Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

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Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

1/4 Queijo Castle or São Francisco Xavier do Queijo Fort.

North of Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

2/4 Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach. Far, the Leixões Port.

Rocks at Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

3/4 Rocks by the sea at Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach.

Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

4/4 Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach, perspective from the rocks at seaside.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Crescent Moon
Sunny
23100
06h43
Sunrise
20h34
Sunset
Qua
12 - 24
Qui
12 - 22
Sex
14 - 21
Sáb
14 - 21
Dom
16 - 22
23
ºC
Air Temperature
NW
14
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
61
%
Relative Humidity
1010
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
65%
Ebb Tide
04h04
to Low Tide
65
17:13
Low Tide
10:55
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

36%
1,43 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

34%
2,55 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

31%
1,48 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,54 m
8.3 ft
High Tide

26%
1,41 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

24%
2,64 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

22%
1,37 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

18%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

16%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

14%
1,19 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

12%
2,78 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

10%
1,14 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

7%
0,96 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

5%
2,97 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

4%
0,94 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

3%
3,25 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach?

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 Porto.

Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach got this name because the 1 was erected here. The castle was called like this because was built on a rock resembling a round cheese.
This beach has a bit extensive sand, marked by many rocks along the seaside.
Further north, empties piped the Ribeira do Aldoar2.
The access is done via Praça de Gonçalves Zarco3.

References

  1. Queijo Castle, also known as São Francisco Xavier do Queijo Fort
  2. Aldoar Stream
  3. Gonçalves Zarco Square

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.167315º
Lon. -8.689706º
N 41º 10.0389'
W 8º 41.38236'
N 41º 10' 2.33"
W 8º 41' 22.94"
Parish Nevogilde
County Porto
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Leixões
Protected Area
Bathing Water Castelo do Queijo
Coastal Unit Cabo de Santo André - Foz do Douro (N)
Coastal Region Costa Verde

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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