Discover Aveiro, the “The Venice of Portugal”, a harmonious city crossed by four incredible canals.
In this half-day tour, explore the canals of Aveiro on a traditional Moliceiro boat, and behold the colorful fishermen’s houses along the Costa Nova beach. Have the time of your life in one of Portugal's most beautiful cities!
Book now this guided tour to Aveiro!
An excellent way to get close with the “Venice of Portugal”, the beautiful city of Aveiro!
Learn about the city’s fishing culture and its traditional commerce.
Get the opportunity to see the city in a totally different way in a Moliceiro Cruise.
Observe the typical colorful houses on the Costa Nova beach. Get your cameras!
Portuguese, English, Spanish or French.
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Hotels in the center of Porto or Gaia or at Living Tours Office: Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 352.
Daily: at 09:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m. / 02:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Have a half day tour in Aveiro, the city famous for the traditional Moliceiro boats and known as the "Venice of Portugal". Come with us and discover why!
The day starts with a guided tour of the historic center of the city. Aveiro truly is a special city: where the old and the modern are combined in an impressive way. Admire the charming residences and the streets enchanted with some Art Nouveau details. Did you know that Aveiro is a member of the "Réseau Art Nouveau Network" alongside Barcelona, Brussels, Budapest, Glasgow, Helsinki or Havana?
Also, prepare your cameras and take some pictures of the beautiful Cathedral of Aveiro (in Portuguese "Sé de Aveiro"). It was founded in 1423, in a Baroque style, and it was declared National Monument.
As you walk, learn more about the History and traditions of Aveiro: a fishing village, founded on salt production and trade.
The magic of this journey happens in a 45 minutes boat ride on a classic Moliceiro (traditional boat) along the city’s dazzling canals. Relax and enjoy the landscape on this traditional boat, that once was used to collect seagrass in the lagoon.
After this delightful cruise, your guide will show you Costa Nova, a spectacular white sand beach. Discover the famous and colorful fishermen’s houses, typically painted with vertical stripes.
Cancellations less than 48 hours or no show, a fee of 100% will be charge.
No cancellation fee if you cancel until 48 hours prior to the activity date.