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Porto: Private Aveiro & Costa Nova Tour with Moliceiro Boat

Porto: Private Aveiro & Costa Nova Tour with Moliceiro Boat

Take a half-day tour of Aveiro, a city famous for its traditional moliceiros boats and known as the "Venice of Portugal". We start the day with pick-up at the client's hotel/accommodation to head to Aveiro. We start with a guided tour of the city's historic center, highlighting the beautiful Aveiro Cathedral, founded in 1423 in Baroque style and declared a National Monument. Admire the charming residences and the enchanting streets with some Art Nouveau details. Fall in love with the Rossio garden, through which the arms of the ria pass, and be dazzled by a beautiful moliceiro boat ride. Visit a traditional local pastry shop and indulge in the ovos moles (soft eggs) so typical of the city. Further away from the center, discover the Salinas and travel to Costa Nova, a beautiful white sand beach. Discover the famous typical fishermen's houses, painted in bright colors and with vertical stripes, which once served the fishermen and are now tourist residences.

From Lisbon: Aveiro, Moliceiro Boat and Coimbra Tour

From Lisbon: Aveiro, Moliceiro Boat and Coimbra Tour

First you will visit one of the most beautiful places in Portugal, Aveiro. Discover the city's many canals and bridges as you take a ride on a Moliceiro, a small boat typical of the local area. By taking a trip on a Moliceiro you will be able to enjoy the city's beautiful Art Nouveau buildings and bridges from the water. Next, stroll through Aveiro's historic center on a walking tour. See the Convent of Santa Joana, Aveiro Cathedral, Chapel of St. Gonçalinho, and the Misericordia Church. Try the famous Ovos Moles de Aveiro, a sweet pastry typical of Aveiro. You'll then explore one of the city's must-see attractions, the Costa Nova Beach. Pose for photos in front of the beach's famous striped and colorful houses. Next, continue towards Coimbra, a city full of history and tradition, with the Mondego River passing through it. Visit the narrow and steep streets of the University of Coimbra, the oldest in Portugal. Finally, discover the Sé Velha (Old Cathedral), the riverside area, and of course the Convent of Santa Clara.

Private Tour to Aveiro and Costa Nova unique striped houses

Private Tour to Aveiro and Costa Nova unique striped houses

When visiting Aveiro, travelers will see a charming city that offers a unique blend of historical and modern attractions. The following are some of the top places to visit and things to do in Aveiro: 1. Take a Moliceiro boat ride: One of the most unique experiences in Aveiro is taking a Moliceiro boat ride through the city's canals. The colorful boats offer a charming view of the city. 2. See the Aveiro Cathedral: The Aveiro Cathedral, also known as the Church of St. Dominic, is a beautiful example of Baroque architecture and a must-visit for history and architecture enthusiasts. 3. Tour the Salinas: The Salinas are salt flats used to produce salt, and visitors can take a tour to learn about the history and production of salt in the region. 4. Explore the Art Nouveau architecture: Aveiro is known for its colorful Art Nouveau buildings, and visitors can take a guided walking tour to see the city's stunning architecture. 5. Visit the beaches: Aveiro is home to several beautiful beaches, including Costa Nova, Barra, and Vagueira, which are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. 6. Try local cuisine: Ovos Moles is a popular local dessert that visitors should try, and the city's fish market, Mercado do Peixe, is a great place to experience local cuisine. 7. Visit the Moliceiro Museum: The Moliceiro boats are a traditional part of Aveiro's culture, and the museum offers a fascinating insight into their history and importance. Overall, visiting Aveiro offers a unique and unforgettable experience with its picturesque canals, stunning beaches, colorful Art Nouveau architecture, and delicious local cuisine.

From Lisbon: Aveiro and Coimbra Food Experience

From Lisbon: Aveiro and Coimbra Food Experience

Your adventure begins as you arrive in Aveiro, where you'll have the opportunity to take a delightful boat ride through the city's enchanting canals. Explore the charming Costa Nova Beach or visit iconic landmarks like the Monastery of Jesus and Aveiro Cathedral. As you journey towards Coimbra, make a stop in Mealhada, renowned across Portugal for its succulent suckling pig. Here, you'll have the opportunity to try the very best suckling pig in the country. Your tour continues in Coimbra, a city chosen as the first capital of Portugal by the country's first king. Explore its rich history as you visit the oldest university in Portugal, housing an 18th-century library considered one of the grandest in the world. Continue your exploration with visits to the new and old cathedrals of Coimbra, the Almedina Tower, and Arch, which marked the entrance to the fortified city center. Discover the beauty of Santa Cruz Church and Santa Clara Monastery before heading back to Lisbon. Lunch is included in this experience, offering you a taste of Portugal's culinary delights. Please note that entry and admission fees to the monuments in Aveiro and Coimbra are not included.

