Arouca is close to many of Aveiro’s well-known sights. Among the most interesting places to see are the fascinating Arouca Convent and the incredible Jardim de Torrao Park. Two other recommended attractions that are nearby Arouca are the Saint Vincente Inatel Chapel and the Termas Gardens.
There are many great sights to enjoy in and around Arouca. Be sure to allow enough time to see them all. To learn about the role of faith in Aveiro, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as the Paco da Sousa Church in Penafiel. Aveiro features some fascinating relics from yesteryear; begin your local history tour at the Santa Maria da Feira Castle in Santa Maria da Feira.
Dragao Stadium, Porto is a great place to catch a game of soccer, and to see local heroes, the FC Porto, in action. On game days the stadium is filled with blue and white, as soccer fans come together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
When it’s time to slow down after a busy day discovering the charms of Arouca, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Ibis Porto Sul Europarque, Santa Maria da Feira, the Hotel São João da Madeira, Sao Joao da Madeira, and the Eurostars Rio Douro Hotel & Spa, Castelo de Paiva.