The product becomes unique, because we believe that there are no people alike, so we customize all visits, as per taste, in addition to the traditional sites that all tours go through, people have the possibility to know and visit places of essence of the University of Coimbra, outside the tourist circuit. When booking a visit with Gonçalo Lopes Walking Tours you do not have to stand in line to secure your ticket, we always guarantee ticket and entry to the Joanina Library. Our visits are private, only your group will come with us.
Skip the long lines for taxis and the hassle of navigating public transportation when you arrive at the Lisbon airport. Book this private transfer and travel in comfort and safety from or to the airport to or from Coimbra with a professional driver.
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.
RM Tour was born from the idea of transforming the 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 combine the beautiful history of the University of Coimbra with the current and its customs that still permeate our institution. This was all made possible by the education we have in the areas of history, sociology and tourism. Our employees are alumni of the University of Coimbra which brings to our services a great appreciation and knowledge of it.
Time travel with us! We'll tell you everything you need to know about the old and historical Coimbra.
Through the streets of the past, you can breathe an air full of history, emotions and experiences...
Where monks and nobles once walked, carrying in their arms the first books of knowledge, now the atmosphere exudes mystery from other ages and feeds on the hope of the new generations, who want to match the history of this small but great country.
Walk with us through these streets and feel the sources of inspiration from a student of Coimbra. Relax and savour a cup of wine in one of the city's viewpoints, where formerly brilliant minstrels composed songs of fate and lost loves. It's time to live the fable you’ve always dreamed of.
Places covered: ALL World Heritage Zone + ALL Monuments in the historical center.
Spend a day exploring the medieval city of Coimbra at your own pace with tickets for a hop-on, hop-off tour by double-decker bus, and a sightseeing cruise along the Mondego River. Learn about the city’s fascinating history and traditions with an audio guide, the board a river boat for a trip through the heart of the city. This independent tour includes all activities, plus admission to Coimbra’s municipal museums, and discounts at places around the city.
Explore the Portuguese pilgrimage site of Fátima on this half-day tour. After a convenient pickup from your Fátima hotel, visit the Chapel of Apparitions and the basilica where the three children to whom the Holy Lady of Fátima appeared a century ago are buried. Visit their homes in the village of Aljustrel, see the church where they were baptized, and learn their compelling story from an informative local guide.
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
The first stop on the tour will be Fátima, the most famous sanctuary in Portugal. Here you will learn all about the apparitions that took place in 1917, when 3 little shepherds saw the image of the Virgin Mary.
The next stop will be the town of Batalha, where you will have the chance to visit one of the most impressive buildings in the country: the Monastery of Batalha. Built by order of King John I, its construction was a way of celebrating the victory in a battle against the Castilian army. Inside, you can see the tombs of the King, his wife, and their sons, including the famous tomb of Prince Henry, the Navigator.
The next stop will be Nazaré. Located near the coast, it is the perfect location to stop for lunch and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Ocean.
Óbidos will be the last stop of the tour. Take the time to stroll around the medieval-looking streets of this lovely town surrounded by old walls. Here you will have the chance to try the famous sour cherry liquor.
It's time to breathe history and culture and for this we have prepared this exclusive and special viewpoint program.
From the defensive lines of the castle of Montemor, where you'll be able to time travel to the middle ages, to the sharing of traditional flavors with the people of Figueira da Foz. Learn to live like a local and let yourself be carried away by the secret places that we are showing throughout the tour: because a good tour is never just about what's scheduled.
Let yourself be surprised, believe me, you will not regret it.
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.
Explore two historic and important Portuguese cities on this full-day private tour from Porto. First, explore the sanctuary city of Fatima and learn about the important religious events that occurred in the area. Then head to the city of Coimbra, dubbed the ‘City of Students,’ to tour the prestigious and historic university as well as the sites of the Old Town.
Alcobaça, Batalha, and Óbidos make an ideal day trip from Coimbra, but organizing admission fees and transportation to sightsee solo takes time. On this tour, visit all three sites in one day—with entry fees and round-trip transport from your Coimbra hotel included. Learn the secrets of top attractions including the gothic Monastery of Alcobaça and the 14th-century Batalha Monastery, and sample local wine and regional products in pretty Óbidos.
Our product is unique because it has the possibility of visiting the University, Sé Velha and the Monastery of Santa Cruz, only with the group that booked the trip, our visits are private, intimate, where people can interact with the guide, posing questions.
There's a lot to see between Porto and Lisbon, and this private guided tour makes sure that you don't miss out on key sights located between the two cities. On your way between Porto and Lisbon , stop at Aveiro, Coimbra, Fatima, the medieval town of Obidos, the traditional fishing village of Nazare, and more, all with just your private guide and group. This one-way transfer includes pickup at your Porto hotel and drop-off at your Lisbon hotel.
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.
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, Fátima, Tomar Alcobaça 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.
Visit the Monographic Museum where the objects exhibited were found during the excavations and are distributed by thirty-one distinct themes that illustrate the vitality of this city. After a visit, we will visit the Ruins of Conímbriga, which, classified as a National Monument, is one of the largest Roman settlements in Portugal.
This tour can be done by 4x4 vehicle to reach and enjoy the cheese land...
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.
Skip the long lines for taxis and the hassle of navigating public transportation when you arrive at the Oporto airport. Book this private transfer and travel in confort and safety from or to the airport to your Coimbra hotel with a professional driver.
Join us and wander through the lands of the forgotten. Travel back to the XVI century - Shale villages.
"This is the tour that has given us the most pleasure, for all the smiles and surprised expressions that we have managed to rip from our customers. It is time to discover the secrets that our guides have to offer you. Start the day with a dimensional trip to the most cherished shale villages with Viewpoint, where you can contemplate the strength of mother nature, in a remarkable green absorbing way, and that, where once man ruled, now another being occupies these lands and take them as his.
Tighten the belt and let yourself go, because what comes next will definitely blow your mind."