Discover Coimbra's Legacy through a Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.6km
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Duration 1h 15m
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Discover the city's story with an In-App Audio Tour
  • Explore ancient Coimbra University grounds
  • See King Dom Dinis's statue at Praça Dom Dinis
  • Admire the Old Cathedral's Romanesque glory
  • Feel history through the Monumental Stairs
This audio tour is designed for explorers interested in traversing the historic and academic roots of Coimbra, Portugal's ancient capital. Ideal for solo travelers and history enthusiasts, embark on a journey that blends the allure of centuries-old traditions with the vibrancy of student culture. Starting by the Mondego River at Largo da Portagem and concluding at the stoic 'Porta Férrea' of the University of Coimbra, the route unfolds a narrative steeped in the rich tapestry of Portugal's past. Along the way, marvel at the Old and New Cathedrals' magnificence, ascend the evocative Quebra Costas steps, and wander through the alleyways of bygone days, where academia and tradition intertwine. The tour promises an intimate experience of Coimbra's standing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest home of learning in Portugal. Memorable moments include passing through the historic Iron Gate, exploring the Roman ruins and grand university halls, and vividly experiencing Coimbra's timeless spirit. Each stop offers unique insights into the city's cultural heartbeat, from the stoic aura of old stables to the lively scenes of student housing, leaving travelers with lasting impressions of Coimbra's historical grandeur and educational lineage.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Porta Férrea & Surroundings - Farewell!
Largo da Portagem
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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