MUG’S TIP FOR COIMBRA: Only really the University to see
Book into a guided tour of the University at €15 it is well worth it. Departs from the main courtyard www.uc.pt/en/informacaopara/visit/contact.
MUG’S TIP FOR COIMBRA: The Roman Ruins are worth a visit if you have time.
Head down to a stop near Coimbra A Station on the river. The bus is not numbered so look out for Conimbriga or Condeixa on the front. It’s about a 40 minute trip. Note that some buses do not run on weekends.
MUG’S TIP FOR COIMBRA: Restaurants
Taberna Laura (R. dos Gatos 12, 3000-150 Coimbra) just down the river-end of our street. Interesting food but with very creative presentation.
Restaurant Zé Manel Dos Ossos (Beco do Forno 12, 3000-382 Coimbra). Well known for it’s pork bones dish.
MUG’S TIP FOR COIMBRA: Free fado
Cafe Santa Cruz (Praca 8 de Maio) was next to the church. Get there at least 20-30 minutes before showtime at 6.00pm and have a drink. Show lasts around half an hour.