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- Hotel pickup Available
- Free Cancellation
- Instant Confirmation
- Lowest Price Guaranteed
- Duration: 9 Hrs
Departure Time :
9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Departure Details :
Porto centrally located hotels
Return Details :
Returns to original departure point
Cancellation Policy : For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
OverviewGlimpse the seaside city of Aveiro, traditionally known for the production of tiles and ceramic as well as for it's economical activities related with the ocean, such as fishing, salt production and ship construction. Visit the beach area to find the famous coloured stripped houses and the biggest Portuguese lighthouse. Follow to the city center to appreciate the fish market, enjoying a river cruise on a Moliceiro (typical local boat) and taste the Ovos Moles (traditional sweets). Continue next to Coimbra, an hystorical city, where lunch takes place. Let yourself be conduced on a walking tour through the old town while you learn about the Portuguese history. At last but not least pay a visit to the University of Coimbra, the first in Portugal, dated from the 16th century.
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Small-group tour by minibus
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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Once in Aveiro the tour goes to Costa Nova, by the seaside, where you can appreciate the typical fishermen houses full of colored stripes. Next you will visit Barra's beach. Here you will learn about the influence of the sea over the population of Aveiro during the 17th and the 18th century. Following that, we will take you to visit the city center, where you will see the 15th century cathedral, the old train station with it's 19th-century portuguese tiles and the fish market. To finish, you will take a boat tour at the city channels on a typical "moliceiro" boat.
After lunch, the tour continues towards the "city of knowledge", Coimbra. This historical city was the birthplace of six Portuguese kings and the capital of Portugal. Visit the first Portuguese university from the 13th-century, and walk on the narrow streets of the medieval city center. Here, visit the 12th century Santa Cruz church, where is placed the tomb of the first Portuguese king. Moreover, meet Café of Santa Cruz (in the place of a former gothic church), Mosteiro of Santa Clara a Velha and Portugal dos Pequeninos.
Come and enjoy the mixture of nature and history!
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Professional tour guide
Cities walking tour
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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