The municipality of Vagos belongs to the District of Aveiro and has a privileged location with a stretch of coast approximately 7 kilometres. The region has beautiful landscapes and the municipality of Vagos holds a flora and fauna of great wealth being, a part of the same, classified as a Special Protection area of the Ria de Aveiro and Dunes Site of Mira, Gândara Gafanhas, and Natura 2000. Are the must-visit the sanctuary of Santa Maria de Vagos, the chapel of the Holy Spirit, the chapel of mercy, Igreja Matriz de Vagos, the Palacete Visconde de Valdemouro, the Igreja Matriz de Soza, the Duchy, Azenhas do Dão Lafões Boco, the windmills of s. Romão, the House Museum-House Gandareza and Pedricosa's House. In the gastronomy of the region include the fish stews, Marinades and fish fries; pumpkin porridge with pork meat, roast rabbit and the chanfana caçoula mutton of clay are flavors the meet. Handcrafted works of Vagos, ceramics, works in basketry, mats and miniature windmills. At lidkoping, even today, can attend the "Forest Art"-small-scale coastal fishing art dating back to the 19th century. Vagos is stage, in August, the biggest metal festival in the country, titled "Vagos Open Air".
Where to eat in Vagos
A restaurant that serves quite well prepared typical Portuguese dishes. Classic decor and effective…
"Mare-& Restaurant Gin Bar" opened in June 2013 Gafanha da Vagueira, with a young and relaxed atmos…
A simple and familiar space with views of the Vagueira beach. Its speciality is the eel caldeirada.
A friendly restaurant that serves mostly grilled dishes and "caldeiradas". It has a pleasant terrac…
A simple and familiar space, located on a villa's ground floor, that serves mostly barbecue dishes.
Located in Vagos, this modern space offers an urban environment, comfortable and cosy. Offers a div…
Portuguese, Seafood restaurant
A modern, pleasant space, located at the Vagueira beach, that specializes in fish and shellfish dis…
What to do in Vagos
Praia da Vagueira
A quite attended beach with a wide stretch of sand, surrounded by granite and huge sand dunes. The large rocks that surround and separate the shore from the houses, protect the latter from the sea storms. On the northern side, there are shacks used by the fishermen for keeping the utensils of the Xávega fishing, a true attraction on the …
Igreja Matriz de Soza
This church stands a stone sculpture of the 17th century, located on the rear façade, representing St. Michael, the patron saint of the parish.
Praia do Areão
A beach with a very wide stretch of sand, sand dunes and a steep descent to the sea. It is not very attended, hence it remains quite peaceful. There is a restaurant as one gets down to the beach, pleasant …
Where to sleep in Vagos
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