Trofa is near a diverse collection of Aveiro’s attractions. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the fascinating Igreja de Ois da Ribeira and the much-loved Monument to the Emigrants. Two other popular spots you’ll find close by Trofa are the Igreja de Fermentelos and Barra Beach.
If the sun is out, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Inhale the salty air, throw a ball and catch some sunshine at nearby the Costa Nova Beach, the Sao Jacinto Beach and Torreira Beach in Torreira. To catch a glimpse of the nearby wilderness drive out to the National Forest of Bussaco in Mealhada.
While you are in and around Trofa, be sure to visit the Praca da Republica. Learn about history at the Palacio do Bucaco in Mealhada.
Spend an afternoon with fellow soccer lovers at Estadio Municipal de Aveiro, cheering on local legends, the S.C. Beira-Mar. On weekends the stadium overflows with yellow and black, as soccer fans join together to support their home-grown heroes.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Bussaco Palace Hotel, Mealhada, the Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, and the popular Curia Palace Hotel, Spa & Golf, Anadia.