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Jewish Tours to Coimbra Portugal
On this Jewish tours to Coimbra travel with us outside of Lisbon to the City Of Knowledge in Portugal. Coimbra a UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the most important cultural and historic sites in Portugal.
Discover the upper town with the city’s old quarter filled with historical churches and narrow streets while the Lower Town houses Coimbra’s busy commercial district.
Coimbra’s heritage is rich in conventual sweets. Conventual sweets appeared in the XV century and they are still prepared based on ancient recipes from the convents. Enjoy the town’s delicacies, the conventual sweets – “pastel de Santa Clara”. A thin dough made with flour, sugar and butter and stuffed with eggs, sugar and almond. Or manjar branco, composed with flour, eggs, butter and sugar.
See the University of Coimbra known as one of the oldest universities in Europe which dates to the 13th century. The Baroque Library ( Biblioteca Joanina ), ornate Halls of the Royal Palace. The Iron Gate, original entry Muslim fortress of Almanzor (10th century ). And the Palace of Schools, historic center par excellence of the University, makes this stop a most.
Discover the center of Portugal
Escape the hustle and bustle of Lisbon’s City Center on a private full-day tour.Starting with a pick-up from your hotel and driving to Coimbra, the capital city of the Centro Region.
Upon arrival, we will explore the beautiful narrow streets and marvel at the architecture. Baroque, Renaissance and modern periods including influences from the Moors and Romans. Admire the austere façade of the Sé Nova de Coimbra (New Cathedral of Coimbra), and one of the most important Romanesque Roman Catholic buildings in Portugal at the Sé Velha de Coimbra (Old Cathedral of Coimbra).
Learn about the 13th-century origins of one of the oldest universities in Europe, and discover the Pantheon of Portugal’s 1st two kings. Admire the spectacular views from the University and visit one of the most beautiful Baroque libraries in the world.
Time for our lunch experience in the medieval city of Coimbra and sample food from this region of Portugal, and meet the friendly locals. Learn about the 13th-century origins of one of the oldest universities in Europe, and discover the Pantheon of Portugal’s 1st two kings.
After lunch, we will continue our tour to Aveiro, the “Venice of Portugal” considered the most romantic city in Portugal. Explore the enchanting canals as we take a wonderful canal ride; see the lovely squares, homes, and historic monuments such as the 15th-century Monastery of Jesus. We will stop for an afternoon snack of Aveiro’s traditional ovos moles (soft eggs) sweets before we return to Lisbon.
What can you see:
Explore the historic streets of Coimbra in Portugal’s Centro Region
Take a canal ride and discover the “Venice of Portugal” at Aveiro
Learn about one of the oldest universities in Europe and admire the spectacular architecture
About this tour:
Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).
The tour highlights are just suggestions of places to visit. The tour itinerary will be designed according to your preferences and the tour length.
Each day tour is designed to last approximately 8 hours (hotel-tour-hotel).
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Transfer from airport to Hotel and vice versa
- Bottled water
- Personalized transport in a luxury Mercedes vehicle, in safe & comfortable conditions
- Exclusive and specialized Guide/Driver
- Wifi on board
- Public liability and personal accidents insurance
- Visit to Coimbra University
- Boat ride in Aveiro
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entrance fees
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Relevant information for groups:
- Our tours are private -
Maximum 5 persons per group -
Our drivers have safety and health training.
Meet & Greet:
- Hand sanitizer will be provided to passengers by driver every time before entering the vehicle;
- The driver will wear a face mask at all times and will keep a safe distance from customers avoiding close contact, handshakes etc;
- Luggage will only be handled with customers' authorization.
The driver will use sanitizing products to continually clean the main contact areas inside and outside the vehicle (handles, seats, seat belts, etc).
For safety reasons our vehicles will not provide magazines and water bottles. We apologize for this inconvenience.
Upon completion of each tour, our cleaning team will carry out a thorough cleaning with anti-bacterial products.
Per recent laws: Maximum capacity per vehicle is 2/3 of total occupancy. This is to guarantee adequate distance between passengers.