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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“ Com zona de restauração e vários cinemas. Shoping center with food area and multiplex cinemas. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Museum
“The actual Museum of Aveiro is installed into the Old Convent of Jesus of the Dominican Female Community and this sins. It is one of the oldest Convents in the city of Aveiro, it remains from the 15th century. Now it is a museum of Religious Arts. The entrance price is 5 €”
  • 19 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Our favourite place to go when we go to the beach. Often quiet. Long sandy beaches. Plenty of restaurants, cafes, and souvenir shops. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Theatre
“A sala de espectáculos da cidade de Aveiro, com programação regular de teatro, música e dança.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Nature reserve for preservation of native species. Best access is the direct boat to São Jacinto, although it may be reached by car as well (1h from Aveiro) ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The Aveiro Lagoon is a mere geographical feature of Portugal. This 45-kilometer-long lagoon stands as one of Europe's last remaining untouched coastal marshland. It is also a haven for numerous bird species. The locals call this rich lagoon Ria de Aveiro”
  • 15 locals recommend
Route
“Several Bares and music places where its possibleto have a drink and enjoy the music. Different type of bares from the quiet ones - to sit and have a talk and drink - until the busy and noisy ones”
  • 17 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Stores, restaurants and Cinemas - Shooping Center close to one of the Ria (lagoon) de Aveiro channels”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“In the Maritime Museum there is Yoga, Nautimodelism and Visits to Bolina ... Very good reasons to be allowed to navigate these waters.”
  • 11 locals recommend
City
“Costa Nova Beach is simply stunning. In addition to the beach, Costa Nova backs onto a lagoon, which is framed with extraordinary stripped houses (Palheiros).”
  • 20 locals recommend
University
“One of the biggest university campus in Portugal with architecture from some of the biggest architects in Portugal.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“good for hikings and being in contact with nature. there's a little lake with ducks.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pizzaria cujas especialidades são as pizzas de massa fina, crepes salgados e doces. Pizzeria with thin-crust pizzas, sweet and savory crepes specialties.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Aveiro is a great city to visit cicling! And you can take your kids with you because the free bikes at 'Loja BUGA' have chairs for kids!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Take a walk thought the "paredão" - 1 Km of breakwater / seawall nd the beach walkways. Try to climb (by stairs) the Barra lighthouse”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“Museu de Arte Nova (Art Nouveau Museum) is the coolest new stop on the Portugal cultural scene. The museum resides in the Casa Major Pessoa, one of the most architecturally admired buildings in the city.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Pizzaria cujas especialidades são as pizzas de massa fina, crepes salgados e doces. Pizzeria with thin-crust pizzas, sweet and savory crepes specialties.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“especialistas no peixe fresco e nos mariscos, não esquecendo a típica Caldeirada de Enguias.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“ Restaurante cujas especialidades são peixe e marisco. Restaurant with fish and seafood specialties.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Uma das minhas recomendações para comer bom peixe. Fica mesmo por cima do Mercado do Peixe e assim se chama”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ Restaurante cujas especialidades são peixe e marisco. Restaurant with fish and seafood specialties.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For a fine dining experience try Salpoente, this is arguably the best meal in town with delicious seafood dishes beautifully presented. Expensive meals (from 80 euros to 100 euros for a couple) ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“good and CHEAP portuguese food, just next to the theatre. if closed, you can find other good ones in same street, such as Adriano or Barril. Note: prices on the menu are usually doses for 2 (or 3!) ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurante cuja especialidade é cozinha Portuguesa. Restaurant with Portuguese cuisine specialty.”
  • 7 locals recommend

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