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Sightseeing cruises in Moliceiros boats, boats typical of the Ria de Aveiro
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Aveiro 3800-200, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This town is way too touristy for me but we did enjoy the boat ride. Got lost in the town with our gps. Confusing layout. Many of the buildings need a facelift. Certainly this is not Venice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mfctennis
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect from this boat ride. But it was a lovely day in late September and I only had a few hours to spend in Aveiro since I was on a tour of Portugal. So I took the 45 minute ride...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

WE had already walked along the canal banks but decided to take the boat trip as well. I got bored with this lack lustre trip. The host tried to be a comedian, his singing was not quite up to it. Five Euros might be nearer...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank figsbury
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

I bought a discount ticket from my hostel and arrived at 17.25ish to go on a boat. The lady selling tickets told me that they were done for the day and I would have to take it up with the hostel. I said that I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Camilla W
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If you are passing through Aveiro it is ok but I wouldn’t make it a priority. The shops are just about all the same filled with the same stuff you can find all over Portugal. One or two shops are unique. The canal ride is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan W
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We were prepared to walk the city but decided to take the tour instead. We covered a great deal of ground in less than an hour and had some great information from our guide. We never would have walked all the way to the salt...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The Ria, is a good way to lnow the city through the river, in this way, you can ser everything and also learn about the history from that beautiful town.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank laramaltaa
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We can’t recall ever having better value for 10€ each than we enjoyed today. Our guide (Miguel) was first class with an abundance of good info laced with a very sharp humour. This city comes to life from the water, please don’t miss it!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent guide and view. Would definitely recommend for someone to go but not quite the €10 we paid

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gary r
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Extremely disappointing boat ride. The guide Dora made some rude ethnic ( Japanese, Chinese and Black) comments. I am shocked at how ignorant she is!

Date of experience: July 2018
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