The green-fingered can head to this museum, used for teaching students of botany. Entrance is through the botanic garden.
Casa Museu Bissaya Barreto
Bissaya Barreto was a local surgeon, scholar and obsessive hoarder of fine arts, and his handsome, late-19th-century mansion has been...
A serene place to catch your breath, the lovely university-run botanic garden sits in the shadow of the 16th-century Aqueduto de São...
Aqui Base Tango
This offbeat house holds one of Coimbra's most enticing bars, a quirky space with extremely original decor and a relaxed, inclusive...
Cafetaria Museu da Ciência
Tucked away in a remote part of the top of town, the science museum's cafe offers a large interior warmed by a log fire and an excellent...
Entered through the Tabacaria Pavão, this hip little hideaway near Praça da República woos a crowd with regular DJ sets, plus ridiculously low prices on caipirinhas, mojitos, gins-and-tonic, vodka and beer. Hang out at the bar, or decamp to one of the high-ceilinged back rooms, all decorated with eye-catching, one-of-a-kind wallpaper. Don't confuse it with the other bar in this green-tiled building.