Coimbra, Portugal: Venerable University

published 4 months ago by Rick Steves

Coimbra is the Oxford of Portugal — home to the country's oldest and most venerable university. When school is in session, the city bustles with exuberant students. And with a charming old town reflecting its Roman and Moorish history, Coimbra invites exploration any time of year. More information about travel to Coimbra:

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