Ria de Aveiro, Aveiro

Must see · Pier / Boardwalk · Water Body
The Aveiro Lagoon is one of the most important wetlands in Portugal where you can find, in average, more than 70 species of birds per day.

From the Atlantic coast, through the dunes, salt marsh and reed bed areas up to the first woods you will discover different habitats with a rich and varied birdlife that deserves attention of those who visit the area.

The Lagoon is a National Ecological Reserve and has the status of IBA (Important Bird Area),

providing the best conditions for the practice of Birdwatching with us.
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  • I grew up hearing about the "Ría de Aveiro", in the small town of Aveiro, commonly known as the little "Portuguese Venice". Along the Atlantic Coast, the "Ría de Aveiro" - a lagoon and a few shallow.....  more »
  • Stopped here for lunch after touring Conimbraga Roman ruins and took a gondola ride on the grand canal. Very colorful and lively area bordering the canal with numerous restaurants and shops. A great.....  more »
  • It is small but an amazing view Aveiro River. You can ride a Moliceiro a traditional boat....see the town and the amazing buildings. Also the places were there used to be salt, that is a great view.  more »
  • A little hidden, rather difficult access, but large beach with soft sand. Not too many visitors.
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  • Don't miss this beautiful town with fantastic beach and boardwalk for walking. Pristine. Colorful beach houses. Was there in September so summer was wound down but must be busy in high season
  • Been here 10 times. It is a beautiful place! Always extremely clean
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