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“boat ride” (22 reviews)
“the river” (17 reviews)
“main canal” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Aveiro, Portugal
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"boat ride"
in 22 reviews
"the river"
in 17 reviews
"main canal"
in 7 reviews
"lovely town"
in 3 reviews
"traditional boat"
in 3 reviews
"canal tour"
in 3 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 4 reviews
"tuk tuk"
in 3 reviews
"fun afternoon"
in 2 reviews
"real venice"
in 2 reviews
"great pictures"
in 2 reviews
"cod"
in 2 reviews
"few channels"
in 2 reviews
"great sightseeing"
in 2 reviews
"little venice"
in 5 reviews
"salt pans"
in 4 reviews
"pretty town"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple of days in Aveiro and did the boat trip which the kids enjoyed (6 & 8), especially having a go at steering the boat and feeding the fish, however it's not stunning and the guide we had spoke no English so...More

Thank The_Travel_Bunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful walk along the Ria, see all the gondolas, eat along the restaurants and sip some coffee. Truly a beautiful sight!

Thank Carolina M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice city. Good base for trips up and down this part of Portugal. Definitly not comparibel to Venice, Giethoorn, Brugge or any other city with real pittoresk canals or waterways. The boat trip is one big tourist trap. Stroll instead through the town and order...More

Thank Michel P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No this is not Venice, however, it deserves a 50 minute drive from Porto , in my opinion. Cute canals, shops, ice cream, food, all make for a memorable day trip.

1  Thank sotms
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set your expectations right, this is not Venice, one canal from over there is the whole Ria de Aveiro. However, it has its own charm, it’s cute, a nice walk with some buildings which are a bit Art Deco. You’ll need couple of hours to...More

Thank Daniela_Oliveira_BPN
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They cold Aveiro the Venise of Portugal, and Aveiro has about 90 km of canals and half of it in operation. Trip with boats (Moliceiros) and the buildings araund (Art Nouveau) is realy somthing worth to see. Also the modest steel and glass market building...More

Thank ddrole
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Relaxing, surrounded by sitting areas, good for dog walkers, solo walkers runners etc. Moliceiro boat rides look attractive. The Ria makes this city a romantic pleasant place for all

Thank karloliveira
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

I had a lovely time at this place called Ria de Aveiro. Went on a boat ride by Moliceiro, typical boat of this part of Portugal. To me it was like a journey back in time since my family has deep roots in this part...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice place for me and my wife including bread olives, dorado grilled fish with veggies, bottle of reserve 2014 red wine, coffee and gallego creme brûlée for 30 euros!!

Thank Edward A
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

little fish-focused town-- quaint, picturesque and tiny with a fish markets and a canal centered main area which can be fun for rides

Thank karpach
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