FIG Parkour World Cup

13th - 15th September 2024
COIMBRA

First ever Parkour World Cup held in Portugal! Are you ready to discover everything Coimbra has to offer?

Nestled in the heart of Portugal, Coimbra offers an unforgettable blend of adrenaline-pumping action and breathtaking beauty. Picture yourself flipping and vaulting against the backdrop of stunning beaches, basking in the warm Mediterranean sun, and exploring centuries of history in charming cobblestone streets.

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WHY COIMBRA?

Welcome to Coimbra, the ultimate playground for thrill-seekers and adventure enthusiasts! Coimbra has something for every adventurous soul. Join us as we explore the endless possibilities awaiting you in this vibrant city and its surrounding treasures. Get ready to unleash your inner adventurer and create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime in Coimbra!

University of Coimbra

Founded in 1290 by King D. Dinis, the University of Coimbra is the oldest Portuguese-speaking university and one of the oldest in the world. The University of Coimbra has been considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013, due to its unique material and immaterial heritage.

The Baroque Library, also known as the Joanina Library, is the best example of Portuguese Baroque and is considered to be one of the richest European libraries. The Great Hall of Acts is the most important space at the University of Coimbra. It was the old Throne Room, and was the residence of the kings of the first Portuguese dynasty between 1143 and 1383. Now, it is where the most important ceremonies of the academic life take place.
 

Surfing in Figueira da Foz

Experience the thrill of riding the waves on Portugal’s stunning coastline with our surfing adventures! Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a first-time rider, there’s no better place to catch some waves than in the crystal-clear waters of Portugal. Don’t miss this unforgettable surfing experience where the sun, sea, and surf collide to create the perfect backdrop for an adrenaline-fueled adventure.

*approximately 45min away from Coimbra city center

Canoeing in Mondego river

Daily kayak-trips on the Mondego river, in the beautifull valley between Penacova and Coimbra. Takes 3-4 hours, possibility to swim and picknick on the river beaches. Enjoy sun, water, nature!

*approximately 15min away from Coimbra city center

Hiking in Lousã

Schist villages have already been called “magic villages”, their names sound like Romans, Arabs and even barbarians, but it is their characteristic appearance that makes them so fantastic. These structures dating back to medieval times exude an architectural beauty that is still difficult to match today, even more fascinating are the places where they are located due to the need to settle for pastoral and agricultural activities. Come see some of the most beautiful schist villages of Serra da Lousã as well as the breathtaking landscapes that this unique place has to offer… You can either hike between the villages or  take a jeep ride through the Lousã mountain range.

*approximately 45min away from Coimbra city center

Cliff Jumping in Góis

Activity that involves descending Ribeira da Pena (Góis), jumping into the water, tobogganing, climbing, rappelling and crossing through the water. This stream runs through a steep and steep valley, whose bed, banks and slopes are formed by impressive cliffs that make this place almost inaccessible. This river is formed by countless waterfalls, lagoons and imposing rocks. This canyoning has an initial rappel of 35 meters to enter the river  and there are around a dozen cliff jumps of various heights. 

*approximately 45min away from Coimbra city center

Vineyards in Bairrada

Venture away from the bustling city and spend a day in wine country. Visit central Portugal’s Bairrada wine region for a day filled with tastings and local experiences. Stop at a few vineyards to learn about the winemaking process. Sample various wines, stroll through the vines, walk through deep cellar tunnels, and more!
 

*approximately 45min away from Coimbra city center

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First ever Parkour World Cup held in Portugal on the beautiful riverside with a view to Coimbra's old town.

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COIMBRA

Historical city in the central region of Portugal it covers an area of 316 km2 and approximately 140.000 resident inhabitants. Bathed by the Mondego river, Coimbra enchants all visitors with its Fado and academic parties, where students paint the town in black with their traditional cloths.

The historic area of the city: University of Coimbra, Alta and Soa were declared in 2013 World Heritage by UNESCO. The University of Coimbra is one of the greatest symbols of the city. Founded in 1290 by King D.Dinis, it is the oldest university in the country and one of the oldest in Europe.

There are several stories and legends about the university that could be described in many facts, but we want to leave some of them for you to find out when you visit our city.

To make you curious, we just say that in addition to the various colleges, you can also visit the Joanina Library, the Minerva Stairs, the Capelos Room, the University Tower and even the old University Prison.

Sport Site

Parque Verde Mondego

Parque Verde Mondego, situated along the banks of the Mondego River in Coimbra, Portugal, is a spacious green area perfect for relaxation and outdoor activities. With its sprawling lawns, shaded pathways, and riverside promenade, the park provides a peaceful escape from the city’s hustle and bustle.

Visitors can enjoy leisurely walks or bike rides along the river, taking in views of the water and surrounding scenery. The park also features picnic areas, playgrounds, and sports facilities, making it an ideal spot for families and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

View of the University from Parque Verde Mondego.