Nightlife Walking Tour in Coimbra, Coimbra

Coimbra is the Portuguese Oxford and its student population guarantees an energetic nightlife. The majority of bars are located around the Old Cathedral. There are always many students and professors drinking and entertaining. In the bars, you will hear late-night fado, a famous Portuguese guitar. This self-guided tour will lead you to the hottest nightspots in Coimbra.
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Nightlife Walking Tour in Coimbra Map

Guide Name: Nightlife Walking Tour in Coimbra
Guide Location: Portugal » Coimbra (See other walking tours in Coimbra)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km
Author: vickyc
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Santa Cruz Café

1) Santa Cruz Café

Santa Cruz Café was opened in 1923 on May 8, as the cafe is built on Square 8 May. It is located in one of the most beautiful churches of Coimbra Santa Cruz, in its auxiliary chapel, that dates back to 1530, and this makes it a unique and must visit cafe in Coimbra. It is also the most famous cafe not only in Coimbra, but in all of northern Portugal. The architecture of the cafe is amazing due to its location. The ceilings are high and there are marble decorations and vaulted stone supporters....   view more
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Á Capella

2) Á Capella

Á Capella is a unique cocktail bar. It is housed in an old, tiny, atmospheric church of the 14th century. The church was transformed into a cocktail lounge illuminated by candles. You will hear the top fado musicians of Coimbra. They play there because of the perfect acoustics of the church. The lounge is very intimate and so is the...   view more
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Tapas Bar

3) Tapas Bar

The Tapas Bar is very popular among students. It offers cheap drinks and some food as well, and students from the university spend the whole night there. The bar serves various beverages and plays different music. It is located in the campus area of Coimbra...   view more
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Cartola Esplanada Bar

4) Cartola Esplanada Bar

Cartola Esplanada Bar is located on a square near Park de Santa Cruz. The bar offers a wide selection of drinks. It is a nice place to watch people while enjoying a glass of beer and sitting on the terrace. The bar is very popular among students as they enjoy starting their night there. The interior boasts good...   view more
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Bar Bigorna

5) Bar Bigorna

Bar Bigorna is one of the best bars in which to go out at night in Coimbra. It is located in the historic downtown area of the city where there are a lot of bars. Bigorna is a small but very popular bar, especially among tourists and students. They play modern and alternative...   view more

Walking Tours in Coimbra, Portugal

Create Your Own Walk in Coimbra

Create Your Own Walk in Coimbra

Creating your own self-guided walk in Coimbra is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Family Entertainment Walking Tour in Coimbra

Family Entertainment Walking Tour in Coimbra

Coimbra has some great and unique attractions for families with kids. The most popular is Portugal dos Pequenitos, which means "Portugal for the little ones." There are beautiful gardens, beaches and museums in Coimbra that are interesting for families. Take this self-guided tour to visit family friendly attractions in Coimbra.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Churches Walking Tour in Coimbra

Churches Walking Tour in Coimbra

There are many magnificent and old churches in Coimbra. The buildings of the cathedrals and churches represent the most splendid architecture of Europe: Baroque, Renaissance, Rococo. The interior of these churches are very richly ornate by the works of art: paintings of the greatest European artists, sculptures and other art. This self-guided tour will lead you to the beautiful churches and cathedrals of Coimbra.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
Museums Walking Tour in Coimbra

Museums Walking Tour in Coimbra

Coimbra is a very old city with a rich past and history. The oldest university in Europe was established here and that is why there are several museums in the city that are related to science. The scientific museums are of great importance there and display rare collections. Take this self-guided tour to visit the most popular museums in Coimbra.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 km
North of Coimbra Walking Tour

North of Coimbra Walking Tour

A walk through the northern part of Coimbra offers diverse attractions such as architectural sights, a unique cafe, art gallery and a great shopping experience. You can see some old, beautiful churches and palaces. This self-guided tour will lead you to the attractions found in the north of Coimbra.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

The old capital of Portugal, Coimbra is a riverfront city rich in history and architecture. Home to the historic University of Coimbra, many of the local landmarks are in one way or another associated with it. To see these and other prominent sights of Coimbra, follow this orientation walk and enjoy!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km