I have seen. The Bailey, keep and courtyard all complete. The museum inside is not quite as good unless you love pistols & swords and and can read Portuguese. Pleasant way to spend a few hours. You can walk the complete Rampart around the village.
  • Beautiful castle. One of my favorites in Portugal. Free entrance up to midday.

Plan your trip to Braganca

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.