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Aveiro 3804-502, Portugal
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Take a colourful boat ride (barcos moliceiros), traditionally used to harvest seaweed, along the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Jeannine A
via mobile
Nice way to get to know the city

We started our daytrip in Aveiro with a boattrip, which immediately gave us a good overview of the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Sint-Truiden, Belgium
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In any season of the year, the Ria de Aveiro becomes a major tourist attraction, turning into a festival of light and colour. Back on quays, you'll see the brightly painted Moliceiros Boats, fullof humorous designs. Boarding Place: Municipal Assembly
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Aveiro 3804-502, Portugal

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Take a colourful boat ride (barcos moliceiros), traditionally used to harvest seaweed, along the canals. Well worth it. As well as a Tuk Tuk ride around town, also well worth it. Have a late lunch at a little busy restaurant "O Merchantel". Great food, great...More

1  Thank Jeannine A
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We started our daytrip in Aveiro with a boattrip, which immediately gave us a good overview of the city. The old part of the city with the salt warehouses and the new part of the city with the very nice and modern buildings.

2  Thank AnnKeSt
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I hesitated if to spend almost an hour for this tour and I'm glad I take it. I choose the plain tour that lasted 45 minutes. it started from the old city and then continue to the new city. It was interesting with the explanation...More

2  Thank Lavon R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Many companies offer tours along the canals, but if you're going, you should definitely choose this one. From the lady on the promenade selling tickets to the boat crew, everyone is just lovely. Our guide was really great, juggling explanations in both English and Portuguese...More

1  Thank Dagmara S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We just arrived and we're walking by. Luckily, a cruise was getting ready to leave and we got on with no wait. The woman onboard was able to speak English, German, Spanish and Portuguese. She went to each group and explained the sights. Everyone seemed...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had an enjoyable tour of the Aveiro canals. Our guide was able to tell us about the history of the canals, the flat bottom boats, and surrounding area and buildings, making sure everyone received the information in their language of choice.

1  Thank BrendaAB2
Reviewed 17 September 2016

When you have parked the car into the underground car park of the “Forum” in Aveiro, you go to the roundabout on the bridge, don´t forget to look at the statues on it, and then turn right, and you will arrive on the location where...More

2  Thank Amazon122s
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Superb location - right in the heart of Canal Central. This is the Assemblea Municipal/Antigua Capitania. It has been meticulously restored and maintained to the highest standard. A most beautiful building. One of the few buildings that are lit up at night making for great...More

1  Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Definitely you should do it during the summer... You will enjoy it :) :) :) don't forget to have ovos moles after it :)

1  Thank Viviane B
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Very good boat ride in Aveiro... 45 minutes with a lot of fun and information about Aveiro.. Very friendly staff with a perfect view :) Discounts for after you eat Ovos moles :)

2  Thank Viviane B
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