The Festival Jazz ao Centro – International Jazz Meetings of Coimbra was born in 2003 in the context of Coimbra – Portuguese Capital of Culture. In the edition of 2018 the programme will be very diversified, celebrating tradition along with more exploratory approaches. In this sense, it is an absolutely unique festival. From October 17th
Christmas time in Penela (34 km away from Coimbra) is lived in a very special way. Penela has Portugal’s biggest animated nativity in an area of 700 square meters with 150 wooden characters. The whole of Jerusalem is superbly depicted in this amazing nativity. A lot of entertainment, fun, colour and magic!
The Carnival tradition in Estarreja dates back to the end of the 19th century with the famous “flower battles” and it continues alive in the 21st century.
From May 6th to 10th, the university city of Coimbra will host emblematic students’ feast Queima das Fitas. An exceptional opportunity to visit the city of students and witness a unique tradition! In Coimbra, where else?
Caramulo Motorfestival is a truly iconic event, organised by Museu do Caramulo, that takes place every year in the beautiful setting of Caramulo Mountain. This year Caramulo Motorfestival will be held from September 6th to 8th.