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Private Tour Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré E Óbidos

Private Tour Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré E Óbidos

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A great choice for history buffs, this tour takes you to several important religious sites. Visit the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Chapel of the Apparitions, Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, and the Monastery of the Battle. You’ll also visit the Lighthouse of Nazare and spend some time in the picturesque town of Obidos.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$238.05
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US$238.05
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Guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra.

Guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra.

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Discover the rich history and traditions of Coimbra and its ancient university during this guided tour. Join your dedicated tour guide and walk around the campus of Portugal’s oldest university, visiting the Royal Palace, chapel, the assembly room, and the stunning Joanina Library. Then, venture out to the city to see key landmarks including the cathedral, the Barbican Gate, and the Santa Cruz Monastery.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.30
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US$60.30

University of Coimbra guided tours without queue

University of Coimbra guided tours without queue

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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, we always seek in our company to join 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. If you like the idea of continuing your visit to the city of Coimbra, you can book our other tour, just search on Tripdavisor for "Guided visit to the University and city of Coimbra"
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$44.44
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US$44.44
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Best Flavors of Bairrada Winery Route, half day from Coimbra

Best Flavors of Bairrada Winery Route, half day from Coimbra

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Bairrada is one of Portugal’s most prestigious wine regions and lies just north of Coimbra. On this tour, learn more about Portuguese wine and Bairrada’s wine-making heritage as you visit one of two wine cellars, and sample the region’s famous sparkling wine. Afterwards, explore the natural landscapes of the Bussaco Forest and perhaps stop at a local restaurant to sample local delicacy, Roasted Piglet (own expense).
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$93.10
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US$93.10
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Schist Villages at Lousa Mountain

Schist Villages at Lousa Mountain

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The Veado Verde / Green Deer challenges you to live an experience in the Lousa Mountain. Come with us and visit the beautiful and picturesque Schist Villages of Lousa Mountain. We will pass thru forests of pines, chestnut trees, oaks and beeches where we can find deer, wild boars, foxes and squirrels. It´s a wonderful and rewarding experience that includes offroad activities, hiking and visiting the shale villages.  It's a 4 hour tour (or 8 hour tour) with Coimbra as the pickup point. Get ready, the beauty of this mountain will leave you amazed! IMPORTANT: Feel safe, we have the "Clean & Safe" seal from Turismo de Portugal!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$58.19
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US$58.19

Tomar, Batalha & Alcobaça - 3 World Heritage Sites without rushing!

Tomar, Batalha & Alcobaça - 3 World Heritage Sites without rushing!

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World Heritage classified sites in Portugal: Tomar, Batalha and Alcobaça! Also known as the “Templar City”, in Tomar we will unveil the charms of the “Mata dos Sete Montes”, the Castle and Convent of Christ (listed by UNESCO as World Heritage since 1983)! There will also be time for a quick stop so that you can enjoy a tasty meal at one of the many restaurants located in the typical commerce streets on the banks of Nabão River. In Batalha we will visit the Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória (also known as Mosteiro da Batalha, classified by UNESCO as World Heritage since 1983)! Then we will be visiting Alcobaça and its beautiful Monastery, one of the most imponent testimonies of Circestience architecture in all of Europe (classified by UNESCO since 1989).
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$146.71
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US$146.71

Aveiro, Costa Nova beach and Moliceiro Boat, half-day from Coimbra

Aveiro, Costa Nova beach and Moliceiro Boat, half-day from Coimbra

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Make the most of limited time in Northern Portugal with this private half-day excursion from Coimbra to Aveiro. Skip the hassle of time-consuming public transport and instead benefit from the convenience and insight of your driver-guide as you stop to ride a moliceiro boat along the canals of Aveiro and visit the beaches of both Barra and Costa Nova.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$97.33
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US$97.33
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Conimbriga and The Roman Tour

Conimbriga and The Roman Tour

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Discover one of Portugal’s largest Roman settlements—and couple visits to ancient ruins with a museum excursion—during this private-half day Conimbriga tour. Choose between morning and afternoon start times, depart from your Coimbra hotel, and travel via private vehicle. You’ll discover Conimbriga’s ruins and famed aqueduct, will visit the PO.RO.S - Portugal Roman Museum in Sicó, and can also explore the Museu Monografico de Conimbriga.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$58.19
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US$58.19

