Free Tour in Aveiro

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Paulo
Registered on September 06, 2020

I´m Paulo, born and raised in this great and beautiful city of Aveiro which is also known as the "Portugueses Venice" because of its charm and the many canals that cross it! Since 2010, I have been working in tourism as a professional guide, so I have ample experience with walking tours and knowledge about the amazing city of Aveiro. I can assure you, you will love the time we spend together as my tours are known for being safe, comfortable, and relaxing while you get to know all about what the city is really like. I am passionate about welcoming people, and I am always delighted to socialize with different cultures, people, languages, and listen to their stories, and of course...having the opportunity to get to tell them all about my own! :) My experience in tourism activity allows me to create, develop, and offer true and unique experiences, valuing your time with full respect for your rest and freedom. I will welcome you with a great smile, followed by excellent recommendations on "what to visit, to see and amazing places off the beaten track in Aveiro", and I will give you a guide with a map that shows you how to see everything the city has to offer. My personal philosophy is, "Inspired by you" Do you accept the challenge? Your host Paulo

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Join me on my "Aveiro Downtown Free Tour" and you will be guided through this great city with a special guide who has traveled all over the world. This tour focuses on the city center and old town and also shows you where everything you want to see is located. I will show you some amazing details that you only see with a local and I will share many experiences. We will walk along the banks of the Aveiro canals and during the tour we will see the famous "Moliceiros" and "Mercantel", the typical local boats that were formerly used to transport salt and algae. You will fall madly in love with its shapes and decorations. In addition, we will discover old warehouses and Art Nouveau buildings with distinctive facades and we will cross several pedestrian walkways such as the Carcavelos bridge. We will then see some of the most famous and historic buildings in the city. We will look at the facade of the Igreja da Misericórdia, which is characterized by the white and blue tiles that adorn it. In the same square of the temple is the town hall of Aveiro and its municipal theater. We will meet "José Estevão", one of the most important guys in Aveiro. After an hour and a half of discovering Aveiro (always a little more...) we will end the free tour to return to the starting point so you can explore the city on your own. There are many large traditional tiles near this large Catholic temple. And don't worry about the rest of your trip, as I can give you great tips on amazing food and many other amazing things to do in this city to avoid falling into the typical tourist traps. LIST OF PLACES - Moliceiros Boats, - Art Noveaux Buildings - Coffee Shops and Cafes - Monument in Honor of José Estevão - Old Town, - Night Party for Students - Fish Market - José Estevão Birthplace - Fantastic Places for Photos of Services - Laço -Bridge - The historic Portuguese sidewalks - Bridge of Love, - The typical fishermen's neighborhood - Vera Cruz Church, - Old Captain's Palace, - City Hall - Homage to the Misericordia Church - Statue in honor of José Estevão - View of the city - and much more! ...along with some hidden secrets..

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  • Meeting point:
    R. Dr. Barbosa de Magalhães 11, 3800-...
    R. Dr. Barbosa de Magalhães 11, 3800-209 Aveiro, Portugal
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    In front of the NOVA Art Museum

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Nerea 15 Mar 2023

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Travelled alone - Mar 2023
Tour ameno de mano de un gran conocedor de su pueblo y si historia. Un gusto
Rocio 05 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Hemos hecho freetour por Aveiro con Paulo, un guía maravilloso, nos enseñó su ciudad como nadie, muy muy recomendable realizarlo con el.
Stella 23 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
Información muy completa. Se nota que le encanta la ciudad y hace pasar un rato divertido
Damaris 23 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Nadie mejor que el para enseñarte Aveiro
Ruth 05 Jan 2023

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
Visita por Aveiro muy amena con Pauliño, contándonos cosas del lugar que no aparece en las guías.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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