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  1. Portugal
  2. Coimbra
  3. University of Coimbra

From Porto: Coimbra and Buçaco Palace Full-Day Private Tour

Product ID: 221373
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Discover one of the most important cities in Portugal, Coimbra, where kings and queens lived for centuries, where Fado is sung in a unique way, and where the oldest university in the country is found.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Your hotel in Porto.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the beauty of Coimbra, one of Europe's oldest university cities
  • Discover the outstanding Buçaco Palace, considered the last legacy of the kings of Portugal
  • Visit a Baroque library containing over 300,000 books and rare manuscripts
Full description
After pickup from your hotel by your private driver, visit Buçaco Palace in the Serra do Buçaco mountain range. The palace is considered the last legacy of the kings of Portugal. Wander through its beautiful gardens and admire its Neo-Manueline features, decorated by tiles, frescoes, and paintings. 

Head to Coimbra, home to the oldest university in Portugal, and one of the oldest in the world. Enjoy a visit to the Baroque library with a collection of over 300,000 books and some of the rarest manuscripts from all over the country. Continue to a downtown tavern for lunch where you can enjoy some delicious food. 

In the afternoon, take in the Romanesque architecture of the old cathedral, or cross the river to visit the Convent of Santa Clara and the Quinta das Lágrimas. Explore Portugal for the Little Ones, a theme park featuring miniature versions of major Portuguese monuments. Relax by Mondego River or the Choupal National Forest in the evening, then return to Porto after an unforgettable day.
Includes
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Organized by

GOin Sh

Product ID: 221373