Collected by Aimee Aneiro
Costa Nova do Prado, 3830-451 Gafanha da Encarnação, Portugal
Costa Nova is a beach resort in the Aveiro district in Portugal. It is famous for its multi-colored candy-striped beach houses lining the main promenade. When you leave the city of Aveiro, go over the bridge to the beaches and at the end of the...
Largo do Farol, 3830-753 Praia da Barra , Aveiro, Portugal
Each time I see the Barra or Aveiro Light on the Barra Beach, I marvel at its beauty and strength. The lighthouse is located on a barrier beach on its Atlantic side where Atlantic storms are frequent and powerful. The light is an active light and...
These colorful fishing boats are moored in the Ria da Aveiro at Costa Nova, Aveiro. The Costa Nova is a seashore town. There are many little souvenir shops, good restaurants offering very fresh seafood and fish. People go there for the eels and...
R. Domingos Carrancho 4, 3800-106 Aveiro, Portugal
Aveiro, Portugal offers a regional sweet treat called Ovos Moles. Local history tells us that in the 19th century, the nuns in the convents used the egg whites to iron their habits and were left with the yolks. So the sisters created a sweet using...
The city of Aveiro enchants me! The palm trees, canals, moliceiros ( fishing boats), and the Art Nouveau architecture are very beautiful and so colorful. Many of the homes in the area of the canals in the center of the city are brightly colored...
3810-119, R. Dr. Barbosa de Magalhães 10, 3800-105 Aveiro, Portugal
Art Nouveau was popular in Portugal in the early 1900's especially in Lisbon, Oporto,and Aveiro. Aveiro has a museum that celebrates the Art Nouveau design. The museum of Art Nouveau in Aveiro is located the Casa Major Pessoa (1909). The building...
When I visit Aveiro, I love to wander around the city. I especially love the canals and their alleys.I get to see the different moliceiros (boats), the fish market, the fishermen, tourists, and the many restaurants. There are several very good...
R. dos Mercadores 24, 3800-225 Aveiro, Portugal
The Troncalhada salina (salt pans) in Aveiro, Portugal is one of the salt pans that still operates in the area. The works are well run and fascinating. You can watch the worker as he scrapes the drying salt with his tools. He gathers it into a...
In the ancient city of Aveiro there are so many tourist sites and activities to experience. You can try the city's famous desert, ovos moles, a sweet egg confection. How about trying one of their great restaurants serving many seafood choices?...
R. do Dr. João de Moura 2, 3800 Aveiro, Portugal
Even if you don't travel to Aveiro by train, don't miss a visit to the old train station. Its facade is covered with blue Portuguese tiles, (azulejos) telling a story of an everyday life in ancient times. The new train station is located near by...
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