Cultural Centre Penedo da Saudade

Cultural Director: Professor Cristina Faria


In response to its objective of producing and disseminating culture, the Polytechnic of Coimbra, through its Cultural Directorate, promotes artistic activities and diversified events, and also has a privileged location for most of its actions, the Cultural Centre Penedo da Saudade, located on Avenida Doutor Marnoco e Sousa, in Coimbra. It is a place of promotion and cultural and artistic dissemination, whether in actions of the exclusive responsibility of the Polytechnic of Coimbra, or others in collaboration with the various Organic Units of this Institute or even with external entities.

The Cultural Centre promotes a continuous and diverse cultural programming throughout the year. You can be updated on the Cultural Centre’s facebook page, on instragam and on the website of Polytechnic of Coimbra.


Inauguration of the Cultural Centre | 18.01.2019

Report on the Cultural Centre | 07.2.2019


  • Address: Av. Doutor Marnoco e Sousa 30, 3000-271 Coimbra
  • Contact: +351 239 791 245
  • E-mail:

GPS Coordinates: 40º12’17.1 “N 8º24’56.5 “W


Opening hours of the Cultural Centre Penedo da Saudade:

Following the lifting of containment measures as part of the fight against the pandemic disease COVID-19, from April 6th, the Cultural Centre will reopen from Tuesday to Friday from 2pm to 8pm, closing at the weekend.