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Praxis – A Restaurant a factory and beer museum

Visit Praxis! The “Praxis”, a Restaurant a Factory and Beer Museum of Coimbra, is located on the left bank of the Mondego River and should be part of your script for Coimbra. The “Praxis” gives back to Coimbra a brewery heritage where the main secret is the

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Restaurants with excellent vegetarian options in Coimbra

Are you a vegetarian? This text is for you. Nowadays the focus on eating healthy or lowering one’s impact on the enviroment is increasing and, therefore, many restaurants in downtown already offer in their menus vegetarian dishes, including a few twists of local receipes. Refeitro’s menu includes

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Hot and Good are the Chestnuts

With autumn arrived the appreciated nuts. The smell overruns the streets of downtown, their time has come, they are good roasted and hot … we are speaking, of course, about Chestnuts! No one resists the nut that symbolizes autumn. Chestnut has an ancient tradition in Portuguese gastronomy

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Portuguese Christmas Sweets

Delicious Traditional Sweets December is one of the months everybody looks forward to. We celebrate Christmas, the family meets around a table full of dishes and traditional sweets. At this point, the shop windows of pastries offer these sweets as expected. We are talking about “Bolo Rei”,

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The Crúzio of Santa Cruz

A Sweet Coimbra Mark It´s 7 o clock in the morning, in the Rua do Moreno, placed in the heart of Coimbra downtown. Dona Sílvia starts to prepare the delicious Cruzios, in the Café Santa Cruz. The ingredients are the traditional: flour, butter, egg cream and almond. But just like the majority

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Find out why April is a sweet month in Coimbra

April is a sweet month in Coimbra! Not only because we‘re celebrating Easter and eating the typical Easter cakes and almonds, but also because the city is once again hosting the event “O Património Doceiro de Coimbra” (The Sweet Heritage of Coimbra). The event was created in

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History & Culture: Salted codfish

Portugal is one of the few countries in the world that eats cod preserved in salt. This popular food, subject to a historical process of conservation, practically shaped the Portuguese cuisine. That is why today is so easy to find national delicacies that include this type of

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Figueira da Foz: Portuguese food by the sea

Coimbra is not only an amazing city at its core. If you venture out of town, you will find out that there are very interesting places like Figueira da Foz, a beautiful fishing town with a long story to tell and a great culinary tradition. It is

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Have a sweet time

One of GO!walks’ main missions is to show to the visitors the wonderful food produced in Coimbra and center of the country, in general. Although the delicacies of Coimbra’s district include several dishes more known, such as chanfana, the main stars of the region are the typical sweets

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