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The Iron Duke (Bistrô Pub & Craft Beer)

The end to a perfect trip. We leave for America tomorrow. Situated in the historic area of Aveiro. The Iron Duke with a menu of artisanal hamburgers and hot appetizers has stirred the city’s nights, recreating an intimate space for English pubs and with the knowledge in dealing with special beers, following the growing trend […]

Salt Flats of Aveiro (salinas de aveiro)

The riches of Aveiro salt in Portugal Salt is part of the daily life of practically all the cultures in the world, being used mainly in the cooking. However, in Aveiro, in the Center of Portugal, it is even more important to be part of the history of the city. Known as the “Portuguese Venice” […]

Museum of Aveiro (Museu de Aveiro)

The Museum of Aveiro is housed in the old Convent of Jesus of the female Dominican Order. This convent, one of the most ancient convents in Aveiro, dates back to the 2nd half of the 15th century. It was founded by D. Brites Leitão and D. Mécia Pereira. Princess D. Joana, daughter of King D. Afonso […]

Torreira

Flanked by dunes, Torreira Beach lies on the coastal cordon separating the Ria de Aveiro estuary from the sea ensuring that visitors, while only having to move a few meters, may opt between the open sea with its good surfing waves or the calm of the estuary, ideal for sailing or windsurfing.  The beach is […]

Lighthouse of Praia da Barra (Farol da Praia da Barra)

The Lighthouse of Praia da Barra, also known as the Aveiro Lighthouse (Portuguese: Farol de Aveiro/Farol da Praia da Barra), is an active lighthouse in the civil parish of Gafanha da Nazaré, municipality of Ílhavo, in the Portuguese district of Aveiro. Situated on the coastal Praia da Barra, at the southern margin of the Ria […]

Ship Museum St. Andrew (Navio-Museu Santo Andre)

The Santo André Ship-Museum is an extension of the Ílhavo Maritime Museum. It was part of the Portuguese cod-fishing fleet and is designed to illustrate the different arts and techniques of trawling. This side trawler (used in the more “classical” form of trawling) was built in 1948, in Holland, having been commissioned by the Aveiro […]

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