What’s On in Coimbra

Find out What's On in Coimbra, Restaurants in Coimbra, Shopping, Sightseeing, Sports, Events, Night Clubs, Places to stay, Hotels, with our comprehensive website. Here you can find information to make your stay in Coimbra an enjoyable one. Packed with great ideas on What to Do, Places to Visit, TOP Restaurants, News & Events, Attractions and more..

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Things To See and Do

Attractions and Places to Visit in Coimbra

Attractions and Places to Visit in Coimbra

Lying halfway between Lisbon and Oporto in the Beiras region of central Portugal, venerable Coimbra nestles on the banks of the River Mondego in dignified glory. Famed for its university - the oldest in the country - and a fantastic collection of handsome churches, serene monasteries, and lively cultural institutions.

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Places to stay in Coimbra

Places to Stay in Coimbra

Whether you prefer the big five star treatment or the personal touch of an intimate boutique, whether you want that breathtaking view or love the calm of the countryside, Coimbra offers plenty of choices.

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Sports and Activities

Sports and Activities

If you’re looking for inspiration for new places to go, days out and things to do, there's no shortage of activities in Coimbra. Whether it's day or night, summer or winter, with your friends or with your children check out our listings.

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Activities, Where to Eat, Where to Stay, What to Do in Coimbra

Whether you’re looking for things to do in Coimbra such as events and attractions or are planning where to stay in Coimbra, you’ll find everything you need for your Coimbra holiday on Whats On In Coimbra.com. Make sure to discover Coimbra’s diverse neighbourhoods, from tranquil suburbs to central areas full of shopping, entertainment and dining options. Coimbra have a huge range of options for food and drink.

DUX Taberna Urbana

DUX Taberna Urbana

DUX Taberna Urbana bucks the trend for traditional restaurants in the area, offering contemporary, modern dishes.
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La Botiga Bistro

La Botiga Bistro

Grab a beer and relax in Coimbra’s premier tapas establishment, La Botiga Bistro. The interior with its monochrome fittings and chic, linear design...
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Santa Clara

Santa Clara

Pop in for a glass of sangria or a pot of loose leaf tea and enjoy one of the gallery’s major selling points: the homemade cakes and biscuits.
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Cafe Santa Cruz

Cafe Santa Cruz

Café Santa Cruz is an ever popular institution in Coimbra, having provided a meeting point for generations of locals.
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What’s On In

Coimbra is rich in history, prominent in culture, is the third largest city of Portugal and it was during the high middle ages the capital of Portugal. Coimbra is a historic city and has several famous landmarks of interest to the visitor. The most famous is the old university. You can also visit the Santa Cruz monastery, the Old and New Cathedrals, and the Machado de Castro museum, one of the most important art museums in the country.

Coimbra is famous for Coimbra fado, a fado genre that originated in the city. It is played exclusively by male performers dressed in traditional student uniforms. Coimbra has an extensive range of things to do with a selection of adventures and activities.