On this tour you will learn - first hand by a graduated student of the University of Coimbra - about the History of this town and the amazing traditions of our centenary University.
We'll be visiting the most important sights while learning why Coimbra became a World Heritage City recognized by UNESCO.
After learning about the University History, the students traditions and the main campus, you will have the opportunity to visit the Royal Palace, St Michael's Chapel and the unforgettable JOANINA LIBRARY - you will be amazed by it! No need to worry about entrance tickets or never-ending lines of travelers - have a VIP pass to one of the most incredible monuments of Portugal alongside us!
Avoid lines and last-minute disappointments: guarantee your entrances in the beautiful joanina library by reserving this tour with us in advance and don’t worry about a thing!
Available every day of the year except 25th December, 1st January and 1st Sunday of May
Available from 1 to 10 participants – If you wish to request a private tour, we’ll be glad to welcome you (please see our Tailored Tours for Customized & Private Services).
Praça Dom Dinis • Monumental Steps • Student Typical Houses • Botanical Garden • Main University buildings
Paço das Escolas route including the Joanina Library • Level 4 • Academic Prison • Via Latina • Sala dos Capelos • Sala das Armas • Sala do Exame Privado • Panoramic balconies over the Historical Center of Coimbra.
Go Walks Portugal expert guiding services, entrance in the University’s of Coimbra Royal Palace (with its Arms Room, Yellow Room, Capelos Room, Balconies and Private Exam Room), St Michael Chapel and Joanina Library (with its Academic Prison, Middle Level and Royal Floor), insurances and VAT