Posted on 22/06/2020
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From Porto: Aveiro and Costa Nova Half-Day Tour with River Cruise

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Enjoy a half-day tour from Porto and explore the city of Aveiro, the so-called 'Venice of Portugal'. Visit the canals, stroll across the pedestrian bridges, admire the city's Art Nouveau buildings, and even take a boat cruise on the Aveiro River. Listen to your guide and learn about the fascinating history and maritime traditions of this city.

DURATION: 4 hours
DEPARTURE: 9.00 am
LANGUAGES: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese
MEETING POINT: At your hotel in the areas of Porto or center of Vila Nova de Gaia
OPENING SEASON: All year round
WHO CAN COME: This tour is suitable for anyone. An adult must accompany children


◾ Enjoy a half-day tour to the sea-side city of Aveiro, the so-called "Venice of Portugal"
◾ Learn about the maritime history and culture so prevailing in this city
◾ See the canals running through Aveiro and enjoy a unique cruise on a moliceiro traditional boat

What is included

✔ Pick-up and drop-off service
✔ Transportation on Air-conditioned vehicle
✔ River cruise in Aveiro
✔ WiFi on board
✔ Bottled water
✖ Food and drinks

Description - What to expect

Take a half-day tour from Porto and visit the sea-side city of Aveiro, a true representative of the Portuguese nautical tradition. Listen to your guide and learn all about this fascinating place, often called the Venice of Portugal.

Stroll around the city and see the canals that flow through the city as well as the many pedestrian bridges. Explore the city's Art Nouveau buildings along the sea-side, the famous fish market, and the colorful moliceiro boats, typical of the region. End your tour with a fantastic cruise on the Aveiro River on a moliceiro traditional boat.


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Cutoff time before activity

  • 14 hours

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ Required protective equipment is provided
◾ Customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
◾ The number of visitors is limited to keep rules of social distancing