Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Braga, Portugal. You can choose from 5 Braga hostels. In total, there are 21 cheap places to stay in Braga such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $16 for a dorm.
Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Braga, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Braga? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Braga alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Braga. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Braga. To help you make friends with Braga before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Braga is the third-biggest city in Portugal (after Lisbon and Oporto) and also the oldest one, being a part of Portugal's Northern area of Minho. Braga proudly displays a well preserved Historic Center that is considered to be one of the most relevant in the country, due to its historic significance. No wonder the old town is rich in churches (being the main one the Cathedral, known in Portuguese as "Se"), historical buildings, traditional streets, and museums.
Braga is fairly close to the main city in the north of Portugal, Oporto; Oporto's Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport is the closest one. In the city, urban buses are recommended to get around, while you can use the national railway system (CP or Comboios de Portugal) to go explore the surrounding areas of the Minho region, from cities like Oporto or Viana do Castelo to seaside towns and villages. Braga makes a good base for many day trips around the area.
Hostels in Braga can be found all around the city, from the historic areas to the more modern neighbourhoods, making it a personal choice where to stay, depending on your taste. In general, the city is very safe and home to a lot of young people that study at Braga's University.
While traveling around Braga, do not think that history is all this city has to offer. Although historically rich, Braga also has a lot of modern-day activities that include shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and, of course, football. If you would like to experience this sport as a local, buy tickets for a match where the Sporting Clube de Braga (SCB) team is playing, to enjoy the raw passion Portuguese people have for this sport!
Written by local enthusiast for Braga hostels zararock
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Braga. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Braga. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
A hostel in Braga costs on average $17 for a dorm. A hostel in Braga with private rooms costs on average $32.
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Braga and Portugal.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.