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Oh, Christmas joy!

It’s Christmas time! December is finally here and it’s time to celebrate Santa’s arrival and experience the best Portuguese traditions. If Portugal and our customs are still a novelty to you, get ready for a huge amount of enthusiasm and joy! And don’t worry if you haven’t

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Portuguese tradition + great flavor = Coimbra

Coimbra is changing, but the revolution that locals and visitors are currently witnessing is the best of all: the ones that enables innovation, but also preserves the city’s past and tradition. In a moment’s notice, the city gained several new (delicious) attractions that you have to visit.

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Culture and fun come together in Coimbra

Although October is usually a month dedicated to the new students that are just now arriving at the University of Coimbra and all the related traditions, this month we decided to dedicate our report to an excellent initiative that intends to promote the cultural heritage that make

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Coimbra’s got the green thumb: It’s only natural

Experiencing the beginning of September in Coimbra is like watching a phoenix rise from the ashes. Too much? Well, maybe… The awakening of Coimbra after the summer won’t be as dramatic, but it is, nevertheless, an important phenomenon. The students are back, the city is more lively

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Why August in Coimbra sounds like a happy tune

The history of Coimbra cannot be told without mentioning music and bohemian life. Among other factors that make Coimbra unique, the city of students has always been known for inspiring a few Portuguese music legends such as Zeca Afonso or Carlos Paredes. There cannot be a well-spent

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Coimbra & art: a love affair with a happy ending

Coimbra equals art and culture. The link between the city and the artistic world has been a constant over the centuries, given that Coimbra has been the home and even the muse of important writers, musicians and painters, among other artists. So this month we decided to

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Coimbra – UNESCO World Heritage

Coimbra Unesco World Heritage - 22nd June 2013

“Universidade de Coimbra – Alta e Sofia” application was discussed in the 37th meeting of the World Heritage Committee, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. On the 22nd of June of 2013, the inclusion in the World Heritage list was unanimously approved by the international representatives. Today 2 years

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Coimbra: The king’s capital

The birth of the Portuguese nation is far from ordinary. It hides a rich and unusual story, full of interesting details. However, there is a “detail” that deserves our undivided attention more than all others and its name is D. Afonso Henriques. D. Afonso Henriques was the

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Happy 725º birthday, University of Coimbra!

Hotel Oslo is joining the University of Coimbra to celebrate a very important occasion to the city: the 725º anniversary of its university. The celebration, which began on March 1st, runs until December 4th and the program couldn’t be any more eclectic. The program, which celebrates the

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Cultural Coimbra keeps its commercial spirit wide awake

We all know that the past shapes the present and the future. Therefore, the fact that Coimbra is still a trading city is not a surprise to anyone. Coimbra’s past has been shaped by centuries of tradition and many generations of traders who helped build the city

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