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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
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$48.34
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$48.34
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Convent of Christ Tour

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

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Much more than a simple, plain visit to the ex-libris of the city, the Convent of Christ, this tour guides you and involves you in the mythic Templar History that the teletransports you all the way to the beginning of Tomar’s history and the Templar Knights.This place has become, throughout the decades, a live museum of Portuguese History having been in this exact same place where important portuguese history pages were written. Leafing through this immense book we will be get in touch with the most diverse styles and forms which coexist there, making it the greatest example of this magnitude in the world. From the Charole and its uniquely painted panels to the illustrious Capitulo window or the architecture of the main cloister
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  • 2 hours
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$24.89
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$24.89
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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
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$29.92
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$29.92
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Full-Day Small-Group Tour to Fátima and Óbidos and Nazaré

Full-Day Small-Group Tour to Fátima and Óbidos and Nazaré

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Combine visits to Nazaré, Óbidos, Batalha, and Fátima, with transportation in between on this full-day tour from Lisbon. Travel with a small group limited to just eight people, which ensures personalized attention and plenty of chances to ask questions. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Lisbon included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.92
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$90.92

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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$83.70
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$83.70

In the Heart of the City: Get to know the history of Tomar and taste local Tapas!

In the Heart of the City: Get to know the history of Tomar and taste local Tapas!

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At the end of this tour you are going to comprehend what brings life to Tomar and makes it pulse. Starting in Várzea Grande we will walk towards Saint Mary Church, once a Cathedral and one of the most important dioceses in the all country and beyond. Descending, we will pass by the Saint Iria’s Convent whilst enjoying one of the best views Tomar has to offer. Then, we will dive in the green garden of Mouchão where we’ll see the Mouchão Wheel which is said to be proof the passage of the Mors in these lands. We will be on our way again, this time to enter the former Jews’ street and where we will go back to 15th century and to when the synagogue, jewish history. Meanwhile let us observe the famous corner windows, symbol of once architecture. Lastly, we will finish in the main square, centre of the city.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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$21.77
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$21.77
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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
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$63.30
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$63.30

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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$63.30
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$63.30

An adventure through the villages of Schist da Lousã (half day)

An adventure through the villages of Schist da Lousã (half day)

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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
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$51.79
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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 30 minutes
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$46.03
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$46.03

Conimbriga and The Roman Tour

Conimbriga and The Roman Tour

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The Veado Verde / Green Deer invites you to live an experience in ancient Roman lands. Learn about Roman habits and traditions so deeply rooted in and around the ruins of Conimbriga. Let us show you their source of water and the beginning of the aqueduct in an ancient castellum, the ruins of the quasi-imperial Conimbriga with its fountains House and enjoy its wonderful garden scenes, mythological passages, seasons, monsters, birds and sea animals. We will also have the opportunity to visit the PO.RO.S - Roman Portugal Museum in Sicó, the newest museum, integrated in the Roman legacy tour. As a multimedia and virtual space, it works in combination with Conímbriga. 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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$57.54
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$57.54

Cycle to Ancient Dolmens in Azenha. History, Theory & Folklore Guided Tour

Cycle to Ancient Dolmens in Azenha. History, Theory & Folklore Guided Tour

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Together we will be peeling back the layers of history on this Dolmens Mystery Tour. Discover seven rarely visited neolithic sites, some dating back over 6000 years. Feel close to the ancient ancestor spirits at the impressive Orca Dolmen complex located in the beautiful expansive territory of Central Portugal. Once a densely populated region known as Lusitania, we will explore the history of the land and its people amongst then Viriato, a historical hero. He fought and won many battles against the Roman conquest. Hear the official history of the dolmens along with the various theories surrounding the purpose of these neolithic sites. Participate in simple rituals to connect with the land, our ancestors and yourself. Enter into the tenth largest dolmen structure in Portugal. Cycle through spectacular vistas of breath-taking nature. Mountain bike and safety equipment provided
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$34.53
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$34.53
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Private Tour Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré E Óbidos

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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
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$207.16
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$207.16
$230.17
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Fatima, shown by a local.

Fatima, shown by a local.

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Private tour, accompanied by a local driver / guide. Making known: - Our Lady of Fatima's Shrine -Aljustrel -Valinhos - Mother Church of Fátima -Washing Oil
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.32
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$52.32

Prehistoric Circuit Fiais / Azenha (full day)

Prehistoric Circuit Fiais / Azenha (full day)

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Our adventures are not only made of nature and the proof of this is our visit to the prehistoric past of Carregal do Sal village. During this circuit we will take you to explore archaeological monuments dating back to the 4th century BC. that were used in the early days as a way of remembering and worshiping their dead. During this adventure you will get to know several Dolmens / Orcas (from Fiais da Telha, Ameal, Palheira among others) as well as various granite outcrops that fed the imagination of our ancestors leading to the emergence of various stories and legends.  In the middle of our journey you will still have the opportunity to taste some of the regional products that are sure to make your mouth water. All this will always be accompanied by sweeping landscapes and unforgettable demonstrations of nature.
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  • 6 hours
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$81.71
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$81.71
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Coimbra's Historical Highlights

