Pousada De Condeixa-Coimbra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Conference facilities
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We started the drive south from Porto but before we could get to far we went past some sort of stadium that was set up on the beach. We decided to stop for lunch and check it out, turned out to be the FIFA beach soccer World Cup. Somehow we managed to get ourselves free tickets and spent the next hour watching Spain vs Iran in quite an entertaining game. So awesome to stumble across such a big event. We drove further south and stayed in a beach from ...
... and over. The concert was great and also explained in English so that was a bonus and was a glass of Tawny Porto afterwards.
For dinner that night we went to a very famous restaurant that opens only at 7.30pm, on the dot, and seats just 20 people at a time. We got there about 7.00pm and we were second in the queue. By the time the doors opened the queue went around the corner of the alleyway where we were waiting and there must have been 30 ...
Very early on in our planning process, when we first divvied up planning responsibilities among the four adults, K set about booking us a "Fado experience" during our time in Portugal. For those who don't know -- and I was among them -- Fado is a traditional Portuguese style of song dating back a couple of hundred years. It is characterized as melancholy and, traditionally, the songs have been ballads based on stories of families being left behind ...
... we hired bikes to ride to the beach. Unfortunately Portos beaches are nothing on Australia's but on the plus side cocktails on the beach are cheap and like in Spain they pour spirits loosely freehand so cocktails were rocket fuel for the ride back to town. As like your typical tourists we did sights, got lost, got offered marijuana, spent too much and where overwhelmed by the smell of salted cod in supermarkets. Love B ...
... Henriques the first king of Portugal moved the capital to Coimbra where it stayed until 1256.
The heart of of the city is Coimbra University. One of the oldest universities in Europe it is presently housed in the royal palace. One of the oldest and largest libraries in Europe is a central part of the university. Three connecting rooms dedicated to the different disciplines are lined with ancient books on ...