Coimbra: Monuments

The region of Arganil includes both the lowlands of the Mondego river and the heights of the Serra do Açor (goshawk mountain), a place of severe beauty where isolated villages are ... [ more ]
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The county of Cantanhede is one of the largest of the central Beira region and may be roughly divided into two natural zones: Gândara, with its sand dunes on the coastline, pinewoo... [ more ]
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In terms of tourism, the county is known almost exclusively for the ruins of Conímbriga, the most extensive excavated Roman site in Portugal. Occupied by the Romans as early as the... [ more ]
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For decades a lively seaside resort chosen namely by wealthy families from central and northern Portugal for their summer holidays, due to the extensive beaches of golden sand and ... [ more ]
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Portugal: Monuments » Silver Coast: Monuments » Coimbra: Monuments
The town of Góis, more than eight centuries old, lies in a narrow and deep valley, between the mountains of Carvalhal and of Rabadão, at about 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Coimbra... [ more ]
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Portugal: Monuments » Silver Coast: Monuments » Coimbra: Monuments
The county of Lousã is characterized by its monuments, history, beautiful sceneries and specially the mountain, besides being situated near other tourist centers. Lousã is a charmi... [ more ]
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Portugal: Monuments » Silver Coast: Monuments » Coimbra: Monuments
In a region of vast stretches of sand framed by pine-woods and fields of corn, Mira was founded by the Romans and later inhabited by the Moors, who called it Mir or Emir, from when... [ more ]
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Portugal: Monuments » Silver Coast: Monuments » Coimbra: Monuments
Framed by densely wooded mountains, the small town of Miranda do Corvo has a remote history, although its ancient castle, conquered by the Moors in 1116, has almost completely disa... [ more ]
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Portugal: Monuments » Silver Coast: Monuments » Coimbra: Monuments
All across the region, the scenery is dominated by the river Mondego, with fertile plains where rice-swamps stretch to meet the horizon, often threatened by the great floods that d... [ more ]
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Portugal: Monuments » Silver Coast: Monuments » Coimbra: Monuments
As its name indicates, this land belonged once to the Knights Hospitallers and was given to them in 1120 by the mother of Afonso Henriques, Portugal's first king. The presence of t... [ more ]
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A county characterized by a scenery of bleak mountains with rocky peaks and deep... [ more ]

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Framed by densely wooded mountains, the small town of Miranda do Corvo has a rem... [ more ]

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