Aveiro Day Trip from Porto

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Duration: 4 hours
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Experience Highlights

Travel to Aveiro in a comfortable minivan and explore the romantic canals of the city for about 4 hours. Throughout the activity, you'll board a traditional local boat and cruise along the picturesque canals of Portugal's Venice. As you cruise, you will learn about the history of the area, accompanied by your expert guide .

You will be able to admire the colourful houses and buildings of the Costa Nova, characterised by their tiled facades. You will also have the opportunity to taste the delicious "huevos suaves" , a local dessert made of egg yolks and sugar . The tour also offers a choice of morning or afternoon shifts, allowing you to customise the tour to your liking as much as possible.

  • Walk along Aveiro's canals on this 4-hour tour
  • See the sights of the Costa Nova aboard a traditional "moliceiro" boat.
  • Visit the tiled buildings of the city and taste the delicious "soft eggs".

What’s included

  • Excursion to Aveiro from Porto
  • Expert guide
  • River cruise on the traditional "barco moliceiro", unique in the world
  • Private transport for your group (in case you select the private tour option)

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Step by Step

On this tour you will explore the surroundings of Porto in a comfortable minivan . You will travel to the town of Aveiro, known as the Venice of Portugal, where you can explore its romantic canals. The activity will last about 4 hours, during which you will be accompanied by an expert guide, with whom you will learn about the history and culture of the places you will visit.

You will board a traditional boat, known as a "moliceiro", to glide through the picturesque canals of the city. As you cruise, you will admire the colourful tiled facades that characterise the buildings of the Costa Nova. You will also have the opportunity to taste the delicious "soft eggs" which, made from egg yolks and sugar, are one of the most famous desserts in the area .

This postcard-perfect village has become a tourist attraction thanks to its wooden huts painted in brightly coloured stripes. You'll learn about the history of these huts, originally built by fishermen as shelters and equipment tents, and now converted into quite characteristic holiday homes.

In Costa Nova you will also enjoy the beach and stunning coastal scenery . This tour is a perfect opportunity to take great pictures and immerse yourself in the culture and history of Aveiro and Costa Nova. In addition, you can choose between a morning or afternoon departure to adapt the tour to your schedule and enjoy the most personalised experience possible.

Reviews

4.7
· 284 Reviews
  • O
    Orlando
    4
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    An unparalleled experience, learning about the life of the locals was very educational.
  • M
    Marisol
    5
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    It was a wonderful experience
  • L
    Lucía
    5
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    Wonderful trip to see Aveiro and navigate the river
  • J
    Jazmin
    4
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    Although a quick trip, it was perfect for the season, as not much was open. The itinerary allowed us to get to know the areas well.
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