Estrela Mountain, Cheses, Wines and Olive Oils, full-day from Coimbra

Estrela Mountain, Cheses, Wines and Olive Oils, full-day from Coimbra

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Take the hassle out of planning a visit to one of Portugal’s highest mountains—and visit several other destinations along the way—with this thoughtfully-curated full-day excursion to Estrela Mountain and Piodão. Forget about public transport with your private driver-guide at the wheel of the comfortable air-conditioned minivan and instead take in the views as you ascend (then descend) the mountain. Stops at Piodão, among other spots, are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$176.68
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US$176.68
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Coimbra Private Walking Tour with a Professional Guide

Coimbra Private Walking Tour with a Professional Guide

Coimbra is the home to the country’s oldest and most prestigious university, dated from 1290 which makes it also one of the oldest in the World. It's the old capital of Portugal and a riverfront city steeped in history and architecture. Discover the university tradition that inspired Harry Potter's robes and partly Hogwarts. Admire its steeply stacked historic center dates to Moorish times, with its dark cobbled lanes and monumental cathedral. “Coimbra is a lesson”, says the famous Fado song that echoes through the eras. You will find out the origins of this Portuguese famous traditional music, all in the city where the founder of the Kingdom of Portugal was born.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$180.02
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US$180.02
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Fátima Private Transfer to Lisbon

Fátima Private Transfer to Lisbon

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Eliminate the stress of traveling between Fatima and Lisbon with a private transfer between the Portugal’s capital and the world-famous pilgrimage site. Rather than navigating public transport or swallowing the expense of a cab, you’ll travel directly from your Lisbon accommodation to your Fatima hotel in air-conditioned comfort. Plus, opting for a private transfer service means you won’t have to wait for multiple pickups and drop-offs.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$71.41
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US$71.41
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Lousa Mountain Private Tour

Lousa Mountain Private Tour

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The Veado Verde / Green Deer challenges you to live an experience in the Lousa Mountain. Come with us and watch deer exhibit natural behaviour in the wild. We will walk in forests of pines, chestnut trees, oaks and beeches where we can also find wild boars, foxes and squirrels. It´s a wonderful and rewarding experience that includes offroad activities, hiking and visiting the shale villages.  It's a 4 hour tour with Coimbra as the pickup point. Get ready, the beauty of this mountain will leave you amazed! IMPORTANT: Feel safe, we have the "Clean & Safe" seal from Turismo de Portugal!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$58.19
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US$58.19

Visit the University of Coimbra without queues

Visit the University of Coimbra without queues

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Getting to know Coimbra - queuing free - is one of the advantages of GAIA TOUR, as in the city, one of the most important in Portugal, you have an encounter with living history with every step and no time to lose. Our guides will take you on a journey through time and, among other wonders, visit the University of Coimbra, founded in 1290, visit the Joanina Library - one of the most beautiful in the world. It's centuries of history! That's why we value every moment of your journey.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$42.32
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US$42.32

Hiking in Conimbriga and Mouros River Valley

Hiking in Conimbriga and Mouros River Valley

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Take a break from city life and spend a day immersed in nature on this hiking tour from Coimbra. Join a private guide and head to the ancient ruins of Conimbriga to learn about its Roman history. Then, spend a good chunk of time hiking through the Mouros River Valley where you visit a waterfall and pass a small mountain village at the base of Sico mountain.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$58.19
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US$58.19

Coimbra Scavenger Hunt and City Highlights Walking Tour

Coimbra Scavenger Hunt and City Highlights Walking Tour

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Discover Coimbra from a different perspective on a self-guided walking tour and scavenger hunt of the city. Solve riddles and clues that lead to the next location, showing all the city highlights. - Solve interesting puzzles, have fun and learn new things about Coimbra - Explore the city and find hidden gems at your own pace - Try a new type of experience with your smartphone, the perfect mix between a walking tour, sightseeing, and a scavenger hunt. - Enjoy the tour in English, Portuguese
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$7.57
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US$7.57

Óbidos Medieval Village & Buddha Eden (the largest Oriental Garden in Europe)

Óbidos Medieval Village & Buddha Eden (the largest Oriental Garden in Europe)

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Explore the most charming medieval town of Óbidos with an experienced and knowledgeable guide who will take you through the history and tales, the streets and alleys, the castle and the churches, the fine art, and (last but not least) the sweet and authentic tastes of this ancient Portuguese land (the famous Ginjinha de Óbidos- on a chocolate cup!). Don’t miss out on the trendy bookstore Ler Devagar located on a former royal chapel, the 1300-year-old Muslim castle, the superb “pietá” of renaissance master Nicolau de Chanterene and the works of the celebrated XVII century Josefa de Óbidos, the first Portuguese female artist to get to the Louvre. Afterward, we are pleased to take you to the most unexpected, yet impressive and inspiring, site in the center of Portugal: the Buddha Eden, the largest oriental garden in Europe- no less. A massive 35 hectares of land inhabited by hundreds of sculptures evocative of oriental cultures: buddhas, pagodas, dragons, terracotta warriors...and more
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.35
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US$79.35

