Aveiro is famous for its water channels, colorful boats and elegant Art Noveau architecture. It’s a place where the old meets the new allied to ancient traditions, like salt production, that always played an important role in the local economy, and the local pastry know as “ovos moles”.

Aveiro also has a long sandy coastline, where you can find the tallest lighthouse in Portugal, and see the typical houses painted with colorful stripes.

Tour Highlights

Art Nouveau architecture

Portuguese coblestones

Beautiful coastline

Main Attractions

Boat ride on a typical “Moliceiro”
Fish market
Art Nouveau architecture
The tallest lighthouse in Portugal
Barra beach and Costa Nova beach

Full day Optional

If you would like to transform this tour in a Full-Day Tour we can offer you a package that includes lunch in a typical restaurant, and visit to two of the most important museums in the region, the Vista Alegre Museum, the prestigious porcelain made in Portugal, and the Maritime Museum, where you can learn more about one of the most important economical activities in the past, the fishing industry, and the traditions connected to it.

About this tour

Duration: Up to 4 hours, usually between 9:00 am to 1:00 am or 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm (or 8 hours, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm if you tailor it into a full day tour). However the schedule can be adapted according to your needs.

Private: Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).

Tailor made: The tour will be adjusted and scheduled according to your specific interests and needs.

Pick you up and Drop off on the agreed spot: Our driver will pick you up at any agreed previously spot, like your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or another meeting point.

Our Guarantee: Our driver/guide will drive you during your tour, sharing stories and curiosities about the places you’ll visit as well as its historical context. Since our driver is also the guide, it’s possible that the guide won’t always join you on your visits inside of monuments. Find out why.

If you wish to have a guide with you full time, we recommend you to hire the services of a local licensed guide. Please contact us for a quotation and more information.

The price includes:

Boat Ride on a typical “Moliceiro”

Private and exclusive Driver / Guide

Modern and Comfortable luxury Mercedes vehicle

Pick-up and Drop-off at a designated spot

Free Wifi and bottled water

24h/7 Customer Service Assistance

The price does not include:

Entrances and activities not mentioned in the program

Lunch

Personal expenses

Gratuities

Tailor this tour

“Ovos Moles” workshop (minimum 4 people) - €10,00 / person

Make it a Full Day Tour (includes entrances to Vista Alegre Museum, Maritime Museum, and lunch in a typical restaurant) - €80,00 / person