Praia de Francemar Beach

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Entrance of Praia de Francemar Beach

1/4 Entrance to Praia de Francemar Beach, near the pedestrian seaside road with bicycle lane.

Access to Praia de Francemar Beach

2/4 Praia de Francemar Beach, access walkway to the sand. In the rear, the banners and the bar.

North of Praia de Francemar Beach

3/4 North view of Praia de Francemar Beach.

South of Praia de Francemar Beach

4/4 South perspective of Praia de Francemar Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Fair
25620
21h04
Sunset
06h17
Sunrise
Ter
15 - 23
Qua
14 - 24
Qui
16 - 23
Sex
16 - 23
Sáb
15 - 23
15
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
5
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
100
%
Relative Humidity
1008
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
99%
Ebb Tide
05h52
to Low Tide
99
10:04
Low Tide
04:07
High Tide
18.1
ºC
Water Temperature
NNW
Wave Direction
1.8
m
Wave Medium Height
5.9
s
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

100%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,31 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

100%
0,77 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,07 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

100%
0,83 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

99%
0,75 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,07 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

98%
0,83 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

96%
0,75 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

94%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,30 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

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

About the Beach

What is Praia de Francemar Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2764800
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 Francemar Beach presents an extensive and flat sand.
This piece of shore is served by a network of walkways which is the main ally of a broad, well preserved and full of vegetation.
To the north lies the mouth of one of the most beautiful watercourses of Vila Nova de Gaia, the Ribeira de Canelas. The water volume flowing here is steady, providing the growth of vegetation around the stream.

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Francemar Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.076038º
Lon. -8.657189º
N 41º 4.56228'
W 8º 39.43134'
N 41º 4' 33.74"
W 8º 39' 25.88"
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 Francemar
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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