Half-Day Private Tour in Coimbra

Introduction

Discover the monuments and attractions of the city of Coimbra on a private half-day tour.

Find more about this unique city full of history!


   Daily    4 hours
Highlights

Discover the University of Coimbra, the first university to be founded in Portugal.



Visit the Joanina Library, a must-see for its beauty.



Get to know Sé Velha, one of the most important Romanesque buildings in Portugal.



Discover the Church of Santa Cruz and the Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha.

Key details

LANGUAGES

English, Portuguese, Spanish and Mandarin.

DURATION

4 hours.

MEETING POINT

Hotels in the center of Coimbra.

SCHEDULE

Daily. To be confirmed after booking.

Full description

The tour departs from your hotel in Coimbra to the historical center, a friendly and modern city, where you will be able to unveil some of its history and traditions and visit its monuments.

Itinerary

Visit to the University of Coimbra - the oldest in Portugal, declared a World Heritage Site in 2013. Privileged located on the top of the city, overlooking the Mondego River, the University developed around a central courtyard where some elements stand out for their artistic interest and symbolism.

Visit to the Joanina Library, one of the most important and historical sights of Coimbra. Considered one of the most beautiful places of Coimbra, it has a peculiar architecture and a unique style.

Visit to the Sé Velha, considered a jewel of the Portuguese Romanesque. It is the only Portuguese cathedral built at the time of the Reconquest whose structure has survived to the present day.

Visit to the Santa Cruz Church, which has the title of National Monument, but above all, National Pantheon. This title is justified not only by the fact that the church is the resting place of the first king of Portugal, but also of his son and second monarch of the country, crowned in the Cathedral of Coimbra in 1185.

Visit to the Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, founded by the Queen Santa Isabel and distinguished with several awards among them the best Portuguese museum. It has the influence of the Gothic style, in which stands the cloister and the church, sacred in 1330.

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Included

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in the center of Coimbra.
  • Private guide.
  • Travel insurance.

Excluded

  • Personal expenses.
  • Other services not mentioned.
  • Tips (optional).
  • Lunch.

Cancelation rules

Additional info

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Nearest Airport

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