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 Gibbous Moon
Cloudy
9960
06h19
Sunrise
21h02
Sunset
Sex
16 - 23
Sáb
13 - 25
Dom
15 - 25
Seg
16 - 22
Ter
15 - 22
19
ºC
Air Temperature
N
7
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
93
%
Relative Humidity
1008
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
46%
Ebb Tide
02h42
to Low Tide
46
11:48
Low Tide
05:52
High Tide
14.3
ºC
Water Temperature
NW
Wave Direction
0.71
m
Wave Medium Height
5.7
s
Wave Medium Period

90%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

89%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,23 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

85%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

84%
2,93 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

82%
1,00 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

80%
3,14 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

78%
0,95 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

76%
2,85 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

74%
1,10 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

71%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

69%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

67%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

65%
1,21 m
4 ft
Low Tide

62%
2,90 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

60%
1,15 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

57%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

55%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low 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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