Outdoor Activities in Coimbra

Outdoor activities in Coimbra are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Coimbra comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Coimbra and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Coimbra has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Coimbra.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Coimbra:

  1. #1 of 43 Outdoors Activities in Coimbra
    - Used in 100 itineraries
    Biblioteca Joanina

    Tags: Library

    Address: Pátio das Escolas da Universidade de Coimbra, 3004-531 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 10:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This 18th century library, though a part of the University of Coimbra campus, is an attraction in its own right! Commissioned by King John V its interior is divided into three distinct parts: Noble F...Read more

  2. #2 of 43 Outdoors Activities in Coimbra
    - Used in 104 itineraries
    University Of Coimbra

    Tags: Landmark, Monument, University

    Address: 3000-213 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The oldest university in the country, and one of the oldest in continuous operation in the world, this university is an important monument for all of humanity! It was established in 1290 King Dinis, a...Read more

  3. #3 of 43 Outdoors Activities in Coimbra
    - Used in 319 itineraries
    Museu Nacional De Machado De Castro

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Largo Dr. José Rodrigues, 3000-236 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Founded in 1913, this important Portuguese museum of art is housed in the former Bishop’s Palace. Before you head in and see the collections, take a moment to appreciate the courtyard and the bu...Read more

  4. #4 of 43 Outdoors Activities in Coimbra
    - Used in 48 itineraries
    Monastery Of Santa Clara-a-velha

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: R. Baixo 57, 3040-266 Santa Clara, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Near the Mondego River, the ruins of this old 13th century monastery, which was abandoned over 300 years ago due to constant flooding, were excavated in the late 20th century. It was founded by Mor Di...Read more

  5. #5 of 43 Outdoors Activities in Coimbra
    - Used in 78 itineraries
    Se Velha De Coimbra

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Largo Sé Velha, 3000-383 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Sometime in the middle of the 12th century, the first King of Portugal, Afonso Henriques, and the Bishop Miguel Salomão, led the construction financing of this Romanesque cathedral. Built to re...Read more

  6. #6 of 43 Outdoors Activities in Coimbra
    - Used in 248 itineraries
    Camara Municipal De Coimbra

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Praça 8 de Maio, 3001-801 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm Details

    Not much remains of the original Romanesque structure that was first constructed here in 1131. The increasing importance of the monastery and the church - culturally, politically, scientifically - in ...Read more

  7. #7 of 43 Outdoors Activities in Coimbra
    - Used in 66 itineraries
    Parque Verde Do Mondego

    Tags: Park, View Point, Walking Area

    Address: Avda. Of Lousà, Coimbra, Centro, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 highli...Read more

  8. #8 of 43 Outdoors Activities in Coimbra
    - Used in 282 itineraries
    Portugal Dos Pequenitos

    Tags: Theme Park, Entertainment

    Address: Largo Rossio de Santa Clara, 3040-256 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Targeted at kids, this charming miniature parks recreates famous Portuguese monuments, buildings and dwellings. Its area and beautifully crafted collections have both expanded in spurts and lulls over...Read more

  9. #9 of 43 Outdoors Activities in Coimbra
    - Used in 90 itineraries
    Jardim Botanico

    Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden

    Address: Calçada Martim de Freitas, 3000-456 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This lovely 13-hectare garden, first established in 1774 and now managed by Coimbra University, has two distinct levels. The terraced upper levels are comprised of neat formal gardens; the lower garde...Read more