Aveiro Cathedral: Our most recommended tours and activities

Porto: Private Aveiro & Costa Nova Tour with Moliceiro Boat

Porto: Private Aveiro & Costa Nova Tour with Moliceiro Boat

Take a half-day tour of Aveiro, a city famous for its traditional moliceiros boats and known as the "Venice of Portugal". We start the day with pick-up at the client's hotel/accommodation to head to Aveiro. We start with a guided tour of the city's historic center, highlighting the beautiful Aveiro Cathedral, founded in 1423 in Baroque style and declared a National Monument. Admire the charming residences and the enchanting streets with some Art Nouveau details. Fall in love with the Rossio garden, through which the arms of the ria pass, and be dazzled by a beautiful moliceiro boat ride. Visit a traditional local pastry shop and indulge in the ovos moles (soft eggs) so typical of the city. Further away from the center, discover the Salinas and travel to Costa Nova, a beautiful white sand beach. Discover the famous typical fishermen's houses, painted in bright colors and with vertical stripes, which once served the fishermen and are now tourist residences.

From Lisbon: Aveiro, Moliceiro Boat and Coimbra Tour

From Lisbon: Aveiro, Moliceiro Boat and Coimbra Tour

First you will visit one of the most beautiful places in Portugal, Aveiro. Discover the city's many canals and bridges as you take a ride on a Moliceiro, a small boat typical of the local area. By taking a trip on a Moliceiro you will be able to enjoy the city's beautiful Art Nouveau buildings and bridges from the water. Next, stroll through Aveiro's historic center on a walking tour. See the Convent of Santa Joana, Aveiro Cathedral, Chapel of St. Gonçalinho, and the Misericordia Church. Try the famous Ovos Moles de Aveiro, a sweet pastry typical of Aveiro. You'll then explore one of the city's must-see attractions, the Costa Nova Beach. Pose for photos in front of the beach's famous striped and colorful houses. Next, continue towards Coimbra, a city full of history and tradition, with the Mondego River passing through it. Visit the narrow and steep streets of the University of Coimbra, the oldest in Portugal. Finally, discover the Sé Velha (Old Cathedral), the riverside area, and of course the Convent of Santa Clara.

Private Tour to Aveiro and Costa Nova unique striped houses

Private Tour to Aveiro and Costa Nova unique striped houses

When visiting Aveiro, travelers will see a charming city that offers a unique blend of historical and modern attractions. The following are some of the top places to visit and things to do in Aveiro: 1. Take a Moliceiro boat ride: One of the most unique experiences in Aveiro is taking a Moliceiro boat ride through the city's canals. The colorful boats offer a charming view of the city. 2. See the Aveiro Cathedral: The Aveiro Cathedral, also known as the Church of St. Dominic, is a beautiful example of Baroque architecture and a must-visit for history and architecture enthusiasts. 3. Tour the Salinas: The Salinas are salt flats used to produce salt, and visitors can take a tour to learn about the history and production of salt in the region. 4. Explore the Art Nouveau architecture: Aveiro is known for its colorful Art Nouveau buildings, and visitors can take a guided walking tour to see the city's stunning architecture. 5. Visit the beaches: Aveiro is home to several beautiful beaches, including Costa Nova, Barra, and Vagueira, which are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. 6. Try local cuisine: Ovos Moles is a popular local dessert that visitors should try, and the city's fish market, Mercado do Peixe, is a great place to experience local cuisine. 7. Visit the Moliceiro Museum: The Moliceiro boats are a traditional part of Aveiro's culture, and the museum offers a fascinating insight into their history and importance. Overall, visiting Aveiro offers a unique and unforgettable experience with its picturesque canals, stunning beaches, colorful Art Nouveau architecture, and delicious local cuisine.

From Lisbon: Aveiro and Coimbra Food Experience

From Lisbon: Aveiro and Coimbra Food Experience

Your adventure begins as you arrive in Aveiro, where you'll have the opportunity to take a delightful boat ride through the city's enchanting canals. Explore the charming Costa Nova Beach or visit iconic landmarks like the Monastery of Jesus and Aveiro Cathedral. As you journey towards Coimbra, make a stop in Mealhada, renowned across Portugal for its succulent suckling pig. Here, you'll have the opportunity to try the very best suckling pig in the country. Your tour continues in Coimbra, a city chosen as the first capital of Portugal by the country's first king. Explore its rich history as you visit the oldest university in Portugal, housing an 18th-century library considered one of the grandest in the world. Continue your exploration with visits to the new and old cathedrals of Coimbra, the Almedina Tower, and Arch, which marked the entrance to the fortified city center. Discover the beauty of Santa Cruz Church and Santa Clara Monastery before heading back to Lisbon. Lunch is included in this experience, offering you a taste of Portugal's culinary delights. Please note that entry and admission fees to the monuments in Aveiro and Coimbra are not included.

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