Aveiro Day Trip: 4-hour Aveiro Day Trip with Moliceiro Cruise from PortoCity, Historical and Theme Tours

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Aveiro Day Trip: 4-hour Aveiro Day Trip with Moliceiro Cruise from Porto

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About this experience

✔ Health & safety measures apply
✔ Best-in-class experience
✔ No booking fees

DURATION: 4.5 hours
MEETING POINT: Tourist Service, R. Mouzinho da Silveira 352, Porto (in front of São Bento Train Station)
STARTING TIME: 8.00 am & 2.00 pm (tell us your preferred starting time during the booking)
LANGUAGES: Portuguese, English, and Spanish
OPENING SEASONS: Year-round
WHO CAN COME: Aveiro day trip is suitable for everyone

Overview

Join an Aveiro day trip and discover what is considered the "Venice of Portugal”, a congruous city crossed by four amazing canals. In this half-day Aveiro tour, explore the canals of Aveiro on a traditional Moliceiro boat, and admire the colorful fishermen’s houses along the Costa Nova beach.

◾ An excellent way to get close to 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 aboard a Moliceiro Cruise
◾ Take in the typical colorful houses on the Costa Nova beach

About this experience

✔ Health & safety measures apply
✔ Best-in-class experience
✔ No booking fees

DURATION: 4.5 hours
MEETING POINT: Tourist Service, R. Mouzinho da Silveira 352, Porto (in front of São Bento Train Station)
STARTING TIME: 8.00 am & 2.00 pm (tell us your preferred starting time during the booking)
LANGUAGES: Portuguese, English, and Spanish
OPENING SEASONS: Year-round
WHO CAN COME: Aveiro day trip is suitable for everyone

Description - What to expect

Join a half-day Aveiro day trip, the city famous for the traditional Moliceiro boats and known as the “Venice of Portugal”. Your Aveiro day trip starts with a guided tour of the historic center of the city. Aveiro is a city where the old and the modern coexist in an impressive way.

Admire the charming residences and the streets enchanted with Art Nouveau details. Did you know that Aveiro is an associate of the “Réseau Art Nouveau Network” alongside Barcelona, Brussels, Budapest, Glasgow, Helsinki, or Havana?

Prepare your cameras and take stunning 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 a National Monument. Listen to your guide and learn all about the history and traditions of Aveiro, a fishing village, founded on salt production and trade.

Then, hop on a classic Moliceiro for a 45-minute boat ride along the city’s dazzling canals. Relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery onboard this traditional boat, once used to collect seagrass in the lagoon.

After this lovely cruise, and before your Aveiro day trip comes to an end see Costa Nova, a spectacular white sand beach, and get amazed by the colorful fishermen’s houses, typically painted with vertical stripes.

Free Cancellation

Free cancellation is available for this Aveiro day trip up to 48 hours before the start of the experience

What's included, what's not

✔ Expert local guide
✔ Transportation in a comfortable small-group minibus
✔ A stunning Moliceiro cruise experience on the city canals
✖ Food and drinks
✖ Pick-up and drop-off

Prepare for the experience

◾ Please be at the Meeting Point 10 minutes before the departure schedule
◾ The Aveiro day trip duration is an estimation, subject to local traffic and visit schedules

Health and safety

✔ Provider complies with local legislation and applicable health recommendations with regard to Covid-19 prevention measures

Description - What to expect

Join a half-day Aveiro day trip, the city famous for the traditional Moliceiro boats and known as the “Venice of Portugal”. Your Aveiro day trip starts with a guided tour of the historic center of the city. Aveiro is a city where the old and the modern coexist in an impressive way.

Admire the charming residences and the streets enchanted with Art Nouveau details. Did you know that Aveiro is an associate of the “Réseau Art Nouveau Network” alongside Barcelona, Brussels, Budapest, Glasgow, Helsinki, or Havana?

Prepare your cameras and take stunning 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 a National Monument. Listen to your guide and learn all about the history and traditions of Aveiro, a fishing village, founded on salt production and trade.

Then, hop on a classic Moliceiro for a 45-minute boat ride along the city’s dazzling canals. Relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery onboard this traditional boat, once used to collect seagrass in the lagoon.

After this lovely cruise, and before your Aveiro day trip comes to an end see Costa Nova, a spectacular white sand beach, and get amazed by the colorful fishermen’s houses, typically painted with vertical stripes.