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From Aveiro: Barra Beach Lighthouse & Costa Nova Guided Tour

From Aveiro: Barra Beach Lighthouse & Costa Nova Guided Tour

Leaving from Aveiro city centre, know the details of the formation of the lagoon, since the 10h century, all the economy and main activities of the population, centred in the fishing and salt production. Arriving to Barra beach, where the tallest lighthouse in Portugal stands high on the landscape, witnessing more than 50 years of hard work on the 19th century to open a canal that would reunite the ocean to the lagoon! In the pause of about 20 minutes, feel the sea breeze and admire the white and thin sand of the Praia Velha! Take the the adventure to explore the whole saga of the cod fishing that made the village of Costa Nova look so special, with those traditional striped houses called Palheiros! We will have a short break of 30 minutes that leaves the oportunity to try the sweet that became famous in Costa Nova - the tripa!

Praia Velha: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Aveiro: Barra Beach Lighthouse & Costa Nova Guided Tour

From Aveiro: Barra Beach Lighthouse & Costa Nova Guided Tour

Leaving from Aveiro city centre, know the details of the formation of the lagoon, since the 10h century, all the economy and main activities of the population, centred in the fishing and salt production. Arriving to Barra beach, where the tallest lighthouse in Portugal stands high on the landscape, witnessing more than 50 years of hard work on the 19th century to open a canal that would reunite the ocean to the lagoon! In the pause of about 20 minutes, feel the sea breeze and admire the white and thin sand of the Praia Velha! Take the the adventure to explore the whole saga of the cod fishing that made the village of Costa Nova look so special, with those traditional striped houses called Palheiros! We will have a short break of 30 minutes that leaves the oportunity to try the sweet that became famous in Costa Nova - the tripa!

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4.9
(11 reviews)

Well, the excursion was great and the young woman was very friendly, a good experience.