Beaches in Porto
Porto is not one of the world's centersbeach holiday, but you can have a good rest here. Beaches in Porto small pebbles and sand, they are divided between a rock and have a length of 70-380 meters. Fully equipped and available destinations start at the confluence of the river. Dora the ocean, and extend to the area of Matosinhos.
The beaches are equipped with toilets and showers, theylifeguard, cafés where you can taste the dishes of the national cuisine. As a rule, the beaches have playgrounds, rental can take the sunbeds and umbrellas are equipped with parking for cars and bicycles, everywhere there are fountains with drinking water, there is the infrastructure for people with disabilities. Information boards are available on every beach.
The most famous and popular beaches:
1. Matosinhos (Matosinhos);
2 Espinho (Espinho).
The area is a gastronomic capitalNorthern Portugal region. Tourists come here to see the local beaches, which are scattered along the coast and surrounded by cliffs. Here is one of the most famous and unusual natural sculptures of the local region, it is called "The Fisherman", its outline resembles a fishing net. To get to the beach of Porto Matuzinosh, you must go to the central train station Sao Bento metro to Matosinhos Sul station, only seven minutes walk - and you find yourself on the beach.
There is often blowing very strong winds, and ifthe weather is not conducive to swimming and sunbathing, you can visit the seafood restaurants, stroll along the promenade or explore the ancient castle named "Cheese." In July, on the beach Matyuzinosh Fish Festival is held. Close proximity to the beach barbecue set, it is possible to enjoy fresh grilled fish, cooked according to local recipes.
It is a young resort, earlier in his placeIt is a small fishing village. On the coast of the town are the best sandy beaches of Porto. Here the wind is blowing very strong, so this beach - a popular place for surfers. Even in the autumn of people in wetsuits are freezing in the water, catching a wave. coastal landscape is very diverse, and in addition to relaxing on the beach, you can enjoy views of the local forests and hills. A trip to the city takes about 30 minutes and can be reached from the station São Bento. Arriving in Espinho on a weekday, you get to virtually unpopulated vast beach with incredible views of the ocean. It is certainly worth a visit if you are looking for peace and tranquility, here you can enjoy the beauty of the raging elements. An ocean view will not leave anyone indifferent.