While the city of Coimbra is undoubtedly worth a detour both for its rich history and cultural heritage, the surrounding district bearing the same name, is also not short of charm and interest.
History and stone building lovers will love the remains of the ancient Roman city of Conimbriga.
Walkers can hike from the astonishing village of Piodão.
Others may prefer lounging on the vast beach of Figueira da Foz.
And for those who prefer to stay in the shade, hundreds of exotic trees await them in the forest of Buçaco.
Quite simply, there is something to suit everyone!
So, will it be a house in the Coimbra area, an apartment with sea view in Figueira da Foz or a house in the country?
For the property market around Coimbra is still affordable with all types of property for sale.