Instituto Pedro Nunes
IPN     IPN Incubadora

E-GUIDE
Digital Guide

Challenge

The main objective of the Castles and Medieval Walls of the Mondego Network is the cultural, tourism and economic promotion and development of the territory belonging to the medieval defence line of the Mondego river. This line includes the castles of Coimbra, Lousã, Miranda do Corvo, Montemor-o-Velho, Penela, Soure and the medieval lookout post of Buarcos, among others.
The aim of the E-GUIDE is to improve the tourist experience within the municipalities of the Castles and Medieval Walls of the Mondego Network and to promote of points of cultural interest using new technologies.

Solution

The solution was to develop an innovative tourist guide designed for Android smartphones. This guide allows you to plan tours according to the user's interests and availability, providing information to support navigation around the Castles and Medieval Walls of the Mondego Network. The application provides users with a vision of the available monuments through photos and historical backgrounds of the points of interest.

Project Reference

CENTRO-09-RI40-FEDER-007022

Funding

Programa COMPETE
Programa COMPETE

Duration

2013-2014

Consortium

Castles and Medieval Walls of the Mondego Development Agency; University of Coimbra; Pedro Nunes Institiute; Figueira da Foz Municipal Council; Lousã Municipal Council; Coimbra Municipal Council; Miranda do Corvo Municipal Council; Montemor-o-Velho Municipal Council; Penela Municipal Council; Câmara Municipal de Pombal Municipal Council; Soure Municipal Council.

Website

http://www.castelosemuralhasdomondego.pt/website/e-guide

Keywords

Nature, apps, medieval buildings