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Viva A Ria

Aveiro 3800-200, Portugal
+351 969 008 687
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Relaxing way to see Aveiro

A quiet 45 min trip along the canals is an excellent way to view downtown Aveiro. Our guide spoke... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gcn8
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Sydney, Australia
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Informative and relaxing and no charge for the dog

On arrival in Aveiro it was very busy and we decided to take the trip to see the town. We were... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
cannytripper
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Saltash, United Kingdom
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Sightseeing cruises in Moliceiros boats, boats typical of the Ria de Aveiro
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“minute trip” (2 reviews)
“sunny day” (3 reviews)
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Aveiro 3800-200, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quiet 45 min trip along the canals is an excellent way to view downtown Aveiro. Our guide spoke multiple languages which meant everyone was included in the commentary. Definitly a must do event when in Aveiro.

1  Thank gcn8
Reviewed 25 September 2017

On arrival in Aveiro it was very busy and we decided to take the trip to see the town. We were allowed to bring our dog and surprised there was no charge, €10 per adult for a 45 minute trip with lots of information from...More

2  Thank cannytripper
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour of the canal - great guide - speaking 4 languages! Very relaxing and informative. But need to book ahead certainly in August as the tours get booked up.

1  Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The tour is close to my house I think its 7 or more or less per person euro As a qualified boat captain,i have never done the trip But as a tourist,highly recomend Full safety on board,life jackets etc Dont know if commentary about where...More

1  Thank Mark peter ribo... E
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I dont get the really really bad reviews here. We enjoyed this tour - ok, so there isnt a huge amount to see, but then Aveiro isnt Venice, it is Aveiro, and there is what there is here. We found the guide to be very...More

1  Thank marcovanbatty
Reviewed 17 June 2017

In my opinion, the best way to experience Aveiro is a boat trip on the canals. The guide was informative and amusing, and the trip provided a memorable overview of the town.

2  Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived and thought, wow, mini Venice, gondolas and all! The boat tour however was very dull with little information provided nor was it very long, but also only cost $8 Euros per person so was not a big waste of money. However, we were...More

2  Thank sherry19112016
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The boats are absolute works of art. Pay close attention to the details, including the quirky sayings. Our tour guide was a wealth of information and we really enjoyed watching her blow the horn to alert other boats that we were entering/exiting a tunnel, etc.

1  Thank Suz2002
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We took a trip with this company Viva a Ria, which cost 8 eur. It was not worth a penny. The guide told as only few data (about 3 buildings and 2 bridges) - date of building and style of architecture (all together 5 sentences...More

1  Thank Karin J
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Cannot compare with Venice or be a copy of it. Ria de Aveiro has its own charm and enchantment. The moliceiros are beautiful and our guide Adriana was amazingly friendly and lovely. Not expensive. A must.

1  Thank RuiMorgado
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