Coimbra Tour - Visitar Coimbra, a cidade Universitária e do Fado

Visit Coimbra on a tour that will introduce you to this wonderful city.

Coimbra, a historical city of great importance in the founding of Portugal, of narrow streets, courtyards, stairways, medieval arches, monasteries, cathedrals and churches, Coimbra was birthplace of six Portuguese kings of the first dynasty , as well as the first University of the country and one of the oldest in Europe, considered since 2003 by UNESCO as world heritage of humanity. In the twelfth century, Coimbra already had an urban structure, divided between the upper city, called Alta or Almedina, where aristocrats, clergymen, and later students, and Baixa, lived in commerce, handicrafts, and neighborhoods people.

What will you find, experience and know in this tour in Coimbra?

In our tour of Coimbra, you can get to know some of the most important national monuments in the history of the foundation of Portugal. In the monastery of Santa Cruz, recently considered National Pantheon, you can see the tombs of the first two Portuguese kings, Dom Afonso Henriques, the founder of Portugal, and his successor and son Dom Sancho I. The University of Coimbra, founded in 1290 by Dom Dinis is one of the pearls of this magnificent and historic city.

  • Visit the Monastery of Santa Cruz
  • Cloister of the Sleeve
  • Visit the Old Cathedral of Coimbra
  • Visit the University of Coimbra and its Joanina library, the Royal Palace, the chapel of São Miguel
  • Botanical Garden of the University of Coimbra
  • Getting to know the Mondego river on a boat trip
  • Visit the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Conímbriga
  • Aqueduct of São Sebastião
  • Garden of the Mermaid
  • Visiting Portugal of the Little Ones
  • Listen to the Fado of Coimbra

Why choose Secular Trips to organize my tour in Coimbra?

Because visiting Coimbra through the eyes and experience of those who live here makes perfect sense and is an added value to guarantee the quality of your experience. Secular Trips de Aveiro is a company registered in Turismo de Portugal that has all the necessary legal and insurance requirements for its activity. He knows the territory deeply and gives his clients a fun, safe and comfortable trip. It is flexible and fast in response, with fair and affordable prices. We are a young and dynamic team that will do everything to enjoy a unique and memorable experience.

Suggestion of some Available Tours:

Tour of Coimbra - Pack 1

  • Santa Cruz Monastery and Manga Cloister
  • Tower of Almedina
  • Old Cathedral and Special Door
  • University of Coimbra (Iron Gate, Joanina Library, São Miguel Chapel, Royal Palace)

Tour of Coimbra - Pack 2

  • Santa Cruz Monastery and Manga Cloister
  • Tower of Almedina
  • Old Cathedral and Special Door
  • University of Coimbra (Iron Gate, Joanina Library, São Miguel Chapel, Royal Palace)
  • Visit to the city and riverside area
  • Coimbra fado show with Port wine tasting

How does it work and how can I book my tour in Coimbra?

To book your tour in Coimbra, you have two options:

1ª - Choose one of the Tours we suggest and simply click on the "Book now" button. In this option you can select the desired date and the number of people. Payment will be made online with immediate confirmation of your reservation.

2 - Fill in the form available on this page, indicating the intended tour, date, time and number of participants. After submitting your reservation, we will contact you immediately. After payment you will receive the respective confirmation of your reservation.

If you want to prepare a tour with other options that are not in the list, just send us the form with what you want to do. After reviewing your request, we'll send you a quote for you.

Miguel Freitas - Travel Planner

Miguel Freitas

Travel Planner

+351 911 903 387