9 days in Jeddah, Braga & Porto Itinerary

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 1 night
Braga, Portugal
— 2 nights
Porto, Portugal
— 5 nights


Jeddah, Saudi Arabia — 1 night

The Bride of the Red Sea

The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Nassif House Museum, wander the streets of Al-Balad, then admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Fakieh Aquarium.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Jeddah trip itinerary maker website.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiport is King Abdulaziz International Airport. In March in Jeddah, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Braga.
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Braga, Portugal — 2 nights

Portuguese Rome

Referred to as the Portuguese Rome for its number churches, Braga represents an old town that today is the country's third-largest city.
On the 4th (Sat), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Guimaraes. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Pincaes Cascate, walk around Parque Temático do Arnado, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Timeout Aventura Park, and finally take in the views from Ponte Romana e Medieval.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Braga holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeddah to Braga takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 3 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in March; daily highs in Braga reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 5 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Bring the kids along to Room Escape Games and Palacio da Bolsa. Venture out of the city with trips to Coimbra (University of Coimbra, Jardim Botanico, &more). On the 9th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, and stop by Livraria Lello.

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Getting from Braga to Porto by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Porto, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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