Aveiro Night Free Tour

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: Spanish, Portuguese
Guru: Paulo
Registered on September 06, 2020

Hello! Welcome to the Aveiro tour! I am your guide, Paulo. I am here to make your visit to the charming city of Aveiro, also known as the 'Portuguese Venice', an unforgettable experience. I will do everything I can to make your life as a tourist easier before, during and after the tour. Our tour will begin at the Obelisco da Liberdade, a historical landmark in the center of this beautiful city. During the tour, I will share with you interesting facts, fascinating stories and must-see places that Aveiro, the "Portuguese Venice", has to offer. Additionally, I am available to answer any questions you may have and provide useful information about restaurants, transportation and other activities in Aveiro. Get ready to immerse yourself in the unique culture, architecture and charm of this city, often called the "Portuguese Venice." Together we will explore the picturesque streets of Aveiro and discover its charming canals, the famous moliceiros and the traditional tiles that adorn the buildings. I'm excited to start this journey with you. Join me at the Obelisco da Liberdade to start this amazing tour!'Do you accept the challenge? Your host Paulo

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Tour description

The tour will begin , at the obelisk of freedom , a tribute to the illustrious Aveirende José Estevão. In a relaxed and fun atmosphere, we will walk to the central canal , to understand why Aveiro is known as the Portuguese Venice , where we will admire the typical boats, the Molicieiros, with their curious designs, and the Mercanteis, both boats used in the activities of the region in the past, today totally linked to tourism.
We will discover the various designs of the sidewalk and their meanings , and we will visit the Municipal Chamber, the Santa Casa da Misericordia church , where we will appreciate its beautiful tiles and understand its meaning and importance. On the right street, we will visit the 2 oldest shops that sell soft eggs, the typical Aveiro sweet and where we will also see the tile murals on the right street and their meaning.

We will continue to the Aveiro forum , considered at the time the largest open-air shopping center in Europe, and we will also see the old captaincy , some buildings that represent the new artistic movement that characterizes the city. In one of the highlights of this tour, we will discover the second typical sweet of the region, the "tripa de Aveiro" and the bridge of the bonds of friendship, a colorful bridge full of feelings for the most romantic.

Back in the historic center , we will understand again why they call us the "venice of portugal", as we will see how the whole city was flooded in this historic center , also known as the "sides of the cagaréus", an old poor neighborhood part from the city.

We will visit the bohemian center of the city, where more than 15,000 students have fun and socialize with each other, in the area of bars and nightclubs, called fish square.

Then, we will visit the canal dos botirões where the most beautiful photo of Aveiro is taken , as well as in this tour, I will teach you how to take photos for social networks, namely instagram :) .

The circular bridge will leave you dazzled, as it not only has a particular meaning, but its reflection in the water will leave room for more beautiful images of the city.

Finally, there will be the chapel of São Gonçalinho , patron saint of the coastal neighborhood, which gives rise to the funniest and "dangerous" party in the city. Tradition dictates that cavaca (rock-hard bread) is sent from the top of this chapel to those waiting below.

We will finish in the center of Praça do Peixe , the central place for student and bohemian parties, so you can go in any direction you want.

At all times I assure you that I have several surprises for you to make the most of your visit to Aveiro.

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  • Meeting point:
    R. Domingos Carrancho 2, 3800-158 Ave...
    R. Domingos Carrancho 2, 3800-158 Aveiro, Portugal
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    About the Obelisk of Liberty.

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).

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Jesica 07 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Paulinho es el mejor guía que hemos tenido hasta la fecha. Es un guía muy divertido, te enseña la ciudad desde un punto de vista ameno, las dos horas pasan volando y no 5e aburre con un montón de datos y fechas. Si venís a Aveiro tenéis que hacer el free tour con él.
Mar 07 Dec 2023
Vilagarcía de Arousa

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Travelled in group - Dec 2023
Un tour increíble, divertido, didáctico. Qué diferencia de visitar Aveiro sin Paulo a hacerlo con él. Muy recomendable 😁😁
Miguel 31 Oct 2023
Toa Alta

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Excelente guía y excelente Tour,, fue algo muy diferente y divertido, nos enseñó muchas cosas que desconociamos de Aveiro. Especialmente su " Párate ahí, Toma, y lo tengo todo controladoa . Deben hacerlo es excelente!
M. ASUNCIÓN 12 Oct 2023

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Travelled in family - Oct 2023
Muy divertido, se nos pasó rápido incluso yendo con niños y adolescentes.
Alba 22 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Un tour diferente. Mostrando el antes y el después de la misma ciudad, detalles sorprendentes que si no te lo dicen pasarían desapercibidos. Paseo muy ameno. Nos vamos enamorados del nuevo idioma, el portoñol.
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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 5 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.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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