Top 20 Experiences in coimbra
University of Coimbra guided tours without queue
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"
A tour between Cascades and Schist Villages, Piodão
In this adventure we will discover some of the most iconic shale villages and waterfalls in central Portugal! We started our trip with a wonderful view of the Mont'Alto Sanctuary. Then, we leave in the direction of Coja where we can relax on its river beach before the mountain paths take us to the village of Benfeita and the waterfall of Fraga da Pena with its imposing 20 meters high. To end in beauty, nothing like visiting the best-known schist village in the country - Piódão…. For the more adventurous we still have 2 more places to discover, Foz d’Égua the enchanted village and Poço da Broca where the waters demonstrate the power of nature…
Great Tour of the Sanctuary of Fatima and Óbidos medieval castle
THIS IS AN AMAZING TOUR. WITH PLENTY OF TIME TO SEE EVERYTHING! In Fatima, we will visit the interior of the Factory, where the images and the rosaries of Fatima are hand made. Then we'll go to the Sanctuary, and attend a mass, so we can bless all the images, rosaries and\or souvenirs that you bought at the Factory. Then we will visit the home of the children that witness the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima in 1917, and if possible (if we are lucky), we will take a picture and be blessed by Lucia's niece, Maria dos Anjos, who is now 102 years old. After Fatima, we will have lunch in a buffet local restaurant, well known for it's buffet of Portuguese food. After lunch, we will visit the incredible medieval village of Óbidos, where you can try the delicious liquor ginginha, before returning to Lisbon Booking made for date before theb15 of August, don't have the lunch included
Guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra.
Visit all the main historical places in Coimbra. This tour includes admission to the JOANINA LIBRARY. This tour was created for people who want to immerse themselves deeper in Coimbra's history. Our visit "University of Coimbra guided tours without a queue", also linked to TripAdvisor, has made clear the great interest and taste of visitors for history and other aspects of the city. That's why we created this extension of the visit beyond the University of Coimbra. The city of Coimbra has one of the most important stories in Portugal. Famous for its University, it is also very important to the history of the Portuguese nation as it was the first capital of the country. It is in this context that we will take a guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra; be prepared for a lot of walking and history.
Alcobaça Batalha Fátima Tomar Private Tour Full Day With a Local From Nazaré
Looking to discover Portugal in a different way, without stress and with all your day planed? Look no more. We do private tours around this lovely region of Portugal (we are locals) from Nazaré or other local city up to Batalha, Alcobaça, Nazaré, Óbidos and more, and we will be with you all day. All our tours can be customised. Just drop us a message and we can plan our day together. We will make your day special and unique with this tour starting and ending this west center region.
University of Coimbra - more complete and private visit, ticket included
When booking a visit with Gonçalo Lopes Walking Tours, you do not need to stand in line to secure your ticket, we always guarantee a ticket and entry to the Joanina Library. This tour is the most complete tour of the University of Coimbra and its experiences. Our tours are private, only your group will go with us. Our guides are former students of the University of Coimbra, in areas such as History, Art History and Tourism. They are qualified guides, we have specific guides by language and knowledge of the monuments.
Discovering the charms and places of Coimbra
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.
Joanina Library & University of Coimbra VIP ACCESS!
I am a certified guide & travel consultant. I am a former student of the University of Coimbra, graduated in Tourism, Leisure & Heritage. I will tell you, first hand, about all the amazing traditions of this centenary University while visiting the most important sights and learning why this town became a World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO! I will take you to the Royal Palace, St Michael Chapel and the unforgettable JOANINA LIBRARY - you will be amazed by it!
Conimbriga and The Roman Tour
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 House of the Fountains 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!
Schist Villages at Lousa Mountain
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!
Fátima Private Transfer to Lisbon
Skip the long lines for taxis and the hassle of navigating public transportation when you depart to Lisbon Airport, Port or Train Station Gare Oriente. Book this private transfer and travel in comfort and safety from your Fátima hotel with a professional driver. Enjoy a hassle-free private transfer from your Fátima hotel, and experience a personal meet and greet. Sit back and relax in comfort in an air-conditioned vehicle and get useful tips.
Coimbra Exclusive Walking Tour
Skip the crowds on this totally private guided walk, as only you and your party will be participating. Come to discover Coimbra, the first Capital of the Portuguese Kingdom, known as the "City of Knowledge" during a pleasant walk leaded by your private tour guide. Immerse in its unique ambiance, learn about its old traditions started by the college students back in the 14th century, when its famous University was transferred to Coimbra from Lisbon. Unveil the city's best hidden gems and take part in a private guided visit to the historical buildings of the oldest University in Europe the University of Coimbra!
Fatima, shown by a local.
Private tour, accompanied by a local driver / guide. Making known: - Our Lady of Fatima's Shrine -Aljustrel -Valinhos - Mother Church of Fátima -Washing Oil
Tomar&Templars, Private Walking Tour, by Local Guide
Our local guides are professional, fun and with vast knowledge and general culture, which, in addition to the Templar mythology and history, allow the visitor to customize the visit according to their personal tastes and interests.
Visit the University of Coimbra without queues
Getting to know Coimbra - queuing free - is one of the advantages of GAIA TOUR, as in the city, one of the most important in Portugal, you have an encounter with living history with every step and no time to lose. Our guides will take you on a journey through time and, among other wonders, visit the University of Coimbra, founded in 1290, visit the Joanina Library - one of the most beautiful in the world. It's centuries of history! That's why we value every moment of your journey.
Tomar, Batalha & Alcobaça - 3 World Heritage Sites without rushing!
World Heritage classified sites in Portugal: Tomar, Batalha and Alcobaça! Also known as the “Templar City”, in Tomar we will unveil the charms of the “Mata dos Sete Montes”, the Castle and Convent of Christ (listed by UNESCO as World Heritage since 1983)! There will also be time for a quick stop so that you can enjoy a tasty meal at one of the many restaurants located in the typical commerce streets on the banks of Nabão River. In Batalha we will visit the Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória (also known as Mosteiro da Batalha, classified by UNESCO as World Heritage since 1983)! Then we will be visiting Alcobaça and its beautiful Monastery, one of the most imponent testimonies of Circestience architecture in all of Europe (classified by UNESCO since 1989).
Batalha Alcobaca Nazaré Óbidos Private Tour Full Day With Local From Coimbra
Looking to discover Portugal in a different way, without stress and with all your day planed? Look no more. We do private tours around this lovely region of Portugal (we are locals) from Coimbra up to Batalha, Alcobaça, Nazaré, Óbidos and more, and we will be with you all day. All our tours can be customised. Just drop us a message and we can plan our day together. We will make your day special and unique with this tour starting and ending in Coimbra.
Private Tour Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré E Óbidos
History and religion are the main themes of this trip. But we must not forget the hard work of the fishermen and the waves of Nazaré!
Private 8-hour tour to Coimbra and Aveiro from Porto Hotel with guide and driver
Your private driver, together with your private guide, will pick you up at your hotel or place of choice in Porto and drive you along the south coast to Aveiro. This pretty coastal town is now a vibrant and modern university place, but it remains faithful to its fishing port roots. Due to its canals it is worldwide known as the Venice from Portugal. Your will discover its "Art Nouveau" houses next to the canals, where you will see the colourful “moliceiros” boats. A group ride on a boat is included in the price of this tour. You will then proceed to Coimbra, considered the Medieval Capital of Portugal. With an incredible historic center, crossed by the Mondego River, this charming city has notable monuments, medieval churches and Cathedrals. Coimbra hosts one of the oldest universities in the World. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
An adventure through the shale villages of Lousã
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 ...