This private day tour will take you to the Medieval capital of Portugal for more than one hundred years, also a place of students having one of the greatest universities of Portugal for over five hundred years.
Coimbra being one of the most historical cities is a place of beautiful views and beautiful historical buildings on the hill side of the east bank of Mondego, a truly amazing and beautiful city, during the students season we can see the black clothes traditional from the Coimbra students, the republicas ( shared houses for students) and the coffees and bars filled with people.
In the summer you can hear on the streets the sounds of the portuguese guitar together with the voices of the students singing the fado of Coimbra.
Coimbra Tour starts from your hotel/Apartament in lisbon with the pick up which is complementary at 9:00 am
Our first stop will be Conimbriga and Visit the archaeological City of Conimbriga the ruins of Roman City. The Romans arrived in the second half of the 1st century B.C Conimbriga was a florescent village. Thanks to the peace established in Lusitania quick Romanization of the indigenous population was took place and Conimbriga became a prosperous town. You cannot miss a unique place on history.
After our next stop will be Coimbra City. First we will visit one of the oldest universities of the World , which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and discover one of the most magnificent Baroque library and unique atmosphere characterised by ancient traditions, such as the students black capes and the fado music of the students of Coimbra.
Take a journey through the busy streets of Coimbra being one of the most historical cities is a place of beautiful views and beautiful historical buildings on the hill side of the east bank of Mondego, a truly amazing and beautiful city, during the students season we can see the black cloaths traditional from the Coimbra students, the republicas( shared houses for students) and the coffes and barÂ´s filled with people.
Coimbra hides the legend of love and suffering and tells the tragic love story between the King Pedro I and the maid of honor D. InÃªs de Castro you will visit the place where D. InÃªs de Castro died - Quinta das Lagrimas.
Stop at St. Clara Church to see the tomb of Queen St. Isabel, protagonist of the â€œMiracle of the Roses.
- Transportation in an air-conditioned and comfortable cars
- Personal accompaniment throughout the day
- WLAN on board
- Liability insurance, under current law
- Accident insurance, according to current law
- Guided tours of the Monuments if you wish