1. Portugal
  2. Coimbra District
  3. Coimbra
  4. University of Coimbra

Coimbra: 2-Hour Private Guided Walking Tour Experience

Product ID: 375881
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Take time to explore the city of Coimbra with an expert guide to lead the way. Hear the history of the city as you pass by the most emblematic monuments and get to know the essential points and iconic landmarks.
About this activity
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM, 3:30 PM
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Spanish, Portuguese

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history and legends of the University of Coimbra
  • Learn a little about the traditions of Coimbra
  • Discover the most emblematic places on a private guided tour
Full description
Start your private tour at Porta Férrea, where your guide will explain in detail the history of the University of Coimbra. Walk first to Sé Nova as you pass by the Santa Maria de Coimbra Cathedral, popularly known as the Old Cathedral of Coimbra. With your exclusive guide, you can ask any questions you wish and clarify any doubts about Coimbra. 

Next, pass by the fado house, Fado ao Centro, and discover the differences between Coimbra fado and Lisbon fado. Continue along the Arco de Almedina, and finish your with a visit to the Santa Cruz Monastery, home to the tombs of the first two Portuguese kings.
Includes
  • Expert guide
  • Entrance to the Santa Cruz Monastery
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to other monuments
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenirs
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Porta Férrea, R. de São Pedro 20, 3000-515 Coimbra, Portugal.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Guides speak your chosen language to an advanced level
• Tour is for your group only
• There is no minimum number of people required
• Tour will not be canceled due to bad weather conditions. This will only happen in the case of life-threatening storms
• Entrance to the Santa Cruz Monastery will not be possible during mass
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From US$ 29.08 US$ 20.35 per person