Aveiro “ Veneza de Portugal” Tour

A city full of unique beauty and traditions.

Price: 62€ 72€
Location: Aveiro
Lenght: 4h
Pick-up/drop off: Hotel/Apartment
Language: Portuguese, English, Spanish

Tour for small groups in Aveiro with a ride on a typical boat included.


Aveiro, which is considered “our small Venice” is a destination in the centre of Portugal that you should not miss.
This region is rich in old traditions, from the typical boats “moliceiros” along the channels of the town to the famous regional sweets of “ovos-moles” and the “Salinas” where you can see how salt is exploited. All these make this visit memorable and unique.

What to expect

Our aim is to show you the striking beauty of the place and the traditions of its inhabitants.
There will be a tour on a typical boat (“moliceiro”) through the channels of the town.
A fantastic experience that will take you back in time. Along the tour our guide will give you information about the places and their history. You will have the chance to taste the famous regional sweet of “ovos-moles” which is considered by many the best regional sweet in Portugal!
There will be a visit to the “Salinas” where you can learn about the exploitation of salt. This is a beautiful place and a real paradise of biodiversity for water fowls and different organisms.
After visiting the centre we will head to the coast to visit the picturesque fishing village of Costa Nova with its lovely stripe painted houses.
In full contact with the Atlantic Ocean we will be surprised by the famous “Farol da Barra” (Lighthouse) which is the highest in Portugal and one of the highest in Europe.

Additional Information

Departure Point: Pick-up at the hotel/apartment (Oporto, Vila Nova de Gaia - near the river, Matosinhos - center) Alternative Meeting point: In front of Clérigos Tower (Torre dos Clérigos)
Hour of Departure: 9am or 1pm
Lenght: 4h
Return: Same as the pick-up point.

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Relevant Information

The confirmation will be sent up to 48 hours after the reservation and is dependant on availability.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
If necessary, there is a vegetarian option available upon request at the moment of reservation.
Each group is limited to 8 people.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel a pre-paid service up to 48h before it was set to start you get a full refund. After this period the value is charged 100%.