Transfer from Oporto to Lisbon with stops

Cultural & Theme Tours in Beira Litoral

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Why not a Transfer from Oporto to Lisbon with stops?Instead of making only simple transfer, we will few stops on the way visiting some of the most symbolic cities in Portugal, undoubtedly the best way to optimize your time.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Aveiro, Aveiro, Aveiro District, Northern PortugalIn the center of Aveiro we suggest a trip on a Moliceiro boat to get to know the 3 kilometers of canals that made the support of the city itself, be it moliça (a seaweed used in agriculture and for pharmaceutical purposes), as well as Salt.Other curiosity will be to know the market of Aveiro a construction in wrought iron and glass very to the type of Gustavo Eiffel and to the innumerable buildings Art New all cataloged what they reveal the importance and even the wealth of this city.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Praia da Costa Nova, Ilhavo, Aveiro District, Northern PortugalIn Costa Nova we will find the original haystacks were constructed with local materials, rising on stakes set in the dry sand of Costa Nova, with the exterior plank arranged horizontally and painted bright red, saluting the sea with color and energy, helping fishermen to find their haystacks on very foggy days.The interior space was ample, without any division, fulfilling its function of being nothing more than a warehouse. Over the years, some fishermen began to transform the haystacks by adapting them to accommodation spaces that began to accommodate families during the summer season.Duration: 1 hourStop At: University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Coimbra District, Central PortugalTime to get to Coimbra, where we will start our visit by the Coimbra´s University ( oldest in Europe ) with it´s highlight the Joanine library, built in the XVIII century on the former prison of the University, simply one of the most beautiful libraries in the world, Its decoration was only finished, close to the XVIII century, the renovation it, on the ceiling the frescoes were executed by Mestre António Ribeiro and Vicente Nunes, and the portrait of Dom Joao V was done by the Italian Domenico Dupra.After visit the library we will continue visiting Coimbra´s University and visit other interesting places like; Saint Michel Chapel, “sala dos Capelos”, the “cabra” tower between others.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), Coimbra, Coimbra District, Central PortugalCoimbra´s downtown situated, between the Mondego river and the University, a lovely sidewalk street where you can relax and get lost in this charming city narrow streets and beautiful alleys, and squares, you will find countless cafes, pastry shops and restaurants.Rich in culture and with an unforgettable gastronomy, this area has been the commercial center of the city for hundreds if not thousands of years, maintaining its genuine atmosphere and unique personality.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Shrine of our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima, Fatima, Santarem District, Central PortugalSanctuary of Fatima, we will them find three places of interest where you can attend a mass ( optional ), the Chapel of the Apparitions, the first Chapel to be built immediately following the apparitions occupying a prominent place, not by size or grandeur, but yes by the location, practically in the center of the Sanctuary.The Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, built in 1928 in Neo Baroque style, it houses today the tombs of the children, but also the tomb of Sister Lucia who passed away in 2005, and the Basilica of Santissima Trindade, built in 2007 with more than 8000 seats and 40,000 m² of area was designed by the Greek architect Alexandros Tombazis, a modern and quite imposing church.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Obidos Village, Obidos, Leiria District, Central Portugaln Obidos (UNESCO’s world heritage site), we will take you back in time, as we walk you through the beautiful and narrow streets full of traditional shops, along the white painted old houses, walk through its walls imagining how the medieval period would have been there.Obidos was used has a wedding gift from D. Dinis to his wife D. Isabel, the village became part of the Casa das Rainhas, only extinct in 1834, and most of the Portuguese Queen passed through it, leaving great benefits. D. Catarina orders to be build the aqueduct and fountains.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Certified Driver/Guide
  • Bottled water
  • Personal accidents insurance
  • WiFi on board
  • Private transportation

What’s not included

  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - University of Coimbra