Coimbra (pronounced Queembra) is located between Lisbon and Porto. Its university is very old but most of its original buildings were destroyed in the major earthquake of 1755. The town is situated on a steep hill, although there is a significant part on the far side of the river Mondego.
Coimbra Today was a very enjoyable day, despite overcast skies and a torrent of rain during the last hour of our excursions. Before we set out, we all read the Coimbra tourist bureau pamphlet ...
Posted in Travelling Family by KZFamily
Coimbra & Tomar
Eilen ajeltiin Portosta Coimbran ja Conimbrigan kautta Tomariin. Coimbra (n. 100 000 asukasta) on Portugalin tärkeä yliopistokaupunki, jossa kiertelmimme melko jyrkkään rinteeseen rakennetun kaupungin kujia ja söimme lounaan paikallisessa kommunikoiden sujuvasti viittomakielellä (taas kerran). Jatkoimme ...
Posted in Levoton sielu by vilmalotta
I got to say I loved Coimbra. Just a small city in central Portugal, known as the Oxford or Cambridge of Portugal(although older then both). And yes it very much is like the latter two. I loved ...
Posted in central america 2012 by dswanderers