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    Coimbra to Nazare by Train and bus?

    by Jo8Joe Online Now Jan 1, 2017 at 10:22 AM

    I am in the process of planning our trip to Portugal in late January. I'm hoping someone can help give advice  .... we are travelling from Aveiro to Nazare by bus/train. The Alfa Pendular#124 will take us to Coimbra Station B. From here we walk to the Redo Expressos( is there a sidwalk along here?)which stops in Leira then onto Nazare. Can anyone familiar with the area confirm if I am correct?

    6 Answers Jan 5, 2017 at 11:51 AM
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    Up to University

    by mnutsy Online Now Sep 19, 2016 at 1:41 AM

    I have bad knees. Is it a hard uphill walk? Can I get up to University by taxi or furnicular? Does the "elevador" take me there?
    Just having a day/ night in Coimbra on way to Porto from Lisbon.Best area to stay?
    Any thoughts?
    Regards, Mnutsy

    7 Answers Sep 28, 2016 at 12:12 AM
  • Gents Outfitters

    by sheila3921 Online Now Jul 18, 2014 at 3:20 AM

    My husband bought a Panama hat in a gents shop on the main road, right hand side as you are walking up to the Cathedral. Anyone know what it's called. The hat has been lost and I want to buy another one.

  • How to get from Coimbra to Bucaco Forest?

    by Ana-Stacy Online Now Aug 29, 2013 at 4:19 AM

    I'd like to walk in Bucaco Forest while staying in Coimbra for a couple of days. Is there any other way to get to the park except taxi? A bus would be great, any information? And if not, how much, do you reckon, the taxi will cost?

    5 Answers Aug 30, 2013 at 1:51 AM
  • Moises Transportes timetable

    by fabbo Online Now Jun 3, 2013 at 2:52 PM

    I noticed on the site that there are buses from Coimbra to Sandelgas. However, I could not find the departure times, or how long the trip is, or where to take the bus in Coimbra. Anyone knows how to get the timetables?

    2 Answers Jun 4, 2013 at 1:56 AM
  • Coimbra B

    by jcpwright Online Now Jun 2, 2013 at 6:12 AM

    Are there any hotels near Coimbra B station? i.e. easy walking distance

    2 Answers Jun 3, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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    visit on Good Friday

    by mediamind Online Now Mar 16, 2013 at 7:39 PM

    We are planning to visit Coimbra for a day on Good Friday (29th of March). Will the Old University and other attractions be open? Should we expect anything special due to this holiday? (More crowd or less crowd or closures because of ceremonies, etc.)
    Sorry for my ignorance, but this is not observed in Hungary (only Easter Monday), therefore I am not sure what to expect.
    Thanks in advance

    4 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 11:23 AM
  • SMTUC pre-purchased passes

    by oscarraul Online Now Aug 24, 2012 at 3:40 PM

    Do the SMTUC pre-purchased passes (SMTUC billhetes precomprados)are sold in or near the Coimbra bus station (Rodoviaria)? Thank you.

    1 Answer Aug 25, 2012 at 1:03 AM
  • Service for luggage and train tickets

    by Renata1966 Online Now Jun 18, 2012 at 5:03 AM

    Can you help me to find out if in Coimbra or Coimbra B stations are available services for leaving luggage for some hours whilest you visist the city?
    I would need also to know if train tickets allow you to make stops on your route. For example I come from Porto and go to Lisbon. Can I make a stop in Coimbra and take a later train to continue my trip or I can only by separate tickets from Porto to Coimbra and from Coimbra to Porto. Do the tickets have inscribed on them the number of the train so that they are valid only on that specific train number?

    9 Answers Jun 19, 2012 at 4:10 AM
  • transportation from Lisboa to mortagua area of coimbra

    by lonebro Online Now Jan 17, 2011 at 9:25 AM

    Hello outthere. I'll need an advice regarding transportation for my 2 boys, who are going to arrive friday 11th og february at 11.10 in Lisboa airport going to Aguieira. A taxi costs 265 Euro. I gather it will be cheaper to take train to Coimbra and a taxi from there? Best regards Lone, Denmark

    4 Answers Jan 17, 2011 at 5:38 PM
  • renting a property around coimbra

    by Eongraves Online Now Oct 17, 2010 at 8:28 AM

    can anybody help me to source temporary accomodation around Coimbra from november 2010, i am looking for either an old farm house or finca type of place or maybe a bit of land i can put a yurt up on, i need this for a few months whilst i look for land to buy, im not really fussy about the condition of the place, anything will be considered, thanks.

