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“Barra” Lighthouse

Rising majestically over the sea, this is the tallest lighthouse in Portugal and one of the tallest in Europe. It marks the site where the Aveiro Lagoon meets the sea.

“Ovos Moles” of Aveiro

To visit Aveiro without tasting ovos moles is a sin. This is a typical pastry in the area and comes from the ancient feminine convents in Aveiro.

Alta and University of Coimbra

The University of Coimbra, the uptown (“Alta”) and Sofia were classified by UNESCO as World Heritage sites. Coimbra becomes the 15th UNESCO World Heritage site in Portugal.


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Beach swimming pools of Castelo Branco

The inland city of Castelo Branco has swimming pools that resemble a sea!


Berlenga, Estelas and surrounding islands were classified Berlenga Natural Reserve on September 3rd 1981. Located 5,7 miles away from Cape Carvoeiro, the archipelago of Berlengas consists of 3 island groups: Berlenga Grande, and nearby reefs, Estelas and Farilhões-Forcadas, all of them geologically different.

Biological Park of Lousã Mountain

Have you ever imagined a place where you could get lost in a fruit tree labyrinth? Or where you could see horses, donkeys, wild boars, goats, rabbits, badgers, deer and many other animals? Come to the Biological Park of Serra da Lousã that has a lot to offer you: a learning farm, a wild life park, a rose park and much more!

BioRia Estarreja

The ria of Aveiro is the ideal spot for birdwatching activities, as well as a privileged destination for birdwatchers worldwide due to the excellence of its natural habitats for protected species, such as the purple heron (Ardea purpurea).  BioRia, a project developed and consolidated by the City Hall of Estarreja, offers several walking and cycling trails, revealing the highly rich natural heritage of the region.

Buçaco Woods

At the far end of Bussaco Mountain, where the highest range is 547 meters high, you’ll find Bussaco Woods, surrounded by a high wall with eleven entrance doors.

Buddha Eden Garden

Join us for a visit of the Quinta dos Loridos, where the impressive Buddha Eden – the largest oriental garden in Europe, can be found. The oriental garden with around 35 hectares of land was created as a reaction to the destruction of the Buddhas of Banyan, in which one of the greatest acts of cultural

BUGA – Free Use Bikes in Aveiro

Just like Paris or Amsterdam, visiting Aveiro can be healthy, ecological and economical, in addition to being fun. All you need is a BUGA, a Free Use Bike in Aveiro, made available by the municipality.

Caramulo Museum

Founded in the 1950s by brothers Abel and João Lacerda, this museum is divided into two buildings, one dedicated to art and the other to old cars.

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