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There are tennis courts at the university stadium and at the Clube Ténis de Coimbra, Avenida Urbano Duarte, Quinta da Estrela (tel. 23/940-34-69; www.clubeteniscoimbra.com). All are open to the public and cost 7€ to 9€ per hour; call ahead to reserve a court. For horseback riding or excursions in the Beiras, contact Centre Hippique de Coimbra, Mata do Choupal (tel. 23/983-76-95), open daily 10am to 1pm and 3 to 7pm. A 1 1/2 to 2-hour excursion along country trails costs 15€ per person.

For swimming, head to the trio of pools at the Piscina Municipal, Rua Dom Manuel I (tel. 23/979-66-20). Take bus no. 5 or 7 from the center. Open daily from 9am to 7pm, it charges 5€ admission.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.