Aguda Coastal Station

The Estação Litoral da Aguda (Aguda Coastal Station) is a space dedicated to local marine plants and animals, related with artisan fishing.

 The building has three sections:

  • Fishing Museum – focussing on the equipment and the traditional art of artisan fishing down over the years, memories of fishermen and the people's daily lives, including a scale model of the Aguda beach fleet in the 1980s;
  • Aquarium – has 15 tanks holding between 1,200 and 6,700 litres, inhabited by more than 1,000 individuals from 60 species that represent the aquatic life that is characteristic of Aguda beach;
  • Education and Research Department in the fields of marine ecology and biology, fish farming and fishing.

The Estação Litoral da Aguda is beside Aguda beach (Vila Nova de Gaia), about 5 minutes on foot from Aguda train stop so the use of the Oporto urban trains is recommended for this visit.

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CP Services: Porto urban trains

Special train + Estação Litoral da Aguda ticket

Special train ticket

  • We offer special conditions for group travel.
  • Return trip from any Oporto urban train station to Aguda: €2.00, for each member of the group;
  • Unguided visit, guided visit or Estação Litoral da Aguda programme;
  • Offer of one free return journey and visit or activity for an adult for every 10 minors in the group;
  • Product available for groups of 15 to 50 ;
  • The journeys can be made working days (except between 7:00 and 9:30 and between 17:00 and 19:00) or on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays at any time;
  • Journeys must be booked in advance with the CP Porto group service;

These discounts only apply to scheduled urban services

Estação Litoral da Aguda admission prices

Programme Segment Price Comments
Unguided visit Children up to 12 (inclusive) €1.00  
Adults €1.50  
Guided visit

Groups of 15 to 50 individuals (to be added to the unguided price)

€15.00 Half-hour session

'Contos do Mar' and 'Turma do Mar' Programmes

Per group member €2.50 Includes unguided visit to the  Fishing Museum and the Aquarium

These products are paid for at an Oporto urban train service ticket office.