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

Third Quarter Moon
Clear
1500
07h55
Sunrise
18h43
Sunset
Seg
8 - 18
Ter
9 - 17
Qua
11 - 17
Qui
10 - 19
Sex
10 - 20
10
ºC
Air Temperature
ENE
18
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
79
%
Relative Humidity
1011
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
73%
Flood Tide
01h47
to High Tide
73
03:36
Low Tide
10:08
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

43%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

40%
2,75 m
9 ft
High Tide

37%
1,25 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

34%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

32%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,89 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

26%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

23%
2,86 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

21%
1,12 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

18%
3,12 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

16%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

14%
3,11 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

12%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

10%
3,38 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

8%
0,55 m
1.8 ft
Low Tide

6%
3,35 m
11 ft
High Tide

5%
0,60 m
2 ft
Low Tide

4%
3,61 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Francemar Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3196800
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 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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