Praia de Paçô Beach

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Entrance, Praia de Paçô Beach

1/8 Entrance to Praia de Paçô Beach.

Walkway at Praia de Paçô Beach

2/8 Access walkway to the sand at Praia de Paçô Beach.

Praia de Paçô Beach

3/8 Praia de Paçô Beach.

Granite at Praia de Paçô Beach

4/8 Granite outcrop at Praia de Paçô Beach.

North of Praia de Paçô Beach

5/8 Praia de Paçô Beach, north view.

Paçô Fort

6/8 Montedor Fort or Paçô Fort.

Montedor Fort

7/8 Entrance of the Montedor Fort.

Houses at Praia de Paçô Beach

8/8 Praia de Paçô Beach, granite houses on the dune system.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Mostly Cloudy
23820
06h01
Sunrise
21h08
Sunset
Seg
11 - 20
Ter
13 - 23
Qua
14 - 23
Qui
14 - 24
Sex
15 - 22
17
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
22
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
71
%
Relative Humidity
1014
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
16%
Flood Tide
05h17
to High Tide
16
11:39
Low Tide
17:56
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

8%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

10%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

13%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

15%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

17%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

18%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

21%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

23%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

25%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

27%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

29%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

34%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

37%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

39%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

44%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

50%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

56%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

61%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

67%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

72%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

77%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

80%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

82%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

87%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

94%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

97%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Paçô Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
1468800
days for the end 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 Viana do Castelo.

Praia de Paçô Beach, also known as Praia do Forte Beach, arises on the shore between granite outcrops. It features a very extensive sand stretch which becomes broader in the central area and is bounded at the ends by rock formations.
The Fortim de Montedor1 or Forte de Paçô2, classified as Public Interest Real Estate since January 24th of 1967, completes the landscape.
In front of the parking lot there is a set of ancient dwellings made of granite.
This beach holds the since its implementation at European level in 1987.

References

  1. Montedor Fort
  2. Paçô Fort

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Paçô Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.758723º
Lon. -8.877218º
N 41º 45.52338'
W 8º 52.63308'
N 41º 45' 31.4"
W 8º 52' 37.98"
Parish Carreço
County Viana do Castelo
District Viana do Castelo
Region Minho
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Viana do Castelo
Protected Area
Bathing Water Paçô
Coastal Unit Foz do Rio Minho - Foz do Rio Lima (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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  1. 10
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    Muito agradável
    Ricardo Campos 2020-09-03 16:23
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    Ricardo Campos 2020-09-03 16:23