Aveiro - Central Canal

Aveiro - Central Canal

Dubbed 'The Venice of Portugal', Aveiro has a series of Canals running through its centre, most notably the Central Canal.

In this photograph you can see some moliceiros, the boats, reminiscent of the gondolas of Venice, they are actually ocean going fishing boats with sails


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Aveiro is a medium town of around 55,000 people that grew up around its thriving port. Established in Roman times, Aveiro was initially known as Aviarium, meaning, "a gathering place or preserve of birds". As you would expect of a...