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  2. Coimbra
  3. University of Coimbra

University of Coimbra Walking Tour

Product ID: 238287
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Take a tour of the University of Coimbra, the oldest Portuguese university, with guides who studied here. Learn about the incredible history of the university and the ways it shaped modern Portugal.
About this activity
Duration 60 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Latvian, Lettish, Portuguese, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the stunning architecture of some of the university's most notable buildings
  • Learn the history of the university, with guides who studied at the University of Coimbra
  • Appreciate the insight of a knowledgeable, English-speaking guide
  • Visit the Royal Palace, St. Michel's Chapel, and Joanina Library
Full description
Visit one of the oldest universities in the world (and the oldest university in Portugal). Founded originally in 1290, the University of Coimbra has occupied its spot in the city of Coimbra since 1537.

Accompany your knowledgeable guide to the Royal Palace, Chapel of St. Michael, Joanina Library, Academic Prison, and other highlights. Go deeper than the average tourist with stops at the university.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Entry into the aforementioned locations
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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