Famed as the ‘Venice of Portugal’ and home to some of the most beautiful landscapes and layouts in the entire country, Aveiro holidays will expose visitors to a network of snaking canals, pretty architectural features and a quick hop to the beach, a perfect medley of attractions.
Many people will descend upon Aveiro as a daytrip from the nearby city of Porto, but those that choose to stay for longer will be rewarded with ample time to absorb the infectious charm and character of the city.
Amid the romance of the canals, the lure of the beach and the appeal of the city’s character, there is plenty more to indulge in during your holidays to Aveiro. Numerous buildings or landmarks of interest populate the city, whether it is a grand building from the city’s famed university or a charming and towering church that catches your eye. Make sure you tuck into some of the delicious fare of Portugal during your trip, perhaps best enjoyed in the comfort and serenity of a canal-side restaurant.
You’ll have several sites and attractions awaiting you when you set foot in the beautiful city of Aveiro. Among the list you will encounter cathedrals, canals, churches and sandy beaches, all defining a destination that is ideal for a myriad of holidaymaker types, with both beach bums and history buffs well catered for during Aveiro holidays. Aveiro’s slow-paced and laid-back ethos is perhaps one of the most appealing aspects of a trip to the city, best absorbed when cruising along one of the canals, immersing yourself in the grandness of the old train station or in exploring a range of fascinating artefacts in the tranquil Museum of Aveiro.
For a change from the beach and the cultural lures, tackle the great shopping scene to be enjoyed around Aveiro. The Forum is one of the most picturesque and well-stocked shopping centres in Portugal, perfect for splashing a bit of bonus holiday cash on souvenirs or a present or two for yourself. Numerous daytrip options are also available to those on holidays to Aveiro, with Braga one of the most alluring, home to the stunning Bom Jesus do Monte.