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Guided tour of Aveiro

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Guided tour of Aveiro

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Afternoon excursion to Aveiro by coach. Often called the "Venice of Portugal”, and known as the salt capital of Portugal, Aveiro is surrounded by salt marshes, beaches and lagoons and is dominated by the Central Canal that runs through the town. This little medieval town, built on a lagoon, expanded rapidly during the 15th and 16th centuries as a sea port thanks to cod fishing. It is also a center for baroque art with its many buildings and monuments. Aveiro has kept several of its typical boats with half-moon shaped prows, the "moliceiros”. Nowadays, Aveiro and its surroundings form a very significant industrial region with naval shipyards, engineering, iron and steel works, cellulose-producing factories, porcelain and pottery, and where salt production and fishing are still important activities. Its university is one of the largest in Portugal and there are also several further higher studies buildings. Aveiro is a bright and friendly little town with art-nouveau style architecture, brightly colored houses and charming little alleyways for you to take a lovely stroll. Afterwards, we'll set off for Costa Nova, a typical little fishermen town and former family-friendly resort which has now been restored. The resort is located between the beaches on the Atlantic coast and the lagoon and is open onto the ria. Here there are lots of traditional multi-colored, striped wooden houses lining the promenade which is also planted with palm trees. Return on board by coach in Porto.


Duration : approx. 2:00

  • Good walking shoes are recommended.
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.


This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

The Treasures of the Adriatic: Croatia, Greece, Albania and Montenegro (port-to-port cruise)

Next departure: 14/02/2019


Embark on a breath-taking cruise through four countries in the Adriatic Sea! Between Croatia and Montenegro via Greece and Albania, between beautiful cities and archaeological remains, wild beauty and unusual landscapes. Discover Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic, Tirana, the Albanian capital, but also Corfu in Greece, or the ancient city of Bar in Montenegro.

8 Days
Departure 14/02/2019
Arrival 21/02/2019
Ship : MS La Belle de l'Adriatique Anchors : 5
Departure 28/02/2019
Arrival 07/03/2019
Ship : MS La Belle de l'Adriatique Anchors : 5
Departure 07/03/2019
Arrival 14/03/2019
Ship : MS La Belle de l'Adriatique Anchors : 5
Departure 14/03/2019
Arrival 21/03/2019
Ship : MS La Belle de l'Adriatique Anchors : 5
Departure 21/03/2019
Arrival 28/03/2019
Ship : MS La Belle de l'Adriatique Anchors : 5
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Departure 04/04/2019
Arrival 11/04/2019
Ship : MS La Belle de l'Adriatique Anchors : 5

* Price based on double occupancy

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