The Best Of Coimbra Walking Tour
Together with a professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. What genre of music was created in the city? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Coimbra. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most out of it!
- Professional local tour guide
- University of Coimbra Alta & Sofia Entrance Fees
- Machado de Castro National Museum Entrance fees
- Coimbra’s Old Cathedral (Sé Velha) Entrance fees
- Fado ao Centro Entrance Fees
- Almedina Arch and Tower Entrance Fees
Route & Duration
University of Coimbra Alta & Sofia
A visit to the University of Coimbra must be on your list of things to do in Coimbra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the oldest universities in Europe and was founded in Lisbon in 1290. On the university campus, in addition to the Joanina Library, you may find the Church of S. Miguel, the Academic and Medieval Prison, the Weapons Room, the Capelos Room, the Private Examination Room and the university tower
Machado de Castro National Museum
A museum where modernity meets contemporary, the magnificent architecture illuminates the Roman Cryptoporticus. It also has some of the best art and historical paintings available to visitors. By the entrance you'll find a restaurant where you can take in the views of the old town while enjoying your meal.
Coimbra’s Old Cathedral (Sé Velha)
You should also visit the Gothic cloister from 1218, designed by the French teacher Robert. The central gateway has a distinctly Moorish influence, while the side doors exude an elegant Renaissance style.
Fado ao Centro
Don't miss the opportunity to get to know Fado ao Centro's home here if you want to listen to authentic Portuguese music. An orchestra that plays Fado, made up of University of Coimbra students and former students. Bring beautiful music to play in a warm and loving atmosphere. It will be one of the things to do in Coimbra for sure!
Almedina Arch and Tower
Almedina Arch It is said that the oldest part of the gate is from the 9th century, the main gate of the medieval wall. The function of the Almedina Tower, which was built above the Almedina Arch, was to protect the main gate to the city.
Santa Cruz Church and Monastery
The Santa Cruz Monastery that sits next to the church does justice to all the history it represents. Attractive church start with the architecture: Gothic style and the gateway to the Coimbra fado.
By the main entrance of the Igreja de Santa Cruz (Praça 8 de Maio, 3001-300 Coimbra, Portugal) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.