Private Tour: Aveiro (Little Venice) from Lisbon

Private Tour: Aveiro (Little Venice) from Lisbon
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$88.24
Duration: 9 hours
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Enjoy visits Aveiro, know as the Little Venice of Portugal 250 km north of Lisbon and affords a rewarding 11 hours Private Tour experience. Aveiro is crossed by canals and along these waterways colorful and traditional fishing boats sail. Take an idyllic cruise on the Moliceiro River, you’ll admire art-nouveau architecture and visit Costa Nova’s beaches, famed for their exotic bird species. Visit Aveiro Cathedral, also known as a São Domingos Church, located in an old Dominican convent and Costa Nova beach. Enjoy the excellent regional cooking - high-quality from Seafood stew, the grilled cuttlefish and desert “sweet eggs”. After lunch, proceed to Costa Nova, home to gorgeous sandy stretches inhabited by exotic bird species. Capture photographs of the lighthouse and the colorful houses that line the beachfront before returning to Lisbon. Private tour also includes a free and flexible pick-up (7:30AM) /drop-off (6:30PM) from your located accommodations, driver/guide.

For those who are in Lisbon, we designed a magnificent Tour to discover the emblematic city of Aveiro (Little Venice). A visit to Aveiro is increasingly mandatory and we idealized a first-class experience just for you.

Aveiro is a thousand years old, of which two hundred and fifty as a city. It was founded due to commercial shipping and salt production. Surrounded by the stunning Silver Coastline, a lagoon and at the mouth of an estuary. Aveiro has both canals and gondolas the town is sometimes referred to as the Venice of Portugal.Take an opportunity to explore the Aveiro city going on a boat tour through Ria de Aveiro. This tour will give you the chance to get to know the city in a different way; it takes about 45 minutes, but you’ll see some of the most beautiful places in the city.

At 7:30AM, our private driver/guide will pick you up at your Hotel and will drive you to Aveiro, where we will arrive at 10:00AM after a stop to relax and take a drink or eat. On arrival in Aveiro, disembark your vehicle and board a moliceiro, a colorful boat traditionally used to collect seagrass from the Aveiro lagoon.

Our driver/guide will lead you to the city’s main sites like Statues on the bridges, Aveiro Cathedral and Costa Nova beach.

Aveiro Cathedral, also known as a São Domingos Church, is located in an old Dominican convent and should be on your list of the places to visit and things to do in Aveiro.

Costa Nova beach, also know as Costa Nova do Prado, is located on the west coast, 11 km from the Aveiro historic centre. The beach has as its main attraction the beautiful houses painted in a unique way, with vertical and horizontal stripes.

Lunchtime at 1PM (aren't included in the tour price) at Aveiro City. Enjoy dishes up excellent regional cooking, with good-value, high-quality from Seafood Cataplana (traditional seafood stew), the grilled cuttlefish and all kindsand bacalhau (codfish). Don't forget the desert and satisfy your sweet tooth with ovos moles (authentic sweets).

After lunch, proceed to Costa Nova, home to gorgeous sandy stretches inhabited by exotic bird species. Capture photographs of the lighthouse and the colorful houses that line the beachfront before returning to your vehicle for the scenic drive back to Lisbon.

At 4:00PM is time to back to Lisbon and he arriving in Lisbon will be around 6:30PM.

Enjoy an experience that will leave lasting memories and the desire to return to discover more!

Enjoy visits Aveiro, know as the Little Venice of Portugal 250 km north of Lisbon and affords a rewarding 11 hours Private Tour experience. Aveiro is crossed by canals and along these waterways colorful and traditional fishing boats sail. Take an idyllic cruise on the Moliceiro River, you’ll admire art-nouveau architecture and visit Costa Nova’s beaches, famed for their exotic bird species. Visit Aveiro Cathedral, also known as a São Domingos Church, located in an old Dominican convent and Costa Nova beach. Enjoy the excellent regional cooking - high-quality from Seafood stew, the grilled cuttlefish and desert “sweet eggs”. After lunch, proceed to Costa Nova, home to gorgeous sandy stretches inhabited by exotic bird species. Capture photographs of the lighthouse and the colorful houses that line the beachfront before returning to Lisbon. Private tour also includes a free and flexible pick-up (7:30AM) /drop-off (6:30PM) from your located accommodations, driver/guide.