Let's go a little further south,( one hour from Porto), the city of Aveiro is becoming more and more popular among visitors thanks to its architecture and canals.
Stroll through the streets of the city centre and discover the many Art Nouveau facades of Aveiro. You can find the exact location of these buildings on a map available at the tourist office.
We advise you to board a traditional boat on the canals of the city. You will discover the colourful houses built along the canals and enjoy the comments of the captain.
The tourist office offers visitors free bikes , so you can explore the surroundings and the Costa Nova seafront area with its beautiful wooden houses and
colourful facades, so typical of Aveiro.
You can easily travel by car via the A1 (Porto - Lisbon) or take the city train from Sao Bento train station to Porto or the General Torres train station near the house inVila Nova de Gaia.
The journey takes only 50 minutes for just a few euros.
You can also book a guided tour of Aveiro, this tour includes the
trip with pick-up in front of your accommodation, the visit of the city center, a boat tour on the canals as well as the discovery of the famous district of Costa Nova. (book here)