Miradouro do Penedo da Saudade

A belvedere filled with commemorative plaques in marble with parts of poems by famous Portuguese authors who studied in Coimbra. There is also an area, named "Retiro dos Poetas" (Poets' Corner) with effigies of authors such as Eça de Queiroz, António Nobre and João de Deus. The belvedere has magnificent town views.


Avenida Doutor Marnoco e Sousa


  • Difficult external parking
  • Viewpoints
  • Tables & benches, WC

Gardens near Miradouro do Penedo da Saudade

Parque Infantil da Palheira

Small space with some amusement equipment.

Jardim da Praça dos Heróis do Ultramar

A small garden with trees and a monument that is a tribute to the soldiers who died during the war in Africa, as well as a circular lake with a fountain.

Jardim de Montes Claros

Small space with garden benches and artificial lighting.

Parque de Santa Cruz ou Jardim da Sereia

Also known as Jardim da Sereia, was once part of the fence of the monastery of Santa Cruz and dates back to the 18th century. The entrance to the Garden is thr…

Parque Infantil de Montes Claros

Ample space and sealed with synthetic floor and some amusement equipment.

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