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Aveiro 3800-200, Portugal
+351 969 008 687
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Lovely sail on the canal

Enjoyed the tour of the canal - great guide - speaking 4 languages! Very relaxing and informative... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Kathryn N
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great trip

The tour is close to my house I think its 7 or more or less per person euro As a qualified boat... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Mark peter ribo... E
Aveiro, Portugal
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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 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.

Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed 9 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

Thank Mark peter ribo... E
Reviewed 25 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

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.

1  Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed 27 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

1  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.

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

Thank Karin J
Reviewed 22 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.

Thank RuiMorgado
Reviewed 20 April 2017

You go back and fort a few times, seeing the same places again, and the only beautiful part is were you started!

Thank Jurgen B
VivaaRia, Proprietário at Viva A Ria, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Do not understand. Viva a Ria The Team

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The boat trip on the channel is waste of time. You only sail in a very small area in some closed channels. This means that they turn the boat around 3 times, sailing the same route back. Take a walk instead in this beautiful town....More

1  Thank Lars G
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