Friends And Family Private Tour To Coimbra

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your accommodation in Lisbon
    Airports
    Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal
    Ports
    Lisbon Cruise Terminal - Santa Apolo.. read more
  • 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.

Overview

Delve into medieval myth and legend on this private Coimbra world heritage 8-hour tour from Lisbon. Known as the city of black capes, Coimbra overlooks the mythical Mondego river, home to legends of love and punishment. Hear the tragic love story between King D. Pedro I and D. Ins de Castro, the queens maid. Learn about the history and traditions of one of the oldest university towns in the world on this private, customizable tour.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Excellent value for money
  • Instant Confirmation

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Your tour begins at the World Heritage site, the University of coimbra, after a morning pickup from your Lisbon accommodations. Visit the Royal Palace, home to many landmarks, including the Joanina Library, the Sao Miguel Chapel, the Great Hall of Acts, the Medieval and Academic Prison, the Armory, the Private Examination Room, and the University's Tower.

See the renowned Machado de Castro Museum on the universitys campus. Outside its confines, explore the Old Cathedral (S Catedral), wandering through its historic center and medieval staircases. Marvel at the Monastery of Santa Cruz, burial site of Portugals first and second kings, Afonso Henriques and his son Sancho I. Wander down the narrow streets at your own pace, accompanied by your guide.

Coimbra abounds with attractions as well, such as the Monastery of santa clara-a-velha, founded in 1283 and soon after gifted to the Poor Clare nuns. Ins de Castro lived in the Palace of the Monastery and was executed here in 1355. On the Mondego Rivers left bank, you will find the Portugal dos pequenitos theme park, divided into three areas. The first is dedicated to regional miniature houses and typical Portuguese villages, the second to Portugals most significant monuments, and the third to former Portuguese colonies. Take a break for lunch (at own expense) or shopping before your guide drops you off at your Lisbon hotel.

Inclusions

Private tour

Tour escort/host

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Free WiFi on board

Bottled water

Exclusions

Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking