Espinho

Situated on the edge of the Atlantic, Espinho is located at one end of Aveiro's district. The origin of the cluster dates back to the 18th century when fishermen from furadouro, attracted by the abundance of fish, settled here. The proximity to Porto's market made it possible for the makeshift dwellings to evolve into stone houses. The fishing activity still persists, but has been losing importance for the textile and chemical industries. In the 19th century Espinho became one of the main countrys' points of interest due to the benefits of being close to the sea. The small town of Espinho was inaugurated in the year 1870 and about five years later, the railway station was also inaugurated. The train started bringing greater dynamism to the municipality, because it enabled the movement of people and goods. Events like the Cinanima - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Animação, make Espinho stand out in cultural terms. The casino is the meeting point for people from the most diverse places in the country, who come here to watch various kinds of performances and also to attend the game rooms.

Where to eat in Espinho

What to do in Espinho

Where to sleep in Espinho

Botica Guesthouse
Botica Guesthouse

Guesthouse de charme, com design moderno e acolhedor, localizado em Espinho. Dispõe de 9 estúdios, 5 T0 e 4 T1, cada um com características únicas.

Hotel Monte Lírio
Hotel Monte Lírio

4 star

Localizado a 400 metros da praia de Espinho, oferece 30 quartos e 14 suites, um restaurante e uma piscina exterior.

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