Nature, Gastronomy and History

The Republic Guest House retains a tradition of more than 50 years.

In the city of Coimbra there are several reasons for contact with nature.

Here were born the 6 Kings of the 1st Dynasty, as well as the 1st University, founded in 1290.

The central area of the country is rich in gastronomic diversity and originality.

Coimbra was the capital of Portugal until 1255, and later became Lisbon, until today.

Coimbra is a beautiful city with narrow streets, courtyards, stairways and medieval arches, with over 1300 years of history. In the city of Coimbra there are numerous historical reasons.There are immense monuments, stories, legends to live and learn.


Nature

The largest botanical garden in the country is situated about 500m from the Republic Guest House.

In this Garden you can find huge species of plants and trees, some with hundreds of years.

The Jardim da Sereia is another green space where our guests can enjoy good times.

This garden situated even closer, is precisely in the Republic Square, and offers a space to stroll or simply relax,

perhaps drinking tea in his Tea House.


Obedecendo à tradição, mas aqui já de sapatilhas, há também o trajeto "do Choupal até à Lapa".

The Mata do Choupal, next to the Mondego River, offers a diversity of spaces for sports, leisure or picnic.


The City Park and the Green Park Mondego are spaces that are an extension of downtown where our guests can pass

excellent moments

The riverside area is very pleasant whether for sports, reading, or just relaxing and relaxing.


Serra da Lousã is about 20 minutes from Coimbra and offers a wide variety of outdoor activities.

For lovers of the waterfront, Figueira da Foz, which is about 40 minutes away, links the sea of Figueira da Foz and Buarcos Beach, with

the Serra da Boa Viagem.

Gastronomy

The central area of the country is rich in gastronomic diversity and originality.

Very close to the city of Coimbra we find the best places to taste Baitão da Bairrada, Cabrito, Chanfana, Fresh fish and Seafood.

In the city there are several restaurants of quality and of the most diverse specialties.

The traditional Conventual Confectionery of Coimbra is not to be missed!

History / Unesco

Coimbra is a beautiful city with narrow streets, courtyards, stairways and medieval arches, with over 1300 years of history.

Here were born the 6 Kings of the 1st Dynasty, as well as the 1st University, founded in 1290.

Coimbra was the capital of Portugal until 1255, and later became Lisbon, until today.

Go through the streets of Coimbra, whether in the Upper, old Almedina, where the aristocrats lived, the clergymen and later the students, whether in the Lower,

the trade, the crafts and the old neighborhoods, is a walk where you can breathe history and culture.


On June 22, 2013 the University of Coimbra, Alta and Rua da Sofia were classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.


In the city of Coimbra there are numerous historical reasons.

There are immense monuments, stories, legends to live and learn.


The theme park of Portugal dos Pequenitos, aimed at the little ones, founded by Professor Bissaya Barreto, gives the little ones the possibility of

to know, not only from outside, but also inside, the various typical houses and monuments of Portugal.

Obeying Tradition

Our guests have access to a family welcome and to the advantage of being able to listen to stories in the first person, from people who were born

and lived all their life in Coimbra.

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