Coimbra: Exploration Game & Self-Guided Tour

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Coimbra: Exploration Game & Self-Guided Tour

From US$ 31.67 per group up to 5

Discover the history and hidden gems of Coimbra on a self-guided walk. Solve location-based riddles outdoors to unlock local recommendations.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Pass By the Old and New Cathedral of Coimbra, each magnificent in its own way
  • See the impressive building of the University of Coimbra
  • Take a stroll through lush botanical gardens
  • Admire the city’s artistic treasures and majestic architecture
  • Enjoy the perfect mix of a city tour, outdoor game, and playful learning
Full description
Fall in love with Coimbra with this playful self-guided walk. Learn about the city that served as Portugal’s capital for 100 years with a fun game. All you need is your phone and a web browser to play. Start your quest near the Old Cathedral of Coimbra, one of the finest examples of Romanesque architecture in Portugal. The game’s playful prompts will guide you through ancient Roman ruins. Explore the rich history of the Alta, where the city’s centuries-old university presides majestically over the River Mondego. Take a walk in the lush Botanical Gardens which is adorned with a fountain, terraces, and many exotic trees. Solve location-based riddles to navigate the city and unlock local recommendations. Play the game at your own pace with your group. Soak in breathtaking views and click photos—all while following directions from this game that is designed to help you navigate Coimbra like a local. This unique experience will leave you with a new perspective on exploration and travel. The game is great for team building and having fun with your friends. It is suited for travelers and locals alike. The game provides cryptic directions so you can play without a map or guide.
  • Link to the web app game
  • Physical guide
  • Meeting point or start time
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Largo Sé Velha 4-8 (in front of Carlos Tomas)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Internet access

Know before you go

  • Up to 2 MB of data is needed to play the game
  • The game quest can be started at any time
  • This activity is available in English only
  • You will be sent the game link and instructions by email shortly after booking
  • Tapping the play button will open the game in your phone’s browser
  • Share the email with your teammates in case you run out of battery
  • No download is needed to play the game
  • You can play in a team of 1-5 people
  • This tour requires a moderate physical fitness level
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2.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

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August 17, 2021


Not able to use voucher. Official at site would not honor our voucher.

September 16, 2021

This tour does not give you the access to the university’s library nor to the chapel.

October 9, 2021

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Product ID: 390614