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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$63,29
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US$63,29

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$79,11
Price varies by group size
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US$79,11
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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$60,02
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US$60,02

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$45,83
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US$45,83
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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$236,90
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US$236,90

A tour between Cascades and Schist Villages, Piodão

A tour between Cascades and Schist Villages, Piodão

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Venture away from the city of Coimbra and spend a day immersed in nature during this private excursion. Head to the mountains for a look at the small shale villages that dot the landscape including Piodao, relax on the riverside beach in Coja, and see a few waterfalls. Throughout the tour, your guide regales you with information about the local area and makes time for you to explore.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$114,58
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US$114,58
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Discovering the charms and places of Coimbra

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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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$37,10
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US$37,10
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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$60,02
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US$60,02

An adventure through the shale villages of Lousã

An adventure through the shale villages of Lousã

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The villages of Shale have already been dubbed "magical villages," their names sound like Romans, Arabs and even barbarians, but it is their characteristic appearance that makes them so fantastic. These structures dating back to medieval times emanate an architectural beauty that is still difficult to match today, even more fascinating are the places where they find themselves by necessity of fixation for pastoral and agricultural activities. During this adventure we will take you to know some of the most beautiful villages of Shale of Serra da Lousã as well as the sweeping landscapes that this unique place has to offer ...
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60,02
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US$60,02
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Discovering the Roman Ruins of Conímbriga and the Caves of Sicó

Discovering the Roman Ruins of Conímbriga and the Caves of Sicó

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The Roman Empire had a huge weight on our culture and evidence of this can be found all over the Sicó area. In this adventure we will set out to discover the complex of the Roman ruins of Conímbriga where you can contemplate the architectural capacity of the Roman people and the way they lived. From here we will head towards another ex-libris of this region, the Buracas do Casmilo, majestic geological formations that were once complex underground caves that are now exposed to the surface. All this and more is what we will discover in this Adventure…
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$54,56
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US$54,56
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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$63,29
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US$63,29

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$108,03
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US$108,03

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$32,74
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US$32,74
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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$60,02
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US$60,02

Coimbra's Historical Highlights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Coimbra's Historical Highlights: 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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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
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US$6,99
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US$6,99

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$43,65
From
US$43,65

Fátima Private Transfer to/from Lisbon

Fátima Private Transfer to/from 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$147,31
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US$147,31
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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$245,52
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US$245,52
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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$518,32
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US$518,32
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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$60,02
From
US$60,02

Lousã Schist Villages

Lousã Schist Villages

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Despite the vestiges of human presence dating all the way back to the prehistoric era, it is only during the Medieval Ages that populations started to settle on this territory. From a count of 27 historic villages that make part of the “Schist Villages Network”, our visit will focus mainly on two of them - Candal and Talasnal - which contain constructions dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. These are located at the Lousã Mountain, a few kilometers away from the city of Coimbra!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$65,47
From
US$65,47

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

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

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Discover one of Portugal’s most important religious landmarks (and UNESCO World Heritage sites) on this private tour of the Convent of Christ in Tomar. Meet your guide right outside the landmark (or opt for pickup from your hotel), head right in (tickets own expense), and soak up this 14th-century convent’s spectacular interiors. The landmark was once a stronghold of the Knights Templar, and you’ll learn all about its wealth of history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$23,60
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US$23,60
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Private Tour - NAZARÉ / FÁTIMA / ÓBIDOS

Private Tour - NAZARÉ / FÁTIMA / ÓBIDOS

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See a broad selection of what central Portugal has to offer with this private full-day tour from Lisbon. Begin with the seaside town of Nazaré, a place known for surfing monstrous waves. Continue to the sacred pilgrimage site at Fátima dedicated to the Virgin Mary. See the historic Batalha Monastery from the 14th century, before finishing in the medieval walled town of Obidos.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$190,96
From
US$190,96

The Magnetism of Fatima

The Magnetism of Fatima

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$92,75
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US$92,75

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Guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra.
"Renan is an extremely knowledgeable and passionate host who gave us a thoroughly enjoyable guided tour. We were engaged and entertained throughout. Although it was a rainy afternoon tour, we still managed to cover a lot of ground!"..."
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University of Coimbra - more complete and private visit, ticket included
"Our tour guide Joao Archer was excellent very passionate about history and really took his time not rushed at all"..."
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Schist Villages at Lousa Mountain
"I had a wonderful experience going to The Schist villages. Very unique and expected. Highly recommend!!"..."
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University of Coimbra guided tours without queue
"We had a great tour with the exceptional guide Renan Souza from RM TOUR. I would highly recommend this tour as the must see place in Coimbra."..."
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A tour between Cascades and Schist Villages, Piodão
"The scenic ride thru the back country was amazing seeing areas that we we’re unaware of existed. Your guide was fantastic explained the history and typical Portuguese life would highly recommend"..."
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Discovering the charms and places of Coimbra
"I really appreciated Sergio taking me on a tour even though I am a solo traveler. The tour was informative and fun. The photos he sends you afterwards are very high quality and a great addition to what I also took."..."
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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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Discovering the Roman Ruins of Conímbriga and the Caves of Sicó
"A welcome tour from the museum and church usuals! Amazing roman ruins and their world class preserved mosaics within a 20min comfortable ride from Coimbra. Wonderful guides, expert in the area, made the tour a real pleasure, highly recommend for any nature and history enthusiasts."..."
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Joanina Library & University of Coimbra VIP ACCESS!
"The tour is great. I learned a lot of Portuguese history quickly and the library is magnificent. NOTE: The tour does NOT leave at 6pm as the Viator website says as of 12.24.2022. This leaves at 10am and maybe also 2pm. By 6pm, these sites are closed."..."
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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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Coimbra Exclusive Walking Tour
"Our guide was/is congenial, knowledgable, adaptable, and overall a marvelous representative of her profession and her town. We had a wonderful tour of the Cathedral, and during the walk up the long hill to the University we got a ton of information about the town's history. The tour through the university was also a tour of the history of the country -- and we learned so much! When we had an unexpected glitch (one site closed early), the guide stayed with us through lunch and continued the tour much past the official stop-time. Highly recommended."..."
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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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Coimbra's Historical Highlights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
"It was enjoyable to have a private tour with Anna. All of my questions were answered and she took the time to ask for my preferences."..."
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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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Fátima Private Transfer to/from 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 showed us the "wild" side of Portugal. We drove off-road, looking for deer, and visited a beautiful, small village made of stone. The day that we took the tour was rainy and foggy, which made it harder for us to distinguish the deer in their natural habitat. However, Alfredo didn't give up and went above and beyond in order to find these beautiful creatures. It was a different and very interesting day in Portugal."..."
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Lousã Schist Villages
"Sara was a wonderful guide and showed us such beautiful places! We had a great time in the Schist villages and hope to stay longer the next time we are here. Good thing Sara has so many different itineraries and works with travelers!"..."
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Convent of Christ Tour "Portugal in the Map" - Visit Tomar with a local guide!
"If you’re planning a visit to Tomar you should definitely take David Sousa’s tour! He’s extremely knowledgeable about Portuguese history and art history and really made our visit special. Highly recommend!"..."
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The Magnetism of Fatima
"Hello fellow travelers. Had tour with Nelson. Very knowledgeable and very nice too. Would highly recommend this tour for anyone who would like a very complete Fatima Experience."..."
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