Parque Verde Do Mondego, Coimbra
Parque Verde Do Mondego, Coimbra - Address, Phone Number
Address: Avda. Of Lousà, Coimbra, Centro, Portugal
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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About Parque Verde Do Mondego, Coimbra
The whole point of this park was to exploit the recreational potential of the Mondego River. The three kilometer riverwalk at this park along the water may be its main attraction, but the other highlights are just as worthy of being checked out! The 400,000 square meters of the park also have bars and restaurants, jogging trails, playgrounds, and exhibition pavilions. There are rental facilities for bicycles, pedal karts and sidecars. You can also rent pedalos and kayaks to take out into the river! The most curious feature of the park is undoubtedly the sculpture of the Green Bear. To find out what it is supposed to symbolise, ask the locals. The answer will surprise you.
Finally, check out the Ponte Pedro and Inês bridge. It’s a fairly new 600-foot long pedestrian bridge. The viewing platform in the middle is a good spot for photographs. Note the bridge’s unusual architecture, two halves that don’t quite seem to meet. It’s inspired by the legend of the Prince Pedro and maid Ines de Castro, star crossed lovers killed by the King’s assassins.
Parque Verde Do Mondego Ticket Prices
30 minute rent prices:
- Kart: € 3
- Sidecar € 5
- Triggy: € 2
Parque Verde Do Mondego Opening and Closing Hours
Free bicycle rent: Weekends & public holidays: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Karts & Pedal Cars:
- February, March & November: Weekends & public holidays: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
- April – 15 September: Weekends & public holidays: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
- 15 June – 15 September: All days 3pm – 8 p.m.
- February, March & November: Weekends & public holidays: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
- April – September: Weekends & public holidays: 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
- Canoe hire (at the Centro Náutico on the other side of the river): November – February: Everyday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
How To reach Parque Verde Do Mondego by Public Transport
- Walk or drive to here.
- Bus: 11, 24, 33, 37, 41
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Parque Verde Do Mondego, Coimbra Reviews - Write a Review
A really nice place to visit for a peaceful break. It's located by Coimbra city center, and not too crowded. Also, it's easy to park nearby. Food, beverage.... are readily available. It will be super wonderful when the leaves turn to red in autumn.
Nice place to hangout and relax. Garden with playground
Great open park for a city center lacking green areas. Good place for resting or to go for a run
Peaceful and pretty.
Perfect place to chill