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Coimbra Highlights: Explore Portugal’s Oldest City on a Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Venture into the heart of Coimbra’s historical centre on a self-guided audio tour. On this walk, the audio will guide you through downtown Coimbra, called Baixa, where you’ll traverse its narrow streets and church-adorned squares. You'll walk through the city’s old medieval gates to Cidade Alta where you’ll see the Old and New Cathedrals. Most of this historical area was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013. You'll hear about the style of Fado music unique to Coimbra and see some of the city’s Roman ruins. You'll hear about its early beginnings, and the history of Coimbra's university and its traditions. The tour ends at the university campus, where you’ll be treated to amazing views over the city and Mondego River. This walking tour can be enjoyed on location or even virtually at home with VoiceMap's Continuous Play function which disables the GPS playback. So, roam the cobbled streets, echoing with the mournful sounds of Fado and the memories of times past.

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Coimbra Walking Tour

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Visit the most emblematic places in the city of Coimbra, accompanied by a guide, graduated in Art History by the Faculty of Arts of the University of Coimbra. Meet some traditions of students from Coimbra. No monument is entered, only in the Church of Santa Cruz, if no mass is taking place.

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Coimbra Night Tour

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For travelers who arrive late at the destination, and want to discover the important points of the city, to visit the next day, it is a way to contextualize themselves.

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Private Transfers & Tours

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Private service Personal safety monitoring if necessary Know new places Flavors Route Visit to stunning locations A more enriching stay Possibility of group visits New experiences Religious Tourism Landscape Tourism Visit to the mountains

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Fado Center Ticket

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Fado concerts to the Center sell out very fast, by buying the ticket with us, we guarantee a place for the main session of 18 hours.

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Guided Historical Tour in Coimbra

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• The guided tour made by Renan Souza is not only a journey through the material heritage of one of the oldest cities in Europe, but also through the city's past and recent history. The visitor can count on a historical contextualization of the monuments and streets that surrounds the city and how its inhabitants relate to it, maintaining centuries-old habits and traditions that are intertwined with the history of the City and University.

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In the Heart of the City: Get to know the history of Tomar and taste local Tapas!

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At the end of this tour you are going to comprehend what brings life to Tomar and makes it pulse. Starting in Várzea Grande we will walk towards Saint Mary Church, once a Cathedral and one of the most important dioceses in the all country and beyond. Descending, we will pass by the Saint Iria’s Convent whilst enjoying one of the best views Tomar has to offer. Then, we will dive in the green garden of Mouchão where we’ll see the Mouchão Wheel which is said to be proof the passage of the Mors in these lands. We will be on our way again, this time to enter the former Jews’ street and where we will go back to 15th century and to when the synagogue, jewish history. Meanwhile let us observe the famous corner windows, symbol of once architecture. Lastly, we will finish in the main square, centre of the city.

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History and Beer in a Panoramic View

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RM Tour was born from the idea of transforming visits to the University of Coimbra into a unique experience, transforming the guided tour into a pleasant experience of knowledge and cultural enrichment in a way that is interesting. Therefore, in our company, we always seek to combine the beautiful history of the University of Coimbra with the present and its customs that still permeate our institution today. This was all made possible by the training we have in the areas of history, sociology and tourism. Our collaborators are former students of the University of Coimbra which brings to our services a great appreciation and knowledge of it. In addition, we offer this tour option in which we continue to visit the historical part of the city of Coimbra and then go to a pleasant bar with a beautiful panoramic view of the city of Coimbra.

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Poio Valley Walk

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A walk through the fluviocarsal valley of Poio. With fantastic trails and landscapes in full contact with nature. Pass through the biodiversity station where we can walk in the company of butterflies.

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Convent of Christ Tour "Portugal in the Map" - Visit Tomar with a local guide!

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Much more than a simple, plain visit to the ex-libris of the city, the Convent of Christ, this tour guides you and involves you in the mythic Templar History that the teletransports you all the way to the beginning of Tomar’s history and the Templar Knights.This place has become, throughout the decades, a live museum of Portuguese History having been in this exact same place where important portuguese history pages were written. Leafing through this immense book we will be get in touch with the most diverse styles and forms which coexist there, making it the greatest example of this magnitude in the world. From the Charole and its uniquely painted panels to the illustrious Capitulo window or the architecture of the main cloister

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Guided visit to the University of Coimbra - History and Traditions

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This visit is different from the traditional tour of the University of Coimbra, we visited the most emblematic spaces such as the Joanina Library, the Royal Chapel of São Miguel and the Royal Palace. Afterwards, we will continue our tour, approaching the university buildings of the Estado Novo, the 1969 crisis, going to the Sé Nova, to tell some academic traditions, continuing our tour to the Cathedral of Santa Maria, popularly known as the Sé Velha . This tour includes a visit ticket to the University of Coimbra, the only place we will visit the interior.

