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Aveiro, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Aveiro is a pleasantly small town with picturesque buildings. It is worth taking a cruise on a colorful boat called moliceiros to admire the views.

Thank katarzynab675
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tour the city by gondola, it's a must if you are in Aveiro. We went with sister and brother in law from the US, and they just loved it. Great way to see the city, the architecture and history. Lovely views from the canal. Not...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Little venise in portugal Small river pass through the city You can deal the price A must do in the city

Thank Beto M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is good for pictures, also good to know the city, which way is better to discover than sightseeing, especially in the water, so If you are in Aveiro you should definitely pay for this accessible price.

Thank Maps315639
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its the Portuguese Veneza :) Nice place, really Beautiful. Enjoy a boat ride and delight yourself with this beautiful city.

Thank Bruno N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch and to walk about Aveiro enroute from Porto to Lisbon. We arrived at 11:15 and the restaurants opened at 12. We had enough time to watch the canal boats and stroll around. The canal tours looked fun but we just didn’t...More

Thank db7477
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really don’t get the complaints about the boat rides. Our hotel arranged it for us for 9€, including picking us up and delivering us into town (a fifteen minute stroll, but we didn’t know!). Our boat was full of Spanish on holidays, who sang...More

Thank Lilipealea13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great place .. beautiful. Lots of great restaurants. Good food, good prices . Right in the middle of the city you can find the boat cruise . Very interesting with guide .. talking a little about the city’s history.. ❤️

Thank PaulaBoneca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were the only ones from England on our boat, we were looked after very well, the history of the town the boats was indeed excellent, we were told everything that we needed to know to do our exploring on foot the following day. Thanks

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

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

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I think Andrea's answer is perfect. Nothing to add.