Welcome to Aveiro. Our charming and appreciated Portuguese Venice. Where everything we see sounds like music to the eyes
Embracing the Ria, a shallow coastal lagoon, rich in birds, Aveiro is a thriving city with a young and energetic buzz. Known as the "Portuguese Venice", the charming city of Aveiro is crossed by a canal and is considered one of the most sought after destinations in the country, thanks to its colorful moliceiros, pastel-colored Art Nouveau buildings, natural lagoons and Its quiet urban atmosphere where the old meets the modern.
Aveiro presents a very varied landscape, characterized by a long sandy coast, a beautiful estuary and diverse parks and gardens. On the west side, the town is surrounded by beautiful beaches and vast salt marshes, and the east side is surrounded by mountains and fertile valleys.
The gastronomic traditions of Aveiro are due in large part to the sugary palates of those who, over time, have been cooking the recipes that now delight the residents and visitors. It is the case of the famous soft eggs, rabies, egg yolks, sweet chestnuts, twenty-four-hour cakes, moist slices, nun's bellies, among other palates and delicacies. But not only the local gastronomy is rich in gastronomy. The lovers of the good table can indulge themselves with meat and fish dishes, especially of the latter, fruit of the well-heeled dishes of the fishermen who populated and still populate this Lusitanian coast.
Aveiro has numerous cultural and sporting activities that appeal to all tastes. The night of Aveiro can also be a lot of fun. From "Praça do Peixe" to "Bairro da Beira Mar" there are many places of entertainment in the city.
To wander around Aveiro is to immerse yourself in a living body that connects the land to the sea with a huge heart!