Free Tour Aveiro and it's beauty

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Rossana
Registered on April 27, 2022

I was born in Aveiro and I am, therefore, a person with a salty soul of the ria and the sea. With an incessant passion for travel, I have lived in Italy, the United States, and Brazil. I have toured several countries in Asia alone backpacking, and this is how I feel fulfilled, happy, and part of the world that surrounds me. With a degree in Marine Biology, it was in Brazil that I discovered my love for sharing what makes me happy with others and telling my stories. I love Portugal – the gastronomy, the people, the landscapes – and it is with the certainty that it is possible to spread my contagious enthusiasm to others that I tell little secrets of our history to those who look for me.

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

Tour description

We will meet up at a designated hour in the centrally located Joaquim de Melo Freitas town square, where our adventure begins.

We will stroll alongside Aveiro's idyllic canals where you will see the famous, traditional 'moliceiro' boats. These small colorful boats were once used for the transport of salt and seaweed. We will pass old warehouses and striking Art Nouveau façades, and cross pretty footbridges such as the Carcavelos Bridge.

We will also pass some of the city's most famous buildings. We will observe the elegant white and blue tile façade of the Misericordia (Mercy) Church and, close by, you will also see Aveiro City Hall and its municipal theatre.

We will also encounter the city's 15th-century Cathedral side-by-side with the Museum of Saint Joana, a princess that lived in the 15th-century aswell.


  • Aveiro's idyllic canals
  • 'moliceiro' boats.
  • Old warehouses
  • Striking Art Nouveau façades
  • Carcavelos Bridge
  • Misericordia (Mercy) Church
  • Aveiro City Hall
  • Municipal theatre
  • The Cathedral
  • The Museum of Saint Joana

All the information I can provide, I will be glad to help you out: tips on where to eat, to have fun, to relax and to enjoy our beautiful city!

This kind of tours works exclusively for the tips I can receive from the attendees. At the end of the tour, it is up to you to decide how much the tour is worth.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    R. dos Mercadores 10, 3800-158 Aveiro...
    R. dos Mercadores 10, 3800-158 Aveiro, Portugal
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    We will meet up at a designated hour in the centrally located Joaquim de Melo Freitas town square, right next to "Monumento à liberdade" where our adventure begins. Before the tour I will send you a message with all the information about me and how I will be dressed.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Obelisco da Liberdade
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Museu de Arte Nova
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Câmara Municipal de Aveiro
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Igreja da Misericórdia de Aveiro
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Igreja de São João Evangelista / Igreja Carmelita de Aveiro
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Cais dos Botirões
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Ponte dos Carcavelos
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Ponte dos Botirões
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Casa de Santa Zita
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Capela de São Gonçalinho
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Rua Direita

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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Gema 08 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Ens hem sentit ben acollits per la Rossana que ens ha mostrat els llocs i edificis més emblemàtics d'Aveiro, així com aportat informació útil a nivell turístic. Ha estat un plaer. Gràcies.
Cinthia 22 Apr 2024

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Travelled in family - Apr 2024
La visita estuvo fantástica. Rosana se supo adaptar a toda la familia. La visita fue muy amena y los niños estuvieron encantados con ella. Nos reímos mucho y fue muy divertido además de conocer la ciudad. Nos dió unos consejos muy prácticos y una guía muy recomendable si visitéis esta ciudad.
Aida 04 Apr 2024

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Maravilloso tour !!!!! Espectacular !!! Una grandísima guía !!!
Nathalie 01 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Aveiro is an interesting town and Rosanna really brought it to life. She’s a fantastic story teller and lots of fun too. Take her tour!
Alicia 29 Mar 2024

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Es un encanto de guía... Nos llamó la atención su buen español, muy simpática y atenta. Cuando volvamos o si vienen amigos sin duda le contactaremos. EXCELENTE PERSONA
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Who is this tour for?

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

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 2 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
Only cash payment is accepted.
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