At 200 km North of Lisbon, the city of Coimbra is full of history, home of one of the oldest universities in the world, with its magnificent Joanine Librar, the the entire University Complex, the Monastery of Santa Cruz, the medieval houses... Close to Coimbra is the Roman Archeological city of Conimbriga and a place to visit. We will leave Lisbon at 8 am for enjoying the full day. We will pick you up, in your hotel in Lisbon, please, contact us in advance to organize. It is a small group one day tour with maximum of 8 persons. Monument fees and lunch is not included.
We will leave Lisbon early in the morning to enjoy the full day, arriving Coimbra will take us around 2 hours, a small coffee brake (10 min) in the way will be done. Arriving Coimbra, we will visit the historical university, one of the oldest in the world, with the beautiful Joanine Library in Baroque style from beginning of 18th century. The tour will continue to center of Coimbra and to the Monastery of Santa Clara, the rest place of our First King D. Afonso Henriques. The monastery was founded in 1131, but completely reconstructed in first half of 16th. In Coimbra will be the time as well for lunch and for free time.In the afternoon, we will visit the large Roman Archaeological Site, of Conimbriga city, a developed from the 1st to 3rd centuries. It is well known due to the conservation status and by the existing mosaics and classified as National Monument since 1910. it makes you travel back to previous eras...Arriving Lisbon will be in later evening, after a great day in "Região do Centro"