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.
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
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.
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.
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.
This tour is perfect for travelers with limited time. Visit the cities of Coimbra and Tomar, and see multiple UNESCO Heritage Sites in one day. It’ll be the ultimate hassle-free day with private roundtrip transport included. You’ll travel between dispersed sites in a comfortable private vehicle, seeing highlights such as Coimbra University, Baroque Library, the historic center of Tomar, the Templar Castle, and much more.
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.
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."
There's a lot to see between Lisbon and Coimbra, 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 Lisbon and Coimbra, stop at 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 Lisbon hotel and drop-off at your coimbra hotel.
Perfect getaway from Lisbon. Visit Fátima, one of the most spectacular Catholic sanctuaries in the world. Head to the breathtaking views of Nazaré and be admired by the size of the waves and the courage of the surfers. Finish your day in the fairy-tale town of Óbidos sipping a glass of Ginjinha.
A wine with a history of 3 generations fruit of past vines from parents to children. Come with us to know this magnificent wine and not least, all the process necessary for its production.
From the vine to the glass, we will show you the reason for Rui Lucas's passion for his wine. Inserted in the Route of the Bairrada marks the difference by the cultivation of small plots that include either recent vineyards or centuries old vineyards ....
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.
Time travel with us! We'll tell you everything you need to know about Coimbra.
Through the streets of the past, you can breathe an air full of history, emotions and experiences ...
After visiting Coimbra, we go to Aveiro, the Portuguese Venice where the landscapes, culture and gastronomy are undoubtedly outstanding.
It is distinguished by its canals navigated by colorful boats (moliceiros boats), traditionally used for the harvest of algae. Not far from the center, known for its Art Nouveau buildings, is the Cathedral of Aveiro, with its prominent bell tower.
Moliceiro trip through the waters of Aveiro with a visit to the Old Cathedral of Aveiro with historical-cultural contextualization.
Pass through the park Infante D. Pedro with stop for wine tasting and desserts typical of the region.
Vista Alegre. Visit with historical and cultural context in the train station and possibility of entry to the Vista Alegre Museum.
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.
With this guided tour of the University of Coimbra, Viewpoint aims to convey all the knowledge of the history and culture of the oldest University of Portugal and one of the oldest in the world. A visit where all the details are told, even the most hidden or the unseen. We think these centuries of history deserve to be passed onto those who visit us, so we have established this visit that will fill your luggage with knowledge.
With our guides, former students of the University, you can visit the Joanina Library, the former Royal Palace, and the magnificent S. Miguel Chapel.