Le Jardin botanique de Coimbra

The Botanical Garden of the University of Coimbra is located in the heart of the city.  This living museum extends over almost 12 hectares, where diverse collections of plants, some of which are centuries old, transport us to different regions of the world. The tropical and cold greenhouses, the Medical and Systematic Schools and its arboretum are home to more than 1500 species of plants. In addition, it has research greenhouses and nurseries and a team with technical knowledge in terms of botany, ecology and gardening.