Aveiro, known as the “Venice of Portugal”, is a city overlooked by the Ria, where the traditional moliceiros boats pass by, reflecting the history and culture of this charming region.In addition to its picturesque landscape, Aveiro is also a city that awakens the senses through its gastronomy. The ovos moles, true local delicacies, and the fresh flavours of the sea in the fish and seafood dishes are a real temptation.

Aveiro is also culture and tradition. Its museums and cultural centres tell the story of this region, while festivals and events throughout the year celebrate its roots and identity.
Aveiro, conhecida como a “Veneza de Portugal”, é uma cidade contemplada pela Ria, onde passam os tradicionais barcos moliceiros, refletindo a história e a cultura desta encantadora região. Além da sua paisagem pitoresca, Aveiro é também uma cidade que desperta os sentidos através da sua gastronomia. Os ovos moles, verdadeiras iguarias locais, e os sabores frescos do mar, presentes nos pratos de peixe e marisco, são uma verdadeira tentação.

Aveiro é também cultura e tradição. Os seus museus e centros culturais contam a história desta região, enquanto as festas e eventos ao longo do ano celebram as suas raízes e identidade.




  • Explore a charming city with centuries of history, where canals run between colourful buildings, creating a unique and picturesque atmosphere.
  • Admire the historical monuments that make up the city, from centuries-old churches to majestic palaces.
  • Relax in the city’s parks and gardens, or enjoy the panoramic views from the belvederes that reveal Aveiro’s beauty.
  • Discover the local culture through its events and celebrations throughout the year, which celebrate music, art and local tradition.
  • For sports enthusiasts, Aveiro offers a variety of outdoor activities, from boat trips along the canals to bike rides along the Atlantic coast.
  • Delight in the local gastronomy, which combines traditional flavours with maritime influences, offering a unique culinary experience.



Located on the banks of the picturesque Ria de Aveiro, the city of Aveiro is located in the centre of Portugal. With a history that goes back centuries, Aveiro is known as the “Venice of Portugal” due to its navigable canals, the city offers a unique experience of a moliceiro boat ride through its picturesque canals. Notable for its historical monuments, the Convento de Jesus and the Igreja da Misericórdia are just some of the examples of Aveiro’s religious and architectural heritage. In addition to its rich history, Aveiro is also a modern city with a vibrant cultural life. Music, art and gastronomy festivals enliven the city’s streets throughout the year, celebrating the region’s creativity and cultural diversity. Don’t miss out on the delicious ovos moles, a traditional sweet that is a real local delicacy.
What to see and do
How to get to the hotel


Rede Expressos bus lines 15 and 16 connect Porto Airport to the hotel - about 1h45min


Rent-A-Car: In the arrivals area of the airport you can hire a car through the rent-a-car companies. Another option is to book in advance.


From Porto Airport, you can use the Porto Campanha train station to get to Aveiro station. Trains depart regularly and take around 2 hours.

By Plane

Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (Porto) is about 90 kilometres from the hotel and the journey along the A1 takes about an hour. Leave the airport and follow the A20, A1 and A25 and take exit 4 on the A25. Take exit 66 onto the A1 and continue to exit 16 to merge onto the A25 in the direction of Aveiro. When you arrive in Aveiro, follow the signs to the city centre and enjoy all the wonders that this charming "Venice of Portugal" has to offer.

How to arrive by land

Urban Transport

Within the city, public urban transport is provided by buses.

Bus / Car

Road transport companies such as Rede Nacional de Expressos connect Aveiro to various locations in Europe. InterNorte makes journeys to almost all the main European cities.


Aveiro Train Station runs national and international connections.


in Aveiro