Coimbra's Historical Highlights

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Coimbra has more charm when it’s time to say goodbye”! While Coimbra has only been classified as World Heritage in 2013, when both its monuments as well as traditions have been recognized by UNESCO (a specialized agency of the UN for Education, Science and Culture), it's safe to say that this city – also known as the “City of Knowledge” - holds unexpected surprises at each corner either by the unique beauty of its historical buildings or even the singular aura lend by a student life filled with centuries of tradition! During this walking tour through the Historic Center we will discover the different reasons that allowed for such classification, going from the Downtown to the Uptown while we unveil its importance in the History of Portugal and the material and immaterial values within the classified perimeter. This visit, conducted by a resident of Coimbra and former student of the oldest institution in the Country – the University – will make you fall in love for this city!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.53
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$34.53

Fátima Sanctuary and Pastorinhos Village

Fátima Sanctuary and Pastorinhos Village

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Fátima is widely considered among Portugal’s most important Catholic pilgrimage sites, but visiting independently means missing its spiritual significance. On this tour, begin with a pickup at your Coimbra hotel and explore three of the chapels and basilica around Fátima. Visit Valinhos and the homes of the three shepherds before whom the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared, and learn of the sites’ importance to Catholics across the world.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.24
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Fatima Altar of the World

Fatima Altar of the World

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Fátima is one of Portugal’s most popular pilgrimage sites, but exploring independently means missing the town’s spiritual significance. On this tour, visit pilgrimage sites including Our Lady of the Rosary Basilica and the Shrine of Fátima—where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to local children—with your guide. With pickup and drop-off at your Fátima hotel included, learn why Fátima is loved by Catholics around the world.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.94
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Full Day Tour in Tomar

Full Day Tour in Tomar

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Taking apart from being a national ex libris, the tour tends in everything, to be done in a more local way, giving to know the gastronomy
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  • 1 day
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$549.68
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$549.68
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History - Legends - Traditions of Coimbra

History - Legends - Traditions of Coimbra

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In about 3 hours you will have the opportunity to get to know all the main attractions of the city, seasoned with legends, famous local characters and a pinch of gastronomy that never hurts. Starting from Largo da Portagem we will go into the Baixa, the lower part of the city, walking for about an hour in the streets that made the history of the city in the last century. We will continue on Avenida Sá da Bandeira, a long avenue characterized by student houses and night clubs. Piazza della Repubblica, Erasmus meeting point, and the Botanical Garden, 13.5 hectares owned by the university, will be the prelude to the visit of the university center. We will end the tour by descending through the narrow streets of Sé Velha, the old cathedral. Our goal is to showcase an Alternative Coimbra and, as always, we will do it our way. An artistic way, like an open-air show. WARNING: We recommend that you get in touch before the tour to check availability.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.77
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$28.77

Quinta do Vale do Lobo Tour, Viseu

Quinta do Vale do Lobo Tour, Viseu

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Discover for a day Quinta do Vale do Lobo for its attentive and exploratory look. In an interpretative walk, by paths and trails come discover and observe the secrets of this space. A place where you can find a diversity of flora along the paths, find the small amphibians and reptiles hidden among the granitic rocks and pools of water, but also the opportunity to relax and watch carefully the sky and trees where the birdlife lives. Quinta do Vale do Lobo gives you a more intimate contact with nature, but also with the traditions of this small cultural village, where you can join the oldest and most educated people and participate in various tasks that we have at their disposal. At the end of this tour, enjoy the flavors and smells of the cuisine, wines and liqueurs of the Beira Alta region await you! A unique experience discovering nature, traditions, history and cuisine at Quinta de Vale do Lobo.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.94
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$52.94
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Private Tour - NAZARÉ / FÁTIMA / ÓBIDOS

Private Tour - NAZARÉ / FÁTIMA / ÓBIDOS

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A perfect day that combines Religion, historical monuments and breathtaking natural sceneries. Visit Fatima, one of the most important sites for Catholicism and devotion to Mary | At Batalha enjoy a 14th century Monastery, Unesco World Heritage site and one of the best examples of Gothic style in Portugal | Discover Nazaré, one of the most breathtaking natural sceneries in Portugal with the biggest waves in the world. Have the opportunity to eat one of the best fish of your life | Fall for Óbidos, a picturesque medieval town where you feel traveling back in time.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.61
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$149.61

Discovering Conimbriga and the Sicó Caves (full day)

Discovering Conimbriga and the Sicó Caves (full day)

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The Roman Empire had a tremendous weight in our culture and evidence of this can be found a little everywhere in the Sicó area. In this adventure we will discover the complex of 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-libbris" of this region, the Casmilo Buracas, majestic geological formations that were once complexes of subterranean caves that are now exposed to the surface. Finally we will see remnants of a structure that was used to defend attacks such as the Castelo of the Germanello and another example of the genius and ingenuity of the Roman people, the Castellum de Alcabideque. All this and much more is what we will take to discover in this Adventure ...
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.58
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$103.58
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Coimbra Highlights: Explore Portugal’s Oldest City on a Self-Guided Audio Tour

Coimbra Highlights: Explore Portugal’s Oldest City on 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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