A tour of Coimbra's churches

A tour of Coimbra’s churches

Churches are always a great point of attraction for the tourists, no matter if they are orthodoxes, catholics or protestants. The tourists and people in general are attracted by the beauty of their architecture or by their historical importance. There are many lovely churches and cathedrals in Coimbrathat must be visited. The architecture of the buildings include the most beautiful styles, such as Rococo, Renaissance or Baroque, and inside you can see many works of art, like sculptures and pai... [ read more ]

The University of Coimbra

The University of Coimbra

Coimbra, this wonderful town in Portugal, is well known for its university, its ceramics and its fado music. It is a very beautiful place regardless the period of the year you visit it. For those who want to come in the town but are not quite sure of this decision, I’ll try to convince them to do that by presenting some information about the University of Coimbra, the main objective of the town.  Generalities about the University If you arrive in Coimbrayou should definitely see the Uni... [ read more ]

Where to eat in Coimbra

Where to eat in Coimbra

Food plays an important role in the life of Portuguese people and that’s why they pay a great attention to what they eat and to the way they prepare the dishes. The locals from Coimbra make no exception and that’s why you should know that eating is not a problem in this town. There are a variety of places where to eat in Coimbra, depending on your budget, your taste or you spirit of adventure. Therefore, you may go eating at restaurants, buffets, cantinas or cafes and you can serve both lo... [ read more ]

Where to stay in Coimbra?

Where to stay in Coimbra?

Once arrived in Coimbra, one of the most important urban centers in Portugal (after Lisbon and Porto, of course), you look for a place to stay. You’ll see that you have a variety of places to choose from, depending on your budget, your taste or your needs. You can stay at hotels, pensions, hostels or even camping-parks. It’s your decision. But for those who didn’t plan a trip yet in this town and they are willing to do it, I can help you make an impression about the local accommodation pla... [ read more ]