Praia da Franquia Beach

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Sand of Praia da Franquia Beach

1/6 Central part of the sand at Praia da Franquia Beach.

Bar, Praia da Franquia Beach

2/6 Bar of Praia da Franquia Beach.

East at Praia da Franquia Beach

3/6 East part at Praia da Franquia Beach and dwellings of Vila Nova de Milfontes on the cliff top.

West at Praia da Franquia Beach

4/6 West perspective at Praia da Franquia Beach.

Praia da Franquia Beach

5/6 Praia da Franquia Beach, aerial perspective.

Praia da Franquia Beach on the north margin

6/6 Praia da Franquia Beach, view from the south margin of the Mira River.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Crescent Moon
Clear
14160
06h13
Sunrise
20h55
Sunset
Seg
12 - 27
Ter
13 - 26
Qua
13 - 24
Qui
13 - 22
Sex
14 - 21
20
ºC
Air Temperature
WNW
11
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
60
%
Relative Humidity
1009
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
98%
Ebb Tide
06h16
to Low Tide
98
16:26
Low Tide
10:00
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

33%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

28%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

23%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

21%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

18%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

14%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

10%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

7%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

4%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

3%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

2%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

2%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

2%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

4%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

6%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

10%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

14%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

18%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

23%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

28%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

30%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

33%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Franquia Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
6483600
days for the start of bathing season

It's an Oceanic Beach in the northern hemisphere bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, located on the coast of Portugal - Iberian Peninsula - in the municipality of Odemira.

Praia da Franquia Beach or Praia de Vila Nova de Milfontes Beach, as a very long sand during low tide. However, when the tide is high, its area gets nearly reduced to half.
The beach is located in the sea front of town and belongs to the 1 mouth by the north side.
The waters are extremely calm, due to the protection of the river mouth.
This beach is very crowded by families and water sports lovers.

References

  1. Mira River

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Franquia Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.722386º
Lon. -8.787632º
N 37º 43.34316'
W 8º 47.25792'
N 37º 43' 20.59"
W 8º 47' 15.48"
Parish Vila Nova de Milfontes
County Odemira
District Beja
Region Baixo Alentejo
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Sines
Protected Area Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina
Bathing Water Franquia
Coastal Unit Pedra da Foz (Vila Nova de Milfontes) - Cabo Sardão
Coastal Region Costa Vicentina

Awards

Award 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Handicapped-Accessible Beach
Zero Polution

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