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Aveiro Half-Day Tour from Porto Including Moliceiro River Cruise

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    What to Expect
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: City Sightseeing Aveiro, Aveiro 3800-273 Portugal

    Discover Aveiro known as the portuguese venice with a large influence of the estuary (ria) and a network of channels.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Aveiro Portugal

    Panoramic cruise in the Moliceiro boats which are typical from Aveiro and unique in the world.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Praia da Costa Nova, Costa Nova do Prado Gafanha da Encarnação, Ilhavo 3830 Portugal

    See the famous haystacks of Costa Nova. These traditional structures were used by fishermen to store their fishing materials and have also been used as beach houses throughout the years. Built near the beach, they welcome the sea with their façades painted in bright coloured stripes.

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Porto, Porto, Porto District, Northern Portugal
    2: Living Tours, R. de Mouzinho da Silveira 352/354, 4050-418 Porto, Portugal

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from your hotel in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia cty centre.

    In case of tour only the hotel pick up is not included and you need to go to the meeting point at Living Tours - Tourist Service located at Rua Mouzinho da Silvira, 352 - 4050 Porto, next to São Bento Train station.
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • River cruise in the traditonal "Moliceiro boat" : unique in the world
    • Private transportation for the group
    • Entry/Admission - Aveiro
    • Food and drinks
    • Personal expenses
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • The cruise is under the responsibility of the cruise operator (subject to weather and navigation conditions
    • Usually our tours run in one language but there are cases of one extras language or more.
    • Tours run in samll groups between 8 and 30 people
    • Duration: the hours of duration are approximate hours, The Tour is subject to local traffic, visit schedules, etc
    • Pick up: Free of charge in central Oporto and Vila Nova de Gaia hotels. For private and other types of accommodation the meeting point is at LIVING TOURS PORTO (Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 352/354 Porto) - next to São Bento train station, Porto
    • Reservation is mandatory and requires na emai request/confirmation. Bookings must be confirmed at least 48 hours befor the date of the servisse. Cancellations within 48 hours or less will be fully charged.
    • All tours depart from Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia
    • The services included in the tours/wine estate visits, restaurants, etc) are subject to 3rd party availability and may change without prior notice.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I chose this day trip because I had an awkward time before my train to the next city and already spent a few days in Porto. Which, it was a good trip for! However, this tour did not provide much except picture opportunities. My tour guide was awesome, giving facts of Porto and
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    We had high expectations of the river cruise and left disappointed. It is in a very busy area with major roadways and wasn’t all that enjoyable. No time to experience anything but the cruise. We saw the beach, which was amazing, but no time to spend. We walked through the
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    The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable about the area. My friends and I were underwhelemed by the river cruise. Photos at the beach with the painted fishermen houses were nice. Overall it was ok at best.
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    Response from LivingTours, Gestor de Front Office at Aveiro Half-Day Tour from Porto Including Moliceiro River Cruise
    Responded 2 days ago
    Good afternoon from Living Tours, Thank you very much for your review about our Aveiro Tour withe Moliceiro cruise. We are happy to know that you have enjoyed. Warmest regards Living Tours Team
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    Frankly, of the 6 tours I took while in Portugal (including 4 from Porto) this was the worst one. You’d do better just taking a train from Porto to Aviero…at least that way you’ll have time to see a little of the city. We were rushed. After spending 30 minutes walking around the
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    Response from LivingTours, Gestor de Front Office at Aveiro Half-Day Tour from Porto Including Moliceiro River Cruise
    Responded Aug. 2, 2019
    Good afternoon from Living Tours, First of all we would like to thank you your time giving your feedback about the tour to Aveiro. We are very sorry to hear that the tour didn´t go trought your expetations. This is not the kind of reviews we used to receive so we will talk with the guide to see hat happen on that day so this kind of situation won´t happen again. Our appologies. Best regards Living Tours Team
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    A very pleasant , knowledgeable guide with exceptional English. The cream cake shop had quite some wow factor and the Costa Nova very quaint
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    Response from LivingTours, Gestor de Front Office at Aveiro Half-Day Tour from Porto Including Moliceiro River Cruise
    Responded Aug. 1, 2019
    Good afternoon from Living Tours, Thank you very much for sharing your review. Best regards Living Tours Team
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