Coimbra tour with Aveiro

Combra is the city of students. Portuguese capital of science and knowledge crossed by the Mondego river responsible for the singular beauty.

Visit Quinta das Lágrimas, the gardens where according to legend Prince Pedro and Inês de Castro had a forbidden royal love affair for many years.

We recommend during the Coimbra tour the visit to the university and or Quinta das Lágrimas gardens.

On the way back from Coimbra tour we will stop in Aveiro. A modern city south of Porto famous for its gorgeous water channels.

But Aveiro roots go back to the 10th century when the Countess of Mumadona Dias left on her will this lands called “in alavarium” to monastery of Guimarães.

Salt and porcelain are two of the most famous products of Aveiro.

When arriving in the city you will see that we are surround by the saline. We can even say that the people of Aveiro helped the Portuguese to build up the taste for salted codfish, as plenty of codfish and other fish where salted there.

If your into porcelain “Vista Alegre” is the premium Portuguese choice. Started in 1824 take the chance to do the optional tour to the factory.

Coimbra tour we will take you to one of the oldest universities in the world, founded in 1290 and declared a World Heritage site in 2013

Details of our Coimbra tour

Departure from Porto

  • Itinerary: Porto, Coimbra, Aveiro, Porto
  • Schedule: starts at 9:00 am and ends at around 06:00 pm.
  • Pick up: any hotel in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Includes: private guide/driver and ovos moles sweet in Aveiro
  • Does not include: lunch and other extras of personal nature.
  • Available in: English, Portuguese, and Spanish
  • Prices from: 2-4 group (car) 265€ | 5-7 group 390€ (minivan) | more than 8 participants under quotation

 

Coimbra tour with Aveiro

Combra is the city of students. Portuguese capital of science and knowledge crossed by the Mondego river responsible for the singular beauty.

Visit Quinta das Lágrimas, the gardens where according to legend Prince Pedro and Inês de Castro had a forbidden royal love affair for many years.

We recommend during the Coimbra tour the visit to the university and or Quinta das Lágrimas gardens.
On the way back from Coimbra tour we will stop in Aveiro. A modern city south of Porto famous for its gorgeous water channels.
But Aveiro roots go back to the 10th century when the Countess of Mumadona Dias left on her will this lands called “in alavarium” to monastery of Guimarães.
Salt and porcelain are two of the most famous products of Aveiro.
When arriving in the city you will see that we are surround by the saline. We can even say that the people of Aveiro helped the Portuguese to build up the taste for salted codfish, as plenty of codfish and other fish where salted there.
If your into porcelain “Vista Alegre” is the premium Portuguese choice. Started in 1824 take the chance to do the optional tour to the factory.
Between the sea and the river, enjoy Costa Nova the sea side of Aveiro.

Coimbra tour we will take you to one of the oldest universities in the world, founded in 1290 and declared a World Heritage site in 2013

Details of our Coimbra tour

Departure from Porto

  • Itinerary: Porto, Coimbra, Aveiro, Porto
  • Schedule: starts at 9:00 am and ends at around 06:30 pm.
  • Pick up: any hotel in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Includes: private guide/driver and ovos moles sweet in Aveiro
  • Does not include: lunch and other extras of personal nature.
  • Available in: English, Portuguese, and Spanish
  • Prices from: 2-4 group (car) 265€ | 5-7 group 390€ (minivan) | more than 8 participants under quotation

Departure and arrival

This tour departures and arrives at the city of Porto

Coimbra

Visit one of the oldest universities in the world, founded in 1290 and declared a World Heritage Site in 2013.

Aveiro

. A modern city south of Porto famous for its gorgeous water channels