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Aveiro and Paiva Walkways Trip
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Aveiro and Paiva Walkways Trip

6 reviews | 83 travellers
Thanks to Norberto we enjoyed our last day in Porto with a very varied and unconventional tour. The tour was amazing, but the best part was sharing it with Marta and Dylan, some improvised travel companions who together with Norberto made a great tour an unforgettable day.
10 Sergio Real
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
US$ 116.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Hike through a spectacular valley and discover one of Portugal's most charming cities with this trip to the Paiva Walkways and Aveiro, departing from Porto.

The wooden walkways of Paiva
The canals of Aveiro
A canal bridge in Aveiro
Traditional houses in Costa Nova
Traditional portuguese food
Hiking in Paiva
A boat trip in a traditional moliceiro

Aveiro and Paiva Walkways Trip

We'll pick you up from your hotel at 8 am from your hotel or at the Praça da Liberdade square in Porto, as you prefer, and we'll take a 1 hour trip to the Passadiços do Paiva Trailhead.

Once at our destination, we'll start a wonderful 3 hour walk along these wooden walkways. We'll find ourselves in the middle of stunning nature, and the surroundings of the Paiva River, as we make our way through the Arouca Geopark.

Did you know that Arouca is home to the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world? If you wish, you can walk the 516 Arouca Bridge on your own.

Afterwards, we'll hop on the minibus and drive to Arouca, where we'll enjoy a delicious traditional meal. You'll have a choice of different dishes, such as the woodfire grilled steak.

Having regained our strength, we'll be on our way to Aveiro, the Venice of Portugal. There we'll see the magnificent Republic Square with its elegant 18th century Town Hall and we'll pass in front of amazing Art Nouveau constructions such as the Casa do Major Pessoa and the Ergovisão building. We'll also try some ovos moles, the famous Portuguese candied eggs.

After discovering the history of Aveiro, we'll board a traditional moliceiro boat for a brilliant 45-minute trip along the city's canals, with unique views of the colourful streets!

The trip will end by returning to Porto and on the way, we'll make a short stop to admire the famous striped houses of Costa Nova. This is a great opportunity to take a souvenir photo of your trip!

After this, our tour concludes back at your hotel at 6 pm.

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Adults Children from 6 to 12 years old Children under 6
Tour in English
US$ 116.20
US$ 71.10
not permitted

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 116.20
  • Children from 6 to 12 years old

    US$ 71.10
  • Children under 6

    not permitted

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 4 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.


Pick up and drop off at your hotel.

Transport by minibus.

English speaking guide.

Entry to the Paiva Passages.

Boat trip in Aveiro.


Mineral water.

Tasting of candied eggs.

Not included

Entry to 516 Arouca suspension bridge.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 116.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.