Great Tour of the Sanctuary of Fatima and Óbidos medieval castle

Great Tour of the Sanctuary of Fatima and Óbidos medieval castle

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Venture to one of Portugal’s most-visited Catholic shrines on this small-group, full-day tour. Following pickup from your Lisbon hotel, head to Fátima, where you can see the Sanctuary, attend a mass, and view the location of the 1917 apparitions. You’ll also see the house of one of the shepherd children said to have witnessed the apparition, and will finally explore the Castle of Óbidos (followed by a ginginha tasting).
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$104.74
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US$104.74

Joanina Library & University of Coimbra VIP ACCESS!

Joanina Library & University of Coimbra VIP ACCESS!

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The University of Coimbra is the oldest university in Portugal, and one of the oldest in Europe. Join a former student and explore the grounds of the school, learning about the centuries-old history, traditions, and secrets. Walk around campus and visit St. Michael’s Chapel, the St. Sebastian Aqueduct, and conclude at the stunning Joanina Libary.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$61.36
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US$61.36

University of Coimbra - more complete and private visit, ticket included

University of Coimbra - more complete and private visit, ticket included

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When booking a visit with Gonçalo Lopes Walking Tours, you do not need to stand in line to secure your ticket, we always guarantee a ticket and entry to the Joanina Library. This tour is the most complete tour of the University of Coimbra and its experiences. Our tours are private, only your group will go with us. Our guides are former students of the University of Coimbra, in areas such as History, Art History and Tourism. They are qualified guides, we have specific guides by language and knowledge of the monuments.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$84.64
Price varies by group size
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US$84.64
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Coimbra Exclusive Walking Tour

Coimbra Exclusive Walking Tour

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Discover the old capital of Portugal, Coimbra, on a private walking tour around the city. Learn about the rich history of this ancient city as you visit key landmarks such as the University of Coimbra, the New and Old cathedrals, the Monastery of Santa Cruz located in the Moorish part of the city, the old Jewish Quarter, and Santa Clara a Velha convent, where Queen Isabel lived and died.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$26.45
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US$26.45
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Fátima Sanctuary and Pastorinhos Village, half-day from Coimbra

Fátima Sanctuary and Pastorinhos Village, half-day from Coimbra

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Fátima is widely considered among Portugal’s most important Catholic pilgrimage sites, but visiting independently means missing its spiritual significance. On this tour, begin with a pickup at your Coimbra hotel and explore three of the chapels and basilica around Fátima. Visit Valinhos and the homes of the three shepherds before whom the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared, and learn of the sites’ importance to Catholics across the world.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$84.64
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US$84.64
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Alcobaça Batalha Fátima Tomar Private Tour Full Day With a Local From Nazaré

Alcobaça Batalha Fátima Tomar Private Tour Full Day With a Local From Nazaré

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Looking to discover Portugal in a different way, without stress and with all your day planed? Look no more. We do private tours around this lovely region of Portugal (we are locals) from Nazaré or other local city up to Batalha, Alcobaça, Nazaré, Óbidos and more, and we will be with you all day. All our tours can be customised. Just drop us a message and we can plan our day together. We will make your day special and unique with this tour starting and ending this west center region.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$216.89
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US$216.89
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Batalha Alcobaca Nazaré Óbidos Private Tour Full Day With Local From Coimbra

Batalha Alcobaca Nazaré Óbidos Private Tour Full Day With Local From Coimbra

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Looking to discover Portugal in a different way, without stress and with all your day planed? Look no more. We do private tours around this lovely region of Portugal (we are locals) from Coimbra up to Batalha, Alcobaça, Nazaré, Óbidos and more, and we will be with you all day. All our tours can be customised. Just drop us a message and we can plan our day together. We will make your day special and unique with this tour starting and ending in Coimbra.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$301.52
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US$301.52
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Private 8-hour tour to Coimbra and Aveiro from Porto Hotel with guide and driver
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Private 8-hour tour to Coimbra and Aveiro from Porto Hotel with guide and driver

