Where to eat in Ílhavo
Portuguese, Seafood restaurant
A simple, typical and welcoming house with views of the tidal reach and an inviting terrace. On the…
A small restaurant that serves mostly fresh fish and live shellfish (massadas and cataplanas).
The restaurant Maradentro brings us to the table the memory of the greatest work and the traditions…
What to do in Ílhavo
Praia da Costa Nova
A touristy beach, quite attended in the summer, surrounded by typical houses that are painted with stripes. There are many typical quality restaurants there. There are also several modern night time bars, with good service.
Navio-Museu Santo André
This Ship-Museum is an old cod fishing ship that started working in 1948. Finally, it stopped working and became a museum that shows how life is aboard cod fishing ships.
Percurso Pedestre Urbano Costa Nova (PR2)
A circular urban trail that is around 3.5 km long, along the streets of the Costa Nova do Prado. It shows the people, the culture and the architecture.
Percurso Pedestre Entre a Ria e o Mar (PR1)
A circular trail that is about 11.5 km long, along the seashore sand dunes. There are panels that speak of the fauna, the flora and the geology. The second part of the trail crosses the villages of Costa Nova do …
Forte da Barra de Aveiro / Castelo da Gafanha
Strong built around the year 1640, during the war of restoration. Presents two bastions connected by walls. In one of its walls there is a staircase that connects the upper terrace where he stresses the taillight, for your immeasurable dimension …
Marginal Ribeirinha da Costa Nova
A pedestrian area on the banks of the Aveiro tidal stream, with wide lawns, a track for bicycles and lovely passages.
Praia da Barra
A beach by the Vouga river's mouth, with a wide stretch of fine, white sand. Several restaurants and terraces with a good nightlife.
Casa Gafanhoa - Museu Municipal
A place that reconstitutes the way of life of the Gafanhas people. A house with a typical decor of the populations of the tidal stream and of the sea.
Capela da Vista Alegre e Túmulo de Dom Manuel de Moura Manuel
Temple with thick walls, vaults and brick masonry of limestone. The façade has a large niche with a statue of Nossa Senhora da Penha de France. The classification covers the tomb of Manuel de Moura, Bishop of Miranda.
Museu da Vista Alegre
The museum is located at the old Vista Alegre factory. It features glass objects made in the 19th century, as well as the history of the porcelain production and its evolution throughout over 150 years.
Casa da Cultura Ílhavo
The Cultural Centre of Ilhavo is a modern space that hosts performances of theatre, music and dance of established artists nationally and internationally.
Where to sleep in Ílhavo
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