The city of Aveiro
is known as the “Portuguese Venice” due to the water channels that enter the city and to its typical boats similar to Gondolas.
This city is considered one of the most charming destinations in Portugal, thanks to its colorful "Moliceiros" (typical Aveiro boats) similar to Gondolas, to the tones of Art Nouveau buildings, to the beauty of the facades of the houses full of tiles, a long sandy coast, a beautiful estuary and the typical fishermen's houses that are distinguished by their colorful lists...For all this Aveiro is one of the most interesting cities on the Portuguese coast..
Departing from the Hotel towards Aveiro, we will visit Costa Nova
, where you can see the oldest lighthouse in Portugal and the famous typical fishermen's houses with their colorful stripes;
Then we will take a walk through the Historic Center of Aveiro
, where we will visit the Train Station
, the River Channels
and the Salt Flats
. Then be sure to taste the famous "Ovos-Moles"
To end the visit, take an one-hour “Moliceiro” boat ride
along the city's dazzling canals...
Return to the Hotel.