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Customer Travel Tips for Coimbra

80% Avg. city rating Rated by 170 customers

Activities / excursions 79%

Restaurants / eating out 81%

Shopping 71%

Chilling out / relaxing 83%

Getting around / public transport 75%

Sightseeing 84%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 77%

Value for money 84%

Customer Travel Tips for Coimbra

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27 May 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Do not miss the cathedral and the university.

Liked: Very nice city, lots of things to see.

Disliked: Compared to other small portuguese towns, it was a bit messy. Worth visiting anyway.

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07 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: the fado house!

Liked: everything.

Disliked: nothing.

93% Avg. rating
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  • Shopping - 60%
93% Avg. rating


06 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: university

Liked: Nearly everything, atmosphere was great (bars)

Disliked: just for a few days

96% Avg. rating
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18 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

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15 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Make sure you see the university it's amazing

Liked: The architecture

Disliked: No

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24 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: Get on the bus to Aveiro for the day. Visiting the stairs and walking by the river side.

Liked: Beautiful university city! Great architecture. You feel like travelling back to the medieval age.

Disliked: Too hilly haha

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03 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the old town

Liked: Arcitecture, History, Food , Shops, Music

Disliked: No

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18 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: No tips.

Liked: Nice place, students city.

Disliked: A bit too small and quiet for me :)

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18 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take a view of the city from the Mondego river.

Liked: The University, the view of the city from the Mondego river.

Disliked: Nothing

96% Avg. rating
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96% Avg. rating


30 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Just float around the streets

Liked: Nice student atmosphere

Disliked: Bus station outside of the center

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20 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: Wonderfull city!!!

Disliked: No!

89% Avg. rating
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89% Avg. rating


18 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: See the University, uncluding the beautiful baroque chapel and library!

Liked: Beautiful city, comfortable, lovely culture, sightseeing, and food. University very interesting and impressive.

Disliked: I loved fado music but hated that "tradition" in Coimbra means it's only sung by men.

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24 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Can't think of one

Liked: The old buildings! And all the little streets!

Disliked: It's so hilly!

84% Avg. rating
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84% Avg. rating


05 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Come for more days to have enough time to see all of Coimbra's delights and tomake some trips to near towns-Aveiro is really beautifull and in Figueira da Foz there is nice beach.

Liked: Nice city with interesting history. The old universty and cathedrals are worth seeing, parks are nice, relaxing.

Disliked: Transport isn't so well organized as in Lisbon.

80% Avg. rating
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25 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: n/a

Liked: nice little town, but small. I visited during the summer; I guess it is much livelier during the schoolyear (it's a university town)

Disliked: n/a

91% Avg. rating
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91% Avg. rating


08 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Walk everywhere and get inspired by what you see.

Liked: The cool university city vibe.

Disliked: No.

87% Avg. rating
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87% Avg. rating


05 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Take a cab if you have heavy luggage

Liked: This place is just beautiful, the university is one of the major attractions

Disliked: Lots of hills to climb to get to the points of interest

89% Avg. rating
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89% Avg. rating


04 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Visiting University

Liked: Atmosphere, location at the lake

Disliked: Steep ways

60% Avg. rating
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60% Avg. rating


16 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Head to the beach at Figueira da Foz!

Liked: Easy access to Figueira da Foz.

Disliked: Not a whole lot going on here.

80% Avg. rating
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  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


20 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Walk around

Liked: Old buildings, narrow streets, see the coimbra students

Disliked: Nothing

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80% Avg. city rating Rated by 170 customers

Activities / excursions 79%

Restaurants / eating out 81%

Shopping 71%

Chilling out / relaxing 83%

Getting around / public transport 75%

Sightseeing 84%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 77%

Value for money 84%

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