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“Amazing”
Review of Praia do Carneiro

Praia do Carneiro
Ranked #62 of 289 things to do in Porto
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Amazing place where the river meets the ocean, just beautiful with people walking on the sidewalks, full of fisherman. The beach is very nice, for anybody who loves water and the beach, you can spend a whole day here.

1  Thank Pavla2013
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"nice beach"
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"downtown porto"
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"lighthouse"
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

this must be a nice beach in the summer, now during the winter the waves are impressive. it is located just close to the Jardim do Alegre and it is something you can visit while there.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Such a pretty, peaceful area. Would highly recommend visiting around sunset. Lots of people were there, but it didn't feel crowded - it was mostly just people taking in the beautiful view. Sizable waves and a really calming scene.

Thank Katie R
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

Nice view , amazing pictures to do , easy with the public transport , I was so happy togo there , its a Waw !

1  Thank Mario A
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

It's easy to get to this beach from Porto if you don't have a car. Hop on the tram that departs next to Igreja Monumento de São Francisco, and take it all the way to the end, just past Capela-Farol de São Miguel-o-Anjo. It is then a 10 minute walk to Farol Molhe do Douro and Praia do Carneiro.

Although it was warm and sunny in Porto, just 5.5km away, it was cold and foggy at the beach. The waves were strong and crashing on the lighthouse walls, so it was too dangerous to swim, but quite a sight to behold.

If you plan on swimming here, check the weather reports online before going. Also, bring water shoes; the beach is made of tiny rocks and pebbles that can hurt more sensitive feet :)

There are bathrooms available, and I passed a few restaurants on the way, so you could make a day of it without bringing a lunch.

2  Thank Julie P
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