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Experiences to

de-stress after work

Throughout the year, the Aveiro region offers several pleasant activities to enjoy the last rays of sunshine at the end of the day, de-stress and finish the day in a relaxed way. 

Have you finished your workday and want to de-stress and have a unique experience?

Come and explore the sounds, colours, wisdom, and flavours of the Aveiro region all year round.

Throughout the territory of the Aveiro region, you have a multitude of sounds, colours, wisdom, and flavours to explore all year round. Embark on this incredible experience, delight yourself with the gastronomic delicacies and wines we offer, learn the history of our traditions and customs, and learn and experiment with artisanal know-how. Join us on this sensory journey and end the day in a light and relaxed way.

Visita Guiada a Produção de Pão de Ló de Ovar | Riv'arte | produtos locais | dicas

Pão de Ló de Ovar Production Tour


Assistir à Arte Xávega ao vivo | Riv'arte | Art Xavega

Watch Art Xávega live

Murtosa e Vagos

Pássaro de Seda | Ria viv'Arte | Pássaro de Seda Atelier

Pássaro de Seda Atelier – Maria João Cravo


Rua do Azulejo | Ria Viv'Arte | Tiles' Street

Tiles’ Street Experience


Museu de Etnomúsica da Bairrada | Ria viv'Arte | Ethnomusic Museum of Bairrada

Ethnomusic Museum of Bairrada

Oliveira do Bairro

Museu Marítimo de Ílhavo | Riv'arte | Maritime Museum of Ílhavo

Maritime Museum of Ílhavo


Bugas | Ria viv'Arte

“Buga” bike tour, in Aveiro


Espaço Bairrada da Curia - Bairrada Space from Curia | Ria viv'arte

Bairrada Space from Curia


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    Relax, adventure, experience, and taste the best the Aveiro region offers you.

    9 municipalities, one single region

    1 hour from Porto and about 2 hours from Lisbon, the Aveiro Region is composed of 9 municipalities: Albergaria-a-Velha, Anadia, Aveiro, Estarreja, Ílhavo, Murtosa, Oliveira do Bairro, Ovar, and Vagos. It is a unique and charming region where the Ria de Aveiro plays an outstanding role due to its biodiversity and everything associated with it, from gastronomy and regional traditions to arts and crafts, passed from generation to generation.

    The Aveiro region combines urban centres full of life with immense architectural beauty, stunning landscapes, abundant natural resources and 50 km of coastline. With a wide tourist offer, bathing, nature, and thermal tourism are the most sought-after attractions.

    Traditions that last through time

    Rich in traditions linked to the Ria de Aveiro – from “Xávega” art to naval construction – an architectural heritage where the tiles, the baroque and art nouveau stand out, an unmistakable regional gastronomy and confectionery, a diverse natural landscape and several excellent cultural facilities, the Aveiro region is welcoming and hospitable.

    Let yourself be charmed by the local culture, traditions, and regional arts and crafts, taste the delicious gastronomy, and discover the architectural heritage of the 9 municipalities. The Aveiro region is ideal for those seeking natural beauty, history, and culture. Lose yourself in the charms of the Aveiro region by discovering all its corners.