Every Christmas, the Portuguese city of Braga comes alive with festive illuminations and fun events spread across the city as part of their ‘Braga é Natal’ program.
And while Christmas markets aren’t as firmly cemented in tradition as elsewhere in Central Europe like Germany, Austria, France or Switzerland, the Braga Christmas market scene offers a lot of fun options for those seeking unique gifts, or festive spots to grab a bite.
So whether you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Braga Christmas Market is like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of Braga’s Christmas Markets and events are like, with official dates, hotel recommendations, and locations.
NOTE: This is a Christmas market we haven’t personally visited yet, so all the information below is taken from official sources for your reference! If you have any personal tips from first-hand experience to add, let us know in the comments so we can improve this guide!
Braga Christmas Market Dates
2022 Dates TBA
Braga Christmas Market Locations
Rather than have a large central Christmas market like many other cities in Europe, Braga has a much more decentralized approach with many smaller markets and fairs taking place at different dates across the city.
While there is usually a lot of programming along the Avenida Central, there are many other smaller markets that take place during Braga é Natal.
While official details haven’t yet been released for this year, here are some markets that have taken place in the past:
- Solidarity Christmas Market at Rua dos Biscainhos
- Braga Urban Market at Praça Conde Agrolong
- Muito+ Christmas Market at Largo São João de Souto
Braga Christmas Market 2022 Hotels
Looking for a place to stay nearby while you visit Christmas markets? Here are some recommendations:
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Official Braga Christmas Market Website
For the most up-to-date information and announcements, be sure to visit the official Braga é Natal website.
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