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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Church
“Take a long leisurely walk or bike ride down to Mira Mar and check out the chapel on the beach. You can also catch a train to Mira Mar (from the Coimbroes or Devesas stations) and then it is about 15 minute walk to the chapel. There are some wonder restaurants along beach so make a day of it.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great atmosphere and great Italian food. It is advisable to book in advance.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Nature
“Golf Club with 18 holes, close to the beach and 200 mts from Roses Village. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“It offers a good selection on the menu including meat, fish and sushi. Walking distance from Miramar Studio, this restaurant is right at the sea front so you can appreciate the view.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ Amazing seaside location. Has indoor and outdoor seating. Great service, amazing food and fresh fish. Excellent value for money.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Sublocality
“One of my favourite beaches among the many around Porto. The Senhor da Pedra church used to be a pagan altar and gets surrounded by water when the tide comes up. It's beautiful and full of power! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Aquarium
“A ELA (Estação Litoral da Aguda) está localizada na praia da Aguda, uma pequena aldeia piscatória na costa atlântica do norte de Portugal. O edifício tem três vertentes: Museu das Pescas; Aquário que mostra a fauna e a flora aquáticas locais; Departamento de Educação e Investigação. ELA (Aguda Litoral Station) is located at the Aguda beach, a small fishing town in the atlantic coast of Portugal. The Building has three different interest points: the Fishing Museum, the Aquarium (displaying some of the local aquatic fauna and flora) and an Education and Research Department. Morada/Adress: Rua Alfredo Dias, Praia da Aguda, Arcozelo, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal. Tel: +351 227 536 360”
  • 8 locals recommend
Medical Center
“ Aguda beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Vila Nova de Gaia coastline. It preserves a traditional ambiance, mixing fishermen, local inhabitants and a faithful legion of summer holiday sunbathers. You can reach this beach by road, train or by the cycle path that connects Cabedelo (Foz do Douro) to São Félix da Marinha (Espinho).”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pool
“My fave outdoor pool near the ocean, get there early to avoid disappointment ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Route
“the famous historical Chapel on the rocks and the park are a very pleasant destination for Portuguese tourists”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Se gosta de praia, Gaia tem muitas, escolha um dos bares de praia, dê um passeio a pé ou de bicicleta do 16 km de ciclovia e passadiços. no verão há transportes gratuitos desde o Porto para as praias!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Great beach, good for children, always fresh fish in the market, a lot of coffees, and restaurants. Small comunnity of artesanal fishing , where you see the boats leaving and arriving from the sea.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Beach
“Cross the bridge south to the other side of the Douro River, and go to one of the best beaches in the north of Portugal. Look for the small chapel in the middle of the beach...”
  • 5 locals recommend
Golf Course
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“Go for tapas, high quality beer or a glass of wine.. and enjoy the view... don´t forget to try the Mojito”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excelente comida casera a precios realmente buenos. Cantidades abundantes. Esta a 5 minutos caminando de casa, cerca de la capilla de Sr. da Pedra. También hay la opción take-away y traer la comida para casa.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“Great atmosphere and great Italian food. It is advisable to book in advance.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“It offers a good selection on the menu including meat, fish and sushi. Walking distance from Miramar Studio, this restaurant is right at the sea front so you can appreciate the view.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ Amazing seaside location. Has indoor and outdoor seating. Great service, amazing food and fresh fish. Excellent value for money.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excelente comida casera a precios realmente buenos. Cantidades abundantes. Esta a 5 minutos caminando de casa, cerca de la capilla de Sr. da Pedra. También hay la opción take-away y traer la comida para casa.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gym
“Selected ambient, nice service and great food. Fresh fish and delicious deserts. At 2 minutes walking from Roses Village.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Este restaurante é muito tranquilo e tem o melhor arroz de marisco que alguma vez já comi, além do peixe fresco todos os dias não deixem de visitar!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
“Aqui podem desfrutar de uma maravilhosa vista sobre o mar e apreciar o melhor rodízio de picanha da zona!”
  • 1 local recommends

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