Estacao Litoral da Aguda, Vila Nova de Gaia

4.4
#5 of 7 in Museums in Vila Nova de Gaia
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Three attractions under one roof, Estacao Litoral da Aguda includes a fishery museum displaying ancient and modern tools, an aquarium exhibiting the area's aquatic plant and animal life, and a department of research and education dedicated to marine ecology and aquaculture. It's an ideal venue for an educational visit, but if you're looking to combine a bit of fun with learning, you can host a birthday party for your kids at this center. Check the website for details, and call or e-mail in advance to schedule your kid-friendly special day. To visit Estacao Litoral da Aguda and get the most from your holiday in Vila Nova de Gaia, create itinerary details personal to you using our Vila Nova de Gaia trip planner.
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  • Aguda is worth visiting, perhaps less for the aquarium than hanging out with the docked fishing boats in the bay, having a drink around the locals (everyone seems to converge on the beach around...  more »
  • We found the village of Aguda to be the most welcoming of places with friendly inhabitants, good restaurants and great sandy beaches. There is a boardwalk at the back of the beach that extends for...  more »
  • I was expecting for something better. Far away, without transportation and few information. Then you find a classroom and a few aquariums with local fishes.  more »
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  • Very beautiful beach between Vila Nova de Gaia and Espinho.
  • Clean and not too busy, toilets and restaurants near by.
  • Great place to visit to see different local marine species. Lovely coffee shop
  • Great place to see the local sea fauna, it's very well kept and the staff is very nice. They also do special tours and environmental education for schools.
  • PERFECT

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