Holy Queen Isabel

Isabel of Aragon, the queen that Portugal knows as the Holy Queen. She married King Dinis and ruled with him. Pious and kind she “did good without looking at who”.


Discover the history of the passage of Isabel of Aragon by Coimbra, visiting the two monasteries that will be forever be linked to her.


Meeting point: Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha

Duration: 3h

Price: 20€ (maximum 10 people)

Includes: tickets to the indicated places, guide-interpreter service, radio guides and insurance

Places to visit:

  • Convento S. Francisco (exterior)
  • Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Nova (church and cloister)
  • Monastery of de Santa Clara-a-Velha


The visits will be made using radio guides so that you can listen to the explanations while maintaining the social distance recommended by General Direction of Health. The use of mask is mandatory.