Coimbra & Aveiro, 1 Day Tour

Coimbra & Aveiro, 1 Day Tour

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From 610€ for two persons.   A beautifully diverse tour, comprising of magnificent monuments, a relaxing canal ride on a brightly painted boat and a wander around a charming fishing village. Creating memories which will stay with you forever.   Itinerary  Coimbra & Aveiro is a…

From 610€ for two persons.

 

A beautifully diverse tour, comprising of magnificent monuments, a relaxing canal ride on a brightly painted boat and a wander around a charming fishing village. Creating memories which will stay with you forever.

 

Itinerary 
Coimbra & Aveiro is a premium, inclusive, private tour. Coimbra was the first capital of Portugal and is home to one of the oldest university’s in the world. Wander the exquisite university campus with a 16th century tower and a student prison. Marvel at the Biblioteca Joanina, a vast library with a rare bibliographic collections and Coimbra Cathedral, one of the most important Romanesque buildings in the country. On the shore of a lagoon, Aveiro is a maritime town. Popularly known as the Venice of Portugal you will ride the brightly painted gondola style boats, Moliceiros, up the canal. Admire the wonderful Art Nouveau architecture in the Rossio area as you pass by. Costa Nova, is close to Aveiro and a charming coastal village on a long peninsular. Originally a fishing village you can still see signs of this era in the cute, striped weatherboard houses and lighthouse. With a fresh seafood market Costa Nova is the perfect place to taste seafood straight out of the water. This Coimbra & Aveiro private tour is a day of experiences you will remember for a lifetime.

 

Experiences to make your tour especially memorable
Canal Boat Ride on a ´Moliceiros´
Taste Aveiro delicacy `ovos moles´

 

All entrance tickets to monuments including
Coimbra University 

 

Classic Portugal Guarantee
All of our tours are hosted by official and certified tour guides. We guarantee they will enter all monuments with you and share with you the history of each place. They are the only guides authorised to enter all monuments throughout Portugal, so you can be assured you will be taken good care of. Classic Portugal is a certified and licensed Turismo de Portugal agency with the Clean and Safe seal. Your health is our priority. We have set protocols in place in regards to Covid19 on this private tour. Be sure to check out the Classic Portugal blog. If you like Coimbra & Aveiro private tour you may also be interested in Minho Region and Guimarães & Braga private tours.

 

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This one day private tour is inclusive of an official tour guide, modern minivan and all experiences and entrances.

 

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9 hours, from Porto or Lisbon
5+ Age
  • Departure
    We pick you up from your accommodation within the Porto or Lisbon area.
  • Departure Time
    Please be ready by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 18:00 PM.
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable. Please remember to bring a hat and sunscreen.
  • Included
    Experiences & tickets
    Hotel pick up and drop off
    Insurance & taxes
    Official Tour Guide
    Private transportation
    Tour available in multiple languages
  • Not Included
    Accommodation
    Meals
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Coimbra
To begin your wonderful day your tour guide will be waiting for you at your accommodation. Coimbra was the first capital of Portugal and is home to one of the oldest university's in the world. Wander the exquisite university campus with a 16th century tower and a student prison. Marvel at the Biblioteca Joanina, a vast library with a rare bibliographic collections dating back to the 16th century. Coimbra Cathedral, one of the most important Romanesque buildings in the country, was built when Afonso Henriques declared himself the first King of Portugal and named Coimbra as Portugal´s capital.
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Aveiro
On the shore of a lagoon, Aveiro is a maritime town. Popularly known as the Venice of Portugal you will ride the brightly painted gondola style boats, Moliceiros, up the canal. Admire the wonderful Art Nouveau architecture in the Rossio area as you pass by.
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Costa Nova
Costa Nova, is close to Aveiro and a charming coastal village on a long peninsular. Originally a fishing village you can still see signs of this era in the cute, striped weatherboard houses and lighthouse. With a fresh seafood market Costa Nova is the perfect place to taste seafood straight out of the water. At the end of this wonderful day full of memories your tour guide will return to your accommodation.
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