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Coimbra District

Welcome to Coimbra District

Coimbra: Steeped in history and long regarded as Portugal’s cultural and intellectual centre, the district of Coimbra is a timeless destination that has inspired the works of acclaimed poets and writers, a long-standing tradition of soulful Fado serenades and a truly unique legacy of high-spirited academic rituals. Coimbra is spread before the lovely Mondego river (the longest in the country) and is located between the central Portuguese districts of Aveiro and Viseu.

Top Tours & Activities in Coimbra District

From Porto: Full Day Excursion To Aveiro And Coimbra

Enjoy a full day tour departing from Porto in two of the most important historical cities in Portugal: Coimbra and Aveiro. You will visit their highlights, learn the Portuguese history and taste the typical cuisine in a delicious lunch in Aveiro. At the end of the day, you'll be dropped off back in your accommodation in Porto.

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Canyoning Ribeira Da Pena

Canyoning goal is to walk along the riverbed of mountain rivers and streams, making use of abseiling and in most occasions, jumps to the water, swimming and slippering in natural rock slides.To perform this activity is necessary to use specific equipment: diving wetsuits, used mountain boots, harness, helmet, ropes, adequate backpack.

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Aquatic Hiking River Ceira

This river has a well-preserved riparian gallery. It begins in the bridge of Colmeal, a spectacular part of the river, where there is a river beach.

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Aveiro And Coimbra Tour From Porto

Visit Aveiro, known as the Portuguese Venice and discover it's typical Moliceiro boats, the natural sights and the typical local tiles. Get to know the fishermen's houses and taste the sweet Ovos Moles. Continue on to the Coimbra, the "City of Knowledge," and explore its university and old town while you learn about the Portuguese history from your expert tour guide.

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Historical & Monumental Coimbra

If there is a place you can't miss in your trip to Portugal is Coimbra! With histories to tell in every corner, Coimbra is the home town of the oldest portuguese University and is waiting for you to visit and fall in love with this beautiful city.

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Adventure Park Figueira Da Foz

Contact with nature has reinvented itself! discover new sensations and strong emotions, challenging yourself from tree to tree in the highest!

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From Porto: Full-Day Private Tour To Coimbra And Aveiro

Visit the Center of Portugal, get to know Coimbra, the city known as the city of students of Portugal, followed by Aveiro, also called the Portuguese Venice, on a full-day guided tour. The tour starts in Porto, where your guide will pick you up and drop you off in your accommodation on a air-conditioned vehicle.

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Coimbra, City Of Knowledge (10 Hours)

Coimbra, city of knowledge. Former capital of the country, Coimbra extends along the charming river Mondego. It was birthplace of six kings of the First Dynasty, as well as the first University of the Country.Replete with history, it has long been considered the cultural and intellectual center of Portugal.

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Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro
Time Zone
GMT
Country Phone Code
+351
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