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Parque Verde do Mondego

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Address: Avenida da Lousa - Parque Verde, Coimbra, Portugal
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+351 913 716 217

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Quiet park steps over the bridge from old town Coimbra, Portugal

Lots of space to relax on a hot day. We came on an overcast day. Lots of benches and places to sit and enjoy a snack or drink. No cafes or stores here so bring your own stuff. I... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of space to relax on a hot day. We came on an overcast day. Lots of benches and places to sit and enjoy a snack or drink. No cafes or stores here so bring your own stuff. I would definitely come back.

Thank mrportland
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

with various cafes/bars and places to buy ice cream this is where you want to go. It isn't the most special place of the city, it is modern and in sunny days you will find many activities specially for children. While you walkd through it you may see some curious small atractions. It is very green just next to the... More 

Thank Sónia L
Lisbon, Portugal
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438 reviews
155 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 710 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

As nice as the University area was, my favourite part of Coimbra was this park by the river. You get views of the old town, wildlife, fresh air and an absolutely brilliant pedestrian bridge!

Thank AlexSwallow
Alverca do Ribatejo, Portugal
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Peaceful and quiet experience. A must in Coimbra city, an University City, very much attended by students in fair weather.

Thank filomenaazevedo
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161 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We were just surprised that more people were not out enjoying the gorgeous park since we had such lovely weather. The river views are beautiful and the walk among the trees very tranquil.

1 Thank maggie44113
Burnaby, Canada
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421 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We walked for at least 30 minutes along the river bank There is a great tree lined path and also a pedestrian only bridge that takes you over to the other side.

1 Thank Derek W
Coimbra, Portugal
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162 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Parque Verde (Green Park) is located on the banks of the River Mondego. It has recently been extended, taking land from a large orange grove at its southern end. There are a small number of play activities for children and often it is possible to hire small cars for them to drive along the pathway. There is a giant bear,... More 

2 Thank martyncymro
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

go to the park, bring your food and have a lovely picnic. Enough shelter under trees and the mondego is safe to swim.In summer here are inflatable castles for kids (you need to pay a euro or so) and you can rent a canoe or learn to Sub ("canoe on surfboard")

2 Thank MarijePassos
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Due to the recently river floods the restaurants and sncks have been closed, but the President of the Town Hall has said that it will soon be open again. We can board a boat that will taken you from one bridge to the other. Nice to take photos.

1 Thank Quim R
Delray Beach, Florida
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855 reviews
519 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 503 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This urban oasis is perfect for late day walks of simply cooling off on a hot summer day. There is so much to do here - camping, swimming (public pool and a 'beach' area), water sports (ie: kayak rentals), BBQ areas, cafes, restaurants, walking trails and plenty of grassy areas to have a picnic or simply relax. This park straddles... More 

1 Thank backpacker31

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