Mondego River, Figueira da Foz

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The Rio Mondego is the longest river located exclusively in Portuguese territory. It has its source in Serra da Estrela, the highest mountain range in mainland Portugal (i.e. except the Portuguese islands). It runs 234km from the Gouveia municipality, at 1425m above sea level in Serra da Estrela, to its mouth in the Atlantic Ocean next to the city of Figueira da Foz.It flows through the districts of Guarda, Viseu and Coimbra, all in Centro Region. It flows near the towns of Celorico da Beira, Fornos de Algodres, Nelas, Tabua, Carregal do Sal, Mortagua, Montemor-o-Velho and cities of Seia, Gouveia, Guarda, Mangualde, Santa Comba Dao, before crossing the town of Penacova, is narrow, then widens by the city of Coimbra (with the University and the major urban area in Baixo Mondego), and the Montemor-o-Velho municipality (known for its castle and rice fields), before reaching the Atlantic at the city of Figueira da Foz.
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  • Just another river entering the Atlantic. Typical commercial boats and some sightseeing boats. Would not go out of my way to visit it.  more »
  • Nothing spectacular. A few average bridges, over a moderate sized river, with seemingly clear water that offers good views.  more »
  • Take a trip on the Basofias boat, its worth it and you can admire both sides of the city. Its takes about an hour and you pay like 6 euros or something so, not that expensive. You have also a small ba...  more »

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