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Coimbra Tour from Lisbon

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Stop At: University of Coimbra, Paco das Escolas, Coimbra 3000-240 Portugal

The University of Coimbra was classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is one of the oldest universities in Europe. It was founded in Lisbon in 1290 and was definitely transferred to Coimbra in 1537.

In addition to the Joanina Library you will be able to discover within the university the Chapel of S. Miguel, Medieval and Academic Prison, Arms Room, Capelos Room, Private Exam Room and University Tower.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), Coimbra Portugal

The Old Cathedral, which was designed by the French Master Robert in the 12th century. The central portal has a decoration of clear Islamic influence, while the side door reveals an elegant Renaissance decoration and the Interior of the Church and the Gothic cloister begun in 1218.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Velha, Rua das Parreiras, Coimbra 3040-266 Portugal

The Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, founded in 1283. In the place, you can watch a video about the monastery and history of the place. In addition to all the culture acquired, you will still have the chance to appreciate a peculiar architecture

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Penedo da Saudade, Coimbra Portugal

Penedo da Saudade is a park and viewpoint of the city of Coimbra, built in 1849, from where you can see the eastern part of the city up to the Mondego river, the Roxo mountain range and the Lousã mountain range.Connected to the Coimbrã culture and its academy, in this space you can find among diverse vegetation, numerous commemorative plaques of events linked to academic life, as well as student poetry. The earliest date of 1855.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Quinta das Lagrimas, Rua Antonio Augusto Goncalves, Coimbra 3040-999 Portugal

Quinta das Lágrimas occupies an area of 18.3 hectares around a 19th century palace reclaimed in our days as a luxury hotel. In its gardens accumulate memories since the fourteenth century, both in the built elements as in the trees, in the popular legends and in its own history. In the garden you can visit the so-called Fonte dos Amores and Fonte das Lágrimas, as they were the scene of the love of Prince Pedro (future Pedro I of Portugal) and the noble D. Inês de Castro.

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Lisbon Hotel
Departure Time
7:00 AM
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - University of Coimbra
  • Entry/Admission - Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra)
  • Entry/Admission - Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Velha
  • Entry/Admission - Quinta das Lagrimas
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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