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Coimbra, Portugal
The IORR Travel Guide

The Rolling Stones European Tour 2003

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Introduction

These pages will supply information about the cities the Stones will be visiting this summer. To read about each individual city please select the actual city link in the IORR travel guide pages. If you have information for these pages please send e-mail to [email protected].

Nearest big city

Lisbon 180 km
Porto 100 km ( 90 minutes by train to Coimbra)
Both have international airports and easy interfaces to the railway stations.

How to get to the city

Coimbra is 180 km north of Lisbon. The easiest way to get to Coimbra, is by train, a 2 hours travel from Lisbon. You catch the train in the Orient Station, designed by spanish architect Santiago Calatrava (beautiful to see!).

Tickets

For tickets to the Stones show in coimbra, Portugal use the phone number +351 707 301 001, or access the Plateia ticket site. Prices:

How to get to the venue

Travel information

Tourist info: www.turismo-centro.pt

Venue maps

Recommended hotels

It is very difficult to find a free bed in Coimbra for the 27-09 weekend. Try one of these to make a reservation!

Recommended bars/restaurants

Meeting place for fans

City map


viajar.clix.pt

Tourist links

ww.turismo-centro.pt

Its a very complete site with good informations about events, places to see

Other local events

Coimbra is the 2003 Portuguese Capital of Culture, and there are lots os events going on until December.

General

Coimbra is a beautiful city, near the river Mondego, it has a large tradition of culture and knowledge, because it has the second mots ancient University of Europe. The city really deserves to be visited.
The 23rd Hour - Rdio RR.: A past, present: The Stones are broadcasted for the first time among us through the 23rd Hour radio program. Joo Martins and Joaquim Pedro, hosts of the show, invited their faithful audience to choose the songs that would be selected by Decca for the first Stones EP in Portugal. Its All Over Now, Carol, Tell Me e Can I Get A Witness. The first stone had been thrown. Many of us started here Many of us started here our recruit.......

COIMBRA -The City Delight, Set 27: Coimbra, city of enchantment, with a university established in 1308 by King D. Dinis, city from the Mondego to the Lapa, city of the old cathedral, of Jos Afonso, of its typical guitar, of serenades, of the students fraternities, of Teixeira de Pascoais, of Miguel Torga, of the typical portuguese feeling of missing the eternal anxiety for the future, this is the City that receives the biggest rock and roll band of the world. Said : Coimbra tem mais encanto na hora da despedida..........

Thanks

Thanks to Srgio Marques, Antnio Teles and Alvaro Navas for information!


For more Stones news see IORR 47 of May 2003!


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