Coimbra and Aveiro Private Tour with University Visit and Boat Tour

Let yourself be taken to Coimbra, Portugal's first capital and the oldest university city in the country. Coimbra is a tradition with its students in black capes and with fado, a love story. To visit Coimbra is to discover Alta with the university, the Chapel of São Miguel and the Joanina Library of the century. XVIII, is to go down its alleys and reach Baixa with the Cathedral, the Church of Santa Cruz erected by Afonso Henriques - first king of Portugal - and where his tomb is; is to discover the Mondego River and get lost in a labyrinth of small streets.
Portugal is land and water and Aveiro called the Venice of Portugal is an example of this. Flat land surrounded by channels where moliceiro boats are still a constant.

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9 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Insurance
    • Entrance to Coimbra University
    • Moliceiro Boat Tour (chosen by our company)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry/Admission - University of Coimbra
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Aveiro, Aveiro, Aveiro District, Northern Portugal

    Charming city Aveiro is considered by many to be the Portuguese "Venice". Coastal city with a strong connection to the sea and the rivers that flow into it. Time for Moliceiro Boat ride (typical of this region). This city is home to one of the most typical sweets: soft eggs.

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Costa Nova, Costa Nova, Ilhavo, Aveiro District, Northern Portugal

    Very picturesque beach area due to the color that their houses provide visitors.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: University of Coimbra, Paco das Escolas, Coimbra 3000-240 Portugal

    The oldest Portuguese University that was founded in 1290.

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Pass By: Se Nova Catedral de Coimbra, Largo da Feira dos Estudantes, Coimbra 3600-213 Portugal

    Former Jesuit Church that houses the new Cathedral of Coimbra.

    Stop At: Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), Coimbra Portugal

    Church built in the 12th century is one of the magnificent examples of the Romanesque in Portugal. Also worthy of note is the staircase where the Monumental Serenade is held every year, which marks the beginning of the Academic Week (Queima das Fitas).

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Rua Quebra Costas, R. Quebra Costas, 3000-230 Coimbra, Portugal

    One of the most picturesque streets in Coimbra.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Porta e Torre de Almedina, R. do Arco Almedina 7, 3000-179 Coimbra, Portugal


    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Porta da Barbaca, R. do Arco Almedina, Coimbra 3000-180 Portugal

    One of the Doors of the Old Wall.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Largo da Portagem, Avenida Emidio Navarro, Coimbra 3000-150 Portugal

    Main Praça da Cidade is located in the center on the right bank of the River Mondego.

    Stop At: Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, Praca 8 de Maio, Coimbra 3001-801 Portugal

    One of the most important churches in Portugal built in the 12th century was dedicated to Saint
    Augustine. Considered as the National Pantheon because our first two Kings are buried there.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Museu do Mosteiro de Santa Clara a Velha, R. Baixo 57, 3040-266 Santa Clara, Portugal

    Beautiful example of Gothic architecture.

    Stop At: Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Nova, Calcada de Santa Isabel Alto de Sta. Clara, Coimbra 3040-270 Portugal

    18th century monastery where the patron saint of the city is buried. Place where you can also admire a beautiful view over the city.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We collect customers at hotels, hostels, Airbnb in Porto and VN Gaia.Airports
    • Porto Airport, Porto Portugal
    • Apdl - Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo, SA, Av. Liberdade 128, 4450-799 Leça da Palmeira, Portugal
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Our vehicles are equipped with an acrylic separator between the guide and passengers. The vehicle is sanitized / disinfected daily with ozone (O3).
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-178888P5

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