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We thought we were in the boonies when we arrived in this small town and were quite surprised that Aveiro has lots of stuff to do. The boat ride was really nice and the shopping mall was great with high end stores and great sales....More
Great area to walk around. I think it’s worth stopping in on your way to Porto. I wouldn’t say it’s the Venice of Portugal but it is really charming, especially during Christmas time because they have all the lights. I think it was around 11€...More
We decided to spend two nights here but actually had seen all we wanted to within two hours! The main canals are modern and "functional" and the pictures that you see of little houses lining the route are limited to the very centre of the...More
Aveiro is traditionally a fishin village with traditional Portuguese fishing architecture. The municipaly has cleaned up the town, opened numeorus restaurants, organized activities and turned it into a very nice tourist spot.
Aveiro is superb town halfway from Coimbra to Oporto. It is well known by it's Canals where the beautiful 'moliceiros', a very typical local boats, sail round. In the center there are beautiful buiIdings even a few in 'Art Nouveau' style. It also well known...More
Basically, Aveiro ticks most boxes. It is a really pleasant city, ideal for strolling, taking it all in, with something for all tastes. One thing to note is, if you don't do the 10 euro 45 minute boat trip, then you haven't really seen the...More
Maybe heightened by reviews of the place, quite disappointed. It is not even close to Venice. To be fair, it’s a small coastal town with its old character. A short stop over for a photo opt will suffice.
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We are dissapointed with Aveiro. Better go to Venice or Amsterdam. The city is ok but the boat tour is like Las Vegas, very artificial.