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7 Unmissable Traditions of Coimbra

Get to know the most unmissable traditions of Coimbra: 1- University parades Where? Town center  When? Academic weeks in May and October  The traditional academic processions that take place in Coimbra every year are an essential part of the city’s university rituals, a set of customs that

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Republics of Coimbra – Students Traditions

Republics, mythical spaces of Coimbra academic life It was in the 14th century that the first Republics of Coimbra emerged, when King D. Dinis ordered the construction of houses, in the zone of “Almedina”, to lodge the students of the University, with rent payment. These mythical spaces

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Mata Nacional do Choupal

Where there is fresh air, peace and serenity The “Mata Nacional do Choupal”, one of the most beautiful and appreciated natural green spaces in the city, appeared from the need to minimize the damage caused by the floods of the Mondego River. Today, entire families go to

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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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Autumn in Coimbra

Ideas for a unforgettable day. Autumn has arrived and with it Coimbra is even more beautiful. Start your tour in Manuel Braga Park, the City Park, next to the Mondego River. Now the park has its centuries-old trees naked, inviting to sit in one of its green

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Coimbra, City of the Students

Students bring a new life. In September the results of the higher education applications are known. Being Coimbra considered the City of the Students and known for its academic traditions, it receives applications for many parts of the world, the most sought after Faculties are Universities-Letters, Law,

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August in Coimbra

Do a rotary in downtown Now that the days are hot and inviting a long and slow walk, we suggest the downtown in your rotary. Start with the Portagem Square and take a coffee in one of the esplanades there. Feel the breeze of Mondego´s River and

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Queen Santa Isabel

Municipal Holiday of Coimbra it’s a honor of Queen Santa Isabel The fourth of July is the municipal holiday of Coimbra. It is in honor of queen Santa Isabel, who passed away on this same day back in 1336, in Estremoz. Isabel de Aragao or Queen Santa

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The Saint Francis Convent

The new Congress and Cultural Centre of the City The Saint Francis Convent, situated on the left side of Mondego River, erected  in the XVII Century, worked as a wool factory between 1888 and 1980. In 1995, Coimbra municipality bought the building. After plenty of renovation works

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Mercado D. Pedro V

Where the colors and smells combine. There are few special places such as this, where the colors and smells combine in a unique delightful spectacle. We are talking about Mercado Municipal D. Pedro, located in downtown Coimbra, which is divided over two floors. In the first one prevails the vegetable countertops

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