The city of Coimbra, located 200 km North of Lisbon, is full of history and it's also home of one of the oldest universities in the world, with its magnificent Joanine Library, the entire University Complex, the Monastery of Santa Cruz, the medieval houses... Close to Coimbra there is the Roman Archeological city of Conimbriga and a place to visit.
Ye will leave Lisbon early in the morning to enjoy the full day, and you'll arrive at Coimbra in around 2 hours. At Coimbra, you will visit the historic university, one of the oldest in the world, with the beautiful Joanine Library in Baroque style from the beginning of the 18th century. The tour will continue to the center of Coimbra and to the Monastery of Santa Clara, the resting place of the Portuguese First King D. Afonso Henriques. The monastery was founded in 1131 but completely reconstructed in the first half of the 16th century. In Coimbra, you will have time for lunch and for free time.
In the afternoon, you will visit the large Roman Archaeological Site of Conimbriga city. It is one of the largest Roman settlements excavated in Portugal and it was classified as a National Monument in 1910