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The Routes

Choose one of the following suggestions for routes or ask us for a tailor made route according to your preferences.
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Selector of the Rota de Sicó - Norte
Selector of the Rota de Sicó - Sul
Selector of the Rota do Céu e da Terra
Selector of the Rota Romana
Selector of the Rota de Castelos e Muralhas do Mondego

North Sicó Route up arrow

Get amazed with the art that water carved in the limestone of Sicó: canyons, caves, limestone pavements, water springs, sinkholes… What legends whisper through these reliefs? And what resources did they offer to our ancestors? Discover these answers while admiring the landscape of magnificent viewpoints. Listen to the story that a town, once full of nobility, tells you, ending with a tasting of the region's delicacies.

Includes:

  • Visit to a town
  • Visit to a workshop of regional decorative faience handicraft
  • Visit to a karst landscape
  • Visit to a museum
  • Visit to a viewpoint with windmills
  • Visit to a viewpoint with castle wall
  • Regional products tasting (optional)
  • Transportation, tour guide, museum access, insurance and VAT at the legal rate in force.

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South Sicó Route up arrow

Get fascinated with the landscapes from the mountain range viewpoints, that offer an horizon as far as the eyes can see… Let Sicó share with you its story throughout millions of years ago, from its fossils. Contact with the latest of everyday life in Sicó and its traditional crafts, visiting villages and towns of this region.

Includes:

  • Visit to two towns
  • Visit to a typical village
  • Visit to two viewpoints
  • Visit to two museums
  • Visit to a water spring
  • Visit to churches and hermitages
  • Visit to an traditional olive oil mill
  • Transportation, tour guide, museums access, insurance and VAT at the legal rate in force.

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Sky and earth (of Sicó) Route up arrow

Monuments erected and struggles waged for centuries in the name of faith… Recede to the castles’ construction, imagine the way of life of its inhabitants, the glorious moments and the moments of anguish. Know viewpoints, places of popular festivities and religious heritage that had golden eras and periods of neglect and decay… Surrender to earth’s pleasures by tasting the region’s flavors.

Includes:

  • Visit to two castles
  • Visit to a workshop of regional handicrafts and ceramic tiling
  • Visit to three viewpoints
  • Visit to churches, chapels and a convent
  • Visit to two museums
  • Regional products tasting (optional)
  • Transportation, tour guide, museums access, insurance and VAT at the legal rate in force.

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Roman Route up arrow

Wander through the roman empire. Know Conímbriga and its imponent homes while you revive its everyday life on its rise, climax and decline. Discover the Aeminium’s cryptoporticus, famous for its excellent preservation and magnificence. Explore the roman countryside going into luxurious villas that preserve mosaics of international relevance and admire its museological collection.

Includes:

  • Visit to three museums
  • Visit to a workshop of regional decorative faience handicraft
  • Visit to two villages with roman heritage/ruins
  • Regional products tasting (optional)
  • Transportation, tour guide, museums access, insurance and VAT at the legal rate in force.

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Castles and Walls of the Mondego Route up arrow

From the typical portuguese schist villages in the mountain range, to the contemporary city that grew by the seaside, travel back in time and visit places where history of Portugal took place. Get to know the conflicts between christian and moorish, discover the streets and walls of an ancient capital of Portugal, revive corsairs' attacks and napoleonic confrontations... All this without forgetting the conventual confectionery, legends and Coimbra’s Fado.

Includes:

  • Visit to two castles
  • Visit to a schist village
  • Walking tour through streets of a walled city, observing some of its gardens and monuments
  • Visit to a museum in a medieval tower
  • Visit to a fort and a fortress
  • Transportation, tour guide, museum access, insurance and VAT at the legal rate in force.

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