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    How to get from Porto airport to Coimbra?

    by Baiso Online Now Oct 8, 2010 at 7:34 AM

    Good day to all,
    I need your advice. on 13 th of November at 19.00 i will arrive in Poto airport...Can you advice how to get to Coimbra the same evening? Need your help :) thanks a lot.

    2 Answers Oct 8, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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    Coimbra University

    by Pitxu Online Now Oct 5, 2010 at 2:31 AM

    We would like to know how much time is neccessary to visit the university with the ticket including Library, Capel, Prison, etc.?

    Thank you

    2 Answers Oct 5, 2010 at 6:20 AM
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    any food market in coimbra

    by 9tigers Online Now Mar 21, 2010 at 1:02 PM

    I will visit during one of the week in oct but after oct 15th.
    like open stall markets or covered market that sale food, veggy and fruits...


    2 Answers Mar 21, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    having visited cambridge and Oxford, do I still need to visit coimbra?

    by 9tigers Online Now Mar 20, 2010 at 11:23 AM

    it is just a university town correct? also if I go during mid october which is still school term, do most school close for public visit?


    7 Answers Mar 27, 2010 at 9:06 AM
  • Buses from Porto to Coimbra

    by Blutirohl Online Now Oct 19, 2009 at 6:08 AM

    I am travelling in to Porto airport from Birmingham this friday - my flight arrives at 20-10. Ideally I would like to get to Coimbra that same evening - is this possible by public transport?

    2 Answers Oct 19, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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    by Berta_5 Online Now Jul 6, 2009 at 5:54 PM

    Is any "República" a possible way to live for a foreign student? or is it only available for local people? I'm going to Coimbra next September by an Erasmus and I'm looking places to live there. I read some information about this kind of studiants' accommodation and I'm really interested to know it more. They have some web page or way to contact?

    Muito obrigada!

    1 Answer Jul 8, 2009 at 9:03 AM
  • Getting to Bussaco from Coimbra?

    by indylawsteve Online Now Jun 17, 2009 at 3:41 PM

    For our anniversary we are staying the night at the Hotel do Bussaco in Bussaco forest. Can anyone tell me the best way to get from Coimbra-b to Bussaco? We are arriving by train from Lisbon. Also, the next day we want to go to Conimbriga and will need to store our bags in Coimbra. Anyone know if bags can be stored at the bus or train stations? Thanks!

    2 Answers Jun 19, 2009 at 7:39 AM
  • TOUR

    by figaro7 Online Now Apr 14, 2007 at 9:38 PM

    Hi! Is there any one day guided tour from lisbon to coimbra?
    How much?

  • Luggage storage in Coimbra?

    by kinfra Online Now Jul 30, 2006 at 2:21 PM

    Hi. I'm going to Lisbon next week and on my way to Porto I'd like to stop in Coimbra. Does anyone know if there's a luggage deposit in one of Coimbra's stations (train and bus)?. Thanks. Andrea

    1 Answer Aug 3, 2007 at 7:28 PM
  • Go spain from Coimbra

    by Oracle_nacho Online Now Jun 29, 2006 at 4:11 AM

    Hi there, I would like to know how to get Salamanca from Coimbra. Maybe the correct forum is Salamanca, but i think people from Coimbra will know it better.

    Thank you people,


    2 Answers Jul 3, 2006 at 6:58 AM
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    Nightlife in Coimbra

    by littlebush Online Now May 27, 2004 at 11:32 AM

    Can anyone recommend some good bars/clubs in Coimbra? I am out there for the football, but like to go to a bar/club where i may meet some locals rather than a million english fans! Cheers

    2 Answers Jun 7, 2004 at 7:27 PM
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    Coimbra football stadium

    by littlebush Online Now May 12, 2004 at 12:46 PM

    Hi, does anyone out there live in Coimbra/know it well!/or even know anyone who does live there? I'm desperately trying to find out some details about the football stadium there! If anyone can help, I need to know the gate numbers to enter the stadium at the right hand end of the stadiumas you look at the pitch from the players tunnel, the end that is covered by the roof. Hope someone can help, just a long shot,thanks

    1 Answer May 12, 2004 at 1:46 PM