Aveiro Boat Trip, Lighthouse And Vista Alegre - Porto

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9:30am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Pick-up in Aveiro or Porto city center.
  • Return Details :
    Tour ends at Aveiro city center.

Overview

Aveiro is a city in the center of Portugal, it has developed in the center of the natural lagoon locally known as Ria de Aveiro.The natural lagoon appeared around the XVI century and is the result of several nature accidents, the first beeing the sea indentation. It's also the estuary of the river Vouga. The lagoon is separated by the sea by a thin dune sand. It is 28 miles long and 7 miles wide. It has many canals, legs, and islands. During centuries the man tried to create the right conditions so the water could flow easilly form the river to the sea and vice-versa. With that porpuse canal da Barra and it's lighthouse were constructed. Local people has been explorating natural resources for centuries, and the main activities are fishing, salt production, and agriculture. Today the lagoon is also stage for bird wathcing, walkings, boat trips, water sports and many other nature related activities.

Inclusions

  • Pick-up at Aveiro or Porto. 
  • Moliceiro boat ticket 
  • Vista Alegre Museum ticket 
  • Wi-Fi in the mini-van

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Know More about this tour

We start our tour with a Moliceiro boat trip through the city canals. It's a 45 minutes guided boat trip that shows you the main city canals and the most important parts of Aveiro city.
We'll then leave Aveiro by mini-van and go see the Barra lighthouse, the major in Portugal and the 26th of the world. It's 62 meters high!
From there we'll visit Costa Nova and their colorful houses along side the lagoon. We then ride alongside the Aveiro lagoon to visit the Vista Alegre museum in Ilhavo and it's wonderfull porcelain artistic masterpieces, some are hand painted! You can make some shopping here! Finally we will return to Aveiro.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking.

The tour ends at Aveiro city center.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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