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Your private driver, together with your private guide, will pick you up at your hotel or place of choice in Porto and drive you along the south coast to Aveiro. This pretty coastal town is now a vibrant and modern university place, but it remains faithful to its fishing port roots. Due to its canals it is worldwide known as the Venice from Portugal. Your will discover its "Art Nouveau" houses next to the canals, where you will see the colourful “moliceiros” boats. A group ride on a boat is included in the price of this tour. You will then proceed to Coimbra, considered the Medieval Capital of Portugal. With an incredible historic center, crossed by the Mondego River, this charming city has notable monuments, medieval churches and Cathedrals. Coimbra hosts one of the oldest universities in the World. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$502.54
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Guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra.
"Renan was an absolutely excellent guide. He clearly had passion for the tour and being a former student at the university led to our having the best experience. It was diverse and very interesting."..."
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University of Coimbra guided tours without queue
"Renan was the most remarkable tour guide we have ever had. Truly! His enthusiasm for Portuguese history was contagious and captivating. His depth of knowledge blew us away. We offer the highest recommendation for Renan. He brought history to life with extraordinary details and interesting stories."..."
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Best Flavors of Bairrada Winery Route, half day from Coimbra
"Xavier was an excellent guide and provided an excellent tour! The winery was interesting and the product very good."..."
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Schist Villages at Lousa Mountain
"This was a highlight of our trip to Portugal. Even though it was pouring rain the entire day, we had a great time exploring the villages. Alfredo was a great guide and we enjoyed talking to him about many topics."..."
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Conimbriga and The Roman Tour
"We really enjoyed our tour. Pedro, our guide, was friendly, funny and most importantly knowledgeable. We never felt rushed. We visited the aqueduct, the museum and then the ruins themselves. Tour ran on time. It was just my husband and I, so we felt it was a great price for a private tour. Thanks so much Pedro!"..."
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Fátima Private Transfer to Lisbon
"We had last minutes request changing the pickup time to an earlier timeframe and Viator was able to accommodate this for us. Much appreciated!!! Our drivers were early and vey professional as well. Overall it was a wonderful experience for us."..."
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Lousa Mountain Private Tour
"Alfredo was on time, very polite and knowledgable about the wildlife and mountains. We saw roe deer and red deer. The mountains are spectacular. The village on the mountain we visited was beautiful and the people were very friendly, great coffee and cake."..."
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Visit the University of Coimbra without queues
"This was a fabulous private tour. Our guide Carolina was knowledgable and friendly. We skipped the queues and wasted no time buying tickets with all tickets prepaid. She told us the key points of history plus a few fun stories and facts."..."
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Hiking in Conimbriga and Mouros River Valley
"The hike was really beautiful, and the ruins (with excellent explanation by Alberto) were very interesting. (Note that the hike involved some scrambling, so it is not suitable for people with a lack of agility.)"..."
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Great Tour of the Sanctuary of Fatima and Óbidos medieval castle
"Fatima was amazing. Our tour guide Hugo was wonderful very informative, friendly, amd spoke English extremely well. I will recommend him to all our friend and family ."..."
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Joanina Library & University of Coimbra VIP ACCESS!
"Our guide was full of personality and knowledge, and the buildings and their history are fascinating."..."
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University of Coimbra - more complete and private visit, ticket included
"Our guide, Joao was extremely knowledgeable and very kind. He knew so much about the history of the university, and was able to answer all of our questions. He always made sure we were going at a good pace, and made sure we were comfortable along the way. I highly recommend this tour for the personalized private experience."..."
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Coimbra Exclusive Walking Tour
"We really enjoyed our tour and ability to customize the itinerary to our interests. Our guide, Ana, shared many interesting insights into Coimbra history and culture, plus fun insider tips. Wish we’d had time to do the cooking and food tour in Aveiro!"..."
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Fátima Sanctuary and Pastorinhos Village, half-day from Coimbra
"The communication with our tour was excellent. As Catholics it was an important stop for us on our European river cruise. Highly recommend."..."
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Alcobaça Batalha Fátima Tomar Private Tour Full Day With a Local From Nazaré
"Diogo was an amazing tour guide! His knowledge of the 4 sites was extremely informative and he was very attentive to our needs"..."
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Batalha Alcobaca Nazaré Óbidos Private Tour Full Day With Local From Coimbra
"What an incredible day! Diogo was the perfect tour guide. He kept us safe and engaged and shared such immense knowledge of the region, navigating some tricky weather with good humor and great care. He knew precisely how to navigate each location. He even worked our wish to visit Tomar into the day (we skipped seeing the interior of Alcobaca) while never making us feel rushed. We ended up in Obidos after the crowds had all departed. So special. This tour is not cheap but is worth it. Think about it: Seeing all these incredible sights without worrying about catching buses or wasting time. If you have limited time in central Portugal, this is a comfortable, exceptional way to see places that will leave you reeling from their beauty and historical import. This is true value. Thank you, Diogo!! We will never forget this day."..."
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