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Located in the fertile central part of Portugal, Coimbra District has always drawn foreigners, although for centuries they were mostly unwelcome invaders. Settled by Celts and subsequently conquered by the Romans, Visigoths, and Moors, the region boasts a wealth of ancient sites preserving the last traces of these long-gone cultures. The city of Coimbra, home to most of the district's notable attractions, served as Portugal's medieval capital for over a century. Today, the city's historical Old Town is the region's top tourist destination, noted for its rich architectural heritage and picturesque riverside setting. Coimbra also makes an ideal base for day trips to the nearby Roman ruins, Portugal's largest archaeological site. When using our Portugal trip planner to make an itinerary online, Coimbra District holidays come together around your tastes, interests, and requirements, with us taking care of the logistics.
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Top Coimbra District tours
£36 BOOK WITH VIATOR University of Coimbra guided tours without queue University of Coimbra guided tours without queue
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
£48 BOOK WITH VIATOR Guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra. Guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra.
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
£18 BOOK WITH VIATOR Convent of Christ Tour "Portugal in the Map" - Visit Tomar with a local guide! Convent of Christ Tour "Portugal in the Map" - Visit Tomar with a local guide!
Duration: 2 hours
£29 BOOK WITH VIATOR Discovering the charms and places of Coimbra Discovering the charms and places of Coimbra
Duration: 3 to 5 hours
£43 BOOK WITH VIATOR Discovering Nature in Serra da Lousã Discovering Nature in Serra da Lousã
Duration: 4 hours
£51 BOOK WITH VIATOR University of Coimbra - more complete and private visit, ticket included University of Coimbra - more complete and private visit, ticket included
Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
Places to visit in Coimbra District
CoimbraTrip planner Best for: Historic Site, University / School, Landmark Figueira da FozTrip planner Best for: Beach, Nightlife, Landmark Condeixa-a-NovaTrip planner Best for: Ruin, History Museum, Cave LousaTrip planner Best for: Historic Walking Area, Beach, Castle PiodaoTrip planner Best for: Scenic Walking Area, History Museum, Church
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