Bairrada Wines, Coimbra and Fado

Day Trips & Excursions in Coimbra
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Tour description

Guided visit to Caves de São Domingos with tastings. Guided visit to University of Coimbra UNESCO World Heritage. Fado from Coimbra show.

We will travel from Aveiro to Anadia and we will start with a visit to Caves de São Domingos just in heart of Anadia. 80 years journey to study, investigate and produce sparkling capturing all its freshness and minerality of this unique region of Bairrada with its diverse terroir. Caves de São Domingos recently won the Great Gold Medal Award for his sparkling wine. Unrepeatable, sophisticated sparkling, vibrant, fresh and with good amplitude. From Anadia we wil got to Coimbta to visit The University of Coimbra, Alta and Sofia, is inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list since the 22nd June 2013. The fundaments for this recognition are the universal value of this architectural landscape, the role of the university in the formation and dissemination of the Portuguese language and culture, and it's influence as the Alma Mater of several institutions and persons around the world. Finally it's time to listen to Fado. A magical space with a unique atmosphere were you can find the most genuine and traditional Fado from Coimbra. Only the best musicians of the city play here and they are selected according to the highest standards of this 160 year old tradition. The show finishes with a Port tasting. After the show we will return to Aveiro.

What's included

  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes minivan

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch