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Full-day Coimbra and Aveiro Private Tour

The Full-day Coimbra and Aveiro Private Tour will take you to one of the most famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites, in Portugal: Universidade de Coimbra!

Known as the city of the students Coimbra has centuries of culture and history. With our expert guide, you’ll visit Portugal’s first university and its world-famous 18th Century library. A must-do in this city is walking around the downtown city center and visit Coimbra’s important monuments.

On your way back to Oporto we’ll stop at the West Coast of Portugal to visit Aveiro, a beautiful fishing village known to be the Venice of Portugal.

Aveiro is a city rich in history, you can visit the imposing Barra Lighthouse, the tallest in Portugal, the colorful wooden houses, the famous salt pans, and the most ancient porcelain manufacture in the country: Vista Alegre.

  • Sightseeing private tour
  • 8 hours
  • Starting and finishing in Oporto
  • 2 or more people

Prices

Prices

Low
Season
High
Season
Special
Season
2 people: 352€ 433€ 455€
3 people: 388€ 478€ 501€
4 people: 447€ 550€ 577€
5 people: 499€ 614€ 644€
6 people: 553€ 681€ 714€
7 people: 610€ 751€ 787€
8 people: 699€ 860€ 902€
+ 9 people: contact us

Low Season: Nov 1st to Dec 14th & Jan 11th to Mar 31st

High Season: April, June, July, August & Dec 15th to Jan 10th

Special Season: May, September & October

Tour highlights

Coimbra

Known as the city of the students, offers centuries of culture and history. Here you’ll visit the first university in the country and its world-famous library, a Baroque masterpiece built under the order of King John V, in the 18th Century. It has copies of the rarest bibliographic collections from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.
You’ll also walk the downtown city center and visit many other important monuments in the city.

Old Cathedral of Coimbra

One of the most important Romanesque buildings in the country was built when Afonso Henriques declared himself King of Portugal and chose Coimbra as the kingdom’s capital.

Aveiro

Fishing village, considered for many as the Venice of Portugal due to the large network of canals that flows through the city. You will take a boat trip through the city’s canals on the ‘Moliceiro’ typical local boats.
Aveiro is rich in History and has a well-preserved legacy.

Optional experiences and visits

Portugal dos Pequenitos

Is a thematic park designed as an educational and tourist space, to show aspects of culture and Portuguese heritage.

Conímbriga

Archaeologists believe that Conímbriga is one of the largest Roman settlements known in Portugal.
Inside its museum, objects found throughout the many years of excavation are exposed. The various spaces evoke the daily life of the ancient Roman city, the experience of religion, the architecture of the noble houses and their decoration, and the life at the forum.
Conímbriga is visited annually by 100 thousand people.

Salt Pans – Salinas de Aveiro

Take a guided tour of the famous Salinas de Aveiro, where the so-called “white gold” is produced. A unique experience that will give you the opportunity to get acquainted with the history, tools, and ancient methods used in the extraction of salt and which are still present today in the salt mines of Aveiro.

Vista Alegre factory and museum

Most ancient porcelain manufacture in the country. In this museum, you’ll have the opportunity to see how they create wonderful pieces of porcelain and see the brand’s first pieces.

Barra and Costa Nova beach

At Barra beach, you will visit the oldest lighthouse of Portugal: Barra Lighthouse and at Costa Nova beach see the typical local colorful wooden houses, formerly storage barns, and fishermen shelters.

  • Sightseeing private tour
  • 8 hours
  • Starting and finishing in Oporto
  • 2 or more people

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Prices

Low
Season
High
Season
Special
Season
2 people: 352€ 433€ 455€
3 people: 388€ 478€ 501€
4 people: 447€ 550€ 577€
5 people: 499€ 614€ 644€
6 people: 553€ 681€ 714€
7 people: 610€ 751€ 787€
8 people: 699€ 860€ 902€
+ 9 people: contact us

Low Season: Nov 1st to Dec 14th & Jan 11th to Mar 31st

High Season: April, June, July, August & Dec 15th to Jan 10th

Special Season: May, September & October

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Tour details

Private

Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).

Tailor-made

The tour highlights recommend some places to visit, however, there are others that may interest you, so we list some of them on ‘optional visits and experiences’. Our main goal is to provide you an unforgettable day therefore we have the flexibility to customize the itinerary according your preferences and tour length.

COVID-19 Prevention

Our company is certified by the World Travel & Tourism Council as "Safe Travels" (COVID-19 Measures).

Accommodation not included

Please contact us for advice about our accommodation options. We have a list of hotels based in local 3*, 4* and 5* Bed & Breakfasts and Boutique hotels throughout Portugal. We will provide you with suggestions so you can choose what best suits your budget.

Our Premium Tours guarantee

Our tours are escorted by very experienced expert guides, all of whom work with us full time. With excellent English, permission to skip lines, and expertise that came from real-life experience and on-the-ground knowledge, they are the key to accessing hidden gems and experiencing the true authenticity of our culture. Our guides are non-smoking.


Departure
Starting and finishing in Oporto

Departure time
To be agreed


What’s included

  • Entrance and guided visit or visit with headsets to the University of Coimbra
  • Boat ride on a traditional boat at Aveiro
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Free Wifi and bottled water
  • Exclusive and specialized guide/driver with individual mask
  • Personalized transport in a luxury Mercedes vehicle which is disinfected several times a day
  • Taxes
  • Public liability and personal accidents insurance

Not included
Accomodations Meals


Full-day Coimbra and Aveiro Private Tour
8 hours - Sightseeing private tour - from 352€ for 2 people


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