Coimbra and region

Coimbra, district capital, is located in the centre of Portugal, on the right bank of the River Mondego, 116 Km from Porto and 207 Km from Lisbon. Located between mountain ranges and the sea, is adjacent to the districts of Aveiro, Viseu, Guarda, Castelo Branco and Leiria. Near the North motorway (A1 Porto - Lisbon), the North railway line and connected with the interior by IP3.

With a strong historical, architectural, cultural and natural heritage, Coimbra is a city of traditions, with a unique spirit marked by academic life.

Coimbra joins excitement and vigour, due to its wide student community, day and night, with a calm and safe atmosphere. The diversity of leisure, culture and sport infrastructures, as well as health services of excellence, a good public transport network and a significant amount of libraries and study places are a guarantee of Coimbra’s quality of life.

A city of strong ties, where the four corners of the world meet, in search of quality training and a unique life experience.