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

Third Quarter Moon
Partly Cloudy
35760
06h54
Sunrise
20h19
Sunset
Sex
15 - 22
Sáb
13 - 22
Dom
16 - 24
Seg
16 - 22
Ter
15 - 22
22
ºC
Air Temperature
NW
19
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
73
%
Relative Humidity
1014
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
14%
Flood Tide
05h24
to High Tide
14
15:56
Low Tide
22:15
High Tide
17
ºC
Water Temperature
NW
Wave Direction
1.0
m
Wave Medium Height
5.3
s
Wave Medium Period

45%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

40%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

37%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

34%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,68 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

29%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

24%
1,28 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

21%
2,82 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

19%
1,17 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

16%
2,82 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

14%
1,10 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

10%
0,91 m
3 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

7%
0,87 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,32 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

4%
0,63 m
2.1 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Francelos Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
6048000
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 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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