Useful Contacts

Coimbra is a popular visitor destination located in northern central Portugal, around an hour’s drive from Porto and an hour and three quarters from the capital, Lisbon. It offers many amenities, both public and private, aimed at ensuring travellers from all over the world are able to enjoy their time here to the fullest.

The following services are useful for those interested in travelling to Coimbra via a range of transport options:

ACP – automobile club in Portugal:
CP – Comboios de Portugal (Portuguese Trains):

Coimbra Tourism Office

There are several tourism offices located in and around Coimbra:

Turismo Centro de Portugal (TCP)
Polo de Coimbra
Av. Afonso Henriques, 132
3000-009 Coimbra
Tel: +351 239 488 120
Fax: +351 239 488 129

Praça da Republica Tourist Office
Praça da Republica
3000-343 Coimbra

Open during the summer (from March 28th – October 31st)
Daily: 10am – 1pm / 2pm – 6pm

Portagem Tourist Office
3000-337 Coimbra
Tel. +351 239 488 120/ +351 239 834 038

University Tourist Office
Praça da Porta Férrea
3000-143 Coimbra
Tel: +351 239 834 158

Winter (from November 1st – until March 27th)
Mon-Fri: 9am – 5pm
Sat, Sun and public holidays: 10am – 4pm

Summer (from March 28th – October 31st):
Daily: 10am – 1pm / 2pm – 6pm

Closed on December 25th and January 1st

The staff speaks several languages and the offices provide maps, restaurant listings and public phones.

Coimbra Public Services

We hope that, once you arrive in Coimbra, your time will be taken up exploring the wonderful Roman remains and historic buildings, such as the magnificent University. However, in the unlikely event that you require them, we have put together the following useful telephone numbers for Coimbra’s main public services:

Coimbra Police

Portuguese Emergency Number: 112
PSP – Policia de Segurança Publica:
GNR- Guarda Nacional Republicana:

Coimbra Hospital

HUC – Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra
Praceta Prof. Mota Pinto
3000-075 Coimbra
Tel: +351 239 400 400

Coimbra Doctor
Centro de Saude de Eiras
Rua Dr. Joao Pinheiro – Eiras
3020-171 Coimbra
Tel: +351 239 499 500

Coimbra Pharmacy
Farmacia Adriana
Praça da Republica 20/2
3000-343 Coimbra
Tel: +351 239 823 609

Portuguese Pharmacy Association