Full day tour - Coimbra

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for children that don't use the stroller.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



Portuguese (fluent), French (conversational), English (fluent)

The County and the Capital

Coimbra was once the capital of Portugal, and this tour is going to focus on the city most emblematic places.

We're going to visit one of the oldest University in Europe and its famous library, covered in gold. After, we'll stop for a short break and visit the Museum Machado de Castro, where it is still possible to see the Roman forum of Coimbra.

We'll continue going down the hill and visit the Old Cathedral. After that, we'll have a break for lunch, and we'll visit the graves of the 1st king of Portugal and his son.

We'll cross to the other side of the river to visit a Monastery that was underwater for more than 400 years.


Visit to the following:
- University & Library
- Roman galleries
- Old Cathedral
- the graves of the first kings of Portugal
- Santa Clara-a-Velha ruins

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 6 hours

Weather, traffic and time of year could affect the duration of the tour.
The chosen garden depends on the time of the year


We'll be walking.
This tour is not suggested to low mobility people.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: - ticket to visit the University
- ticket to visit the Cathedral
- ticket to visit Santa Cruz church
- ticket to visit Museum Machado de Castro
- ticket to visit the garden
- coffee or tea
- coffee and stroll
- lunch (drinks not included)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Euro - Drinks or extras that are not included in the lunch
Bring extra money in case you want to buy a souvenir

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

Private tour guide Nadia

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