Aveiro

A charming city, Aveiro is nicknamed the Portuguese Venice. And if the "ria" is its ex-libris, the rides on the colorful "moliceiro" boats are one of the biggest tourist attractions in this city. BUGA – Free Use Bicycle of Aveiro is a fun and original way to discover the charms of the city. City-museum of Art Nouveau in Portugal, it has several architectural examples of this elegant style. Be sure to visit Praia de São Jacinto and the Dunas de São Jacinto Nature Reserve and sweeten the tour with the typical Aveiro soft eggs, sold in small wooden barrels or wrapped in wafers: irresistible!

What to do in Aveiro

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Where to eat in Aveiro

Where to sleep in Aveiro

Hotel das Salinas
Hotel das Salinas

3 star

Friendly Hotel with cosy atmosphere and careful decoration, located in the Centre of Aveiro. Highlighting the fantastic views that offers, even on the central …

Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa
Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa

4 star

Modern design Hotel located next to one of the channels of the Ria de Aveiro, in the historic heart of the city of canals. Highlights-if your cubic appearance …

Hotel Moliceiro
Hotel Moliceiro

4 star

Modern and refined Hotel, situated in the Centre of Aveiro, with pleasant views not only to laugh, but also to the known and bustling fish square. In addition …

Near Aveiro

Castelo de Paiva

Castelo de Paiva


Castelo de Paiva is situated in the Douro region, a river that makes these lands become fertile and make the farming become one of the main local act…

Arouca

Arouca


Belonging to Aveiro' district, but with Porto as the city of reference at all levels, Arouca lived and developed in its monastery's shadow. Built in …

Sever do Vouga

Sever do Vouga


Located on the Bank of the river Vouga and between the mountain ranges of Do and Carved, Sever do Vouga is a predominantly rural and industrial Counc…

Estarreja

Estarreja


The municipality of Estarreja, located in the subregion of Baixo Vouga, is part of Aveiro's district and is characterized by the existence of branche…