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History - Legends - Traditions of Coimbra

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In about 3 hours you will have the opportunity to get to know all the main attractions of the city, seasoned with legends, famous local characters and a pinch of gastronomy that never hurts. Starting from Largo da Portagem we will go into the Baixa, the lower part of the city, walking for about an hour in the streets that made the history of the city in the last century. We will continue on Avenida Sá da Bandeira, a long avenue characterized by student houses and night clubs. Piazza della Repubblica, Erasmus meeting point, and the Botanical Garden, 13.5 hectares owned by the university, will be the prelude to the visit of the university center. We will end the tour by descending through the narrow streets of Sé Velha, the old cathedral. Our goal is to showcase an Alternative Coimbra and, as always, we will do it our way. An artistic way, like an open-air show. WARNING: We recommend that you get in touch before the tour to check availability.

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Pedestrian route in the Bussaco National Forest

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The Bussaco National Forest currently occupies about 105 hectares of the Bussaco Range and has one of the best dendrological collections in Europe, with about 250 species of trees and shrubs with remarkable specimens. It is one of the National Treasures richest in natural, architectural and cultural heritage. The routes outlined explore the natural and built heritage of the Bussaco National Forest. Regardless of the itinerary, the paths are interpretive, little known of the tourist itineraries, varied and filled with stories to tell. The direct contact with nature, fresh air, local aromas and the sounds of nature, give these activities unique moments of great beauty, reassuring visitors and promoting feelings related to emotional well being.

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Discovering the charms and places of Coimbra

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Coimbra, a city of students, a city where we learn to say saudade, a city full of charms and nooks where sections of the old wall will guide us in an adventure full of history, memories and wisdom. We will start this adventure along the banks of the river Mondego, where we will cross a pedestrian colored bridge, the Pedro and Ines Bridge, towards the Tollgate. On this bridge, you still have the privilege of contemplating a great panoramic view to the magnificent city of Coimbra and surrounding mountains. Along this route, the vast historical, cultural and natural heritage of this city awakens, in each one of us, the desire to set out on an adventure. An adventure to discover the history and mysteries hidden along the streets and staircases, from the downtown area to the high zone of the city, an adventure to get to know the old walled city and the oldest University of Europe, the University of Coimbra.

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Coimbra Exclusive Walking Tour

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Come to discover Coimbra, the first Capital of the Portuguese Kingdom, known as the "City of Knowledge" during a pleasant walk leaded by your private tour guide. Immerse in its unique ambiance, learn about its old traditions started by the college students back in the 14th century, when its famous University was transferred to Coimbra from Lisbon. Unveil the city's best hidden gems and take part in a private guided visit to the historical buildings of the oldest University in Europe the University of Coimbra!

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Cycle to Ancient Dolmens in Azenha. History, Theory & Folklore Guided Tour

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Together we will be peeling back the layers of history on this Dolmens Mystery Tour. Discover seven rarely visited neolithic sites, some dating back over 6000 years. Feel close to the ancient ancestor spirits at the impressive Orca Dolmen complex located in the beautiful expansive territory of Central Portugal. Once a densely populated region known as Lusitania, we will explore the history of the land and its people amongst then Viriato, a historical hero. He fought and won many battles against the Roman conquest. Hear the official history of the dolmens along with the various theories surrounding the purpose of these neolithic sites. Participate in simple rituals to connect with the land, our ancestors and yourself. Enter into the tenth largest dolmen structure in Portugal. Cycle through spectacular vistas of breath-taking nature. Mountain bike and safety equipment provided

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Coimbra's Historical Highlights

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Coimbra has more charm when it’s time to say goodbye”! While Coimbra has only been classified as World Heritage in 2013, when both its monuments as well as traditions have been recognized by UNESCO (a specialized agency of the UN for Education, Science and Culture), it's safe to say that this city – also known as the “City of Knowledge” - holds unexpected surprises at each corner either by the unique beauty of its historical buildings or even the singular aura lend by a student life filled with centuries of tradition! During this walking tour through the Historic Center we will discover the different reasons that allowed for such classification, going from the Downtown to the Uptown while we unveil its importance in the History of Portugal and the material and immaterial values within the classified perimeter. This visit, conducted by a resident of Coimbra and former student of the oldest institution in the Country – the University – will make you fall in love for this city!

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Jewish History of Coimbra

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This is an exclusive of mine, product of continuous research of GO! Walks Portugal guides and city archaeologists through the years! During this guided tour I will walk you through the memories of Jewish Coimbra. The first signs of the Jewish presence in Coimbra date back to the 10th Century, signaled by the transaction of land properties in a nearby village. We know that later, during the rule of D. Afonso Henriques, some guarantees and lands were granted to this community, which expanded through all the Portuguese territory up to the 16th century. More than just buildings or material testimonies of the Jewish presence, this is a tour about the rich history and culture of this community.

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Port Wine Tasting in Coimbra

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The event will take place in a traditional shop, opened in 1912, located in the historic area of Coimbra where wine, gastronomy and culture are located.

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A journey through the forgotten Sierra ... - Serra de Brasfemes, Coimbra

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Take a journey and discover with us millions of years of fossil discovering a unique route through hills and hills in the Sierra del Alhastro! A forgotten place where you can find arts and crafts that are almost lost in time, where rocks, plants and animals all have a story to tell ....

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