Praia de Francelos Beach

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Walkway at Praia de Francelos Beach

1/5 Long walkway on the dunes at Praia de Francelos Beach.

The Canelas Stream

2/5 Bed of the Canelas Stream.

North of Praia de Francelos Beach

3/5 Praia de Francelos Beach, north perspective.

South of Praia de Francelos Beach

4/5 South view of Praia de Francelos Beach.

Bar at Praia de Francelos Beach

5/5 Bar of Praia de Francelos Beach, view from the seaside.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Showers
12240
17h46
Sunset
07h50
Sunrise
Ter
11 - 14
Qua
13 - 15
Qui
13 - 15
Sex
13 - 17
Sáb
14 - 16
13
ºC
Air Temperature
SW
20
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
100
%
Relative Humidity
1018
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
33%
Ebb Tide
02h00
to Low Tide
33
23:11
Low Tide
17:12
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

10%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

12%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

13%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

15%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

17%
3,24 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

19%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,94 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

22%
0,99 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

24%
3,11 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

27%
0,99 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

31%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

33%
2,96 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

36%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

38%
2,71 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

40%
1,27 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

43%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

45%
1,26 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

48%
2,61 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Francelos Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
11667600
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 Vila Nova de Gaia.

Praia de Francelos Beach exhibits a larger dune system than its own sand.
Known for having healing properties, these sea waters attract people from various places for this reason.
The beach is bounded south by the Ribeira de Canelas1 mouth that due to its remarkable flow quite beautifies the landscape.

References

  1. Canelas Stream

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Francelos Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.079715º
Lon. -8.656675º
N 41º 4.7829'
W 8º 39.4005'
N 41º 4' 46.97"
W 8º 39' 24.03"
Parish Gulpilhares
County Vila Nova de Gaia
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto do Douro
Protected Area Reserva Natural Local do Estuário do Douro
Bathing Water Francelos
Coastal Unit Foz do Douro (N) - Espinho (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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