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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Praia Atlântico

Portugal, North Porto

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In Porto take one of the several ways to Vila Nova de Gaia.In Vila Nova de Gaia, follow the coast line to Valadares Sul. Right after Valadares Sul going south starts Francelos. There´s a big sidewalk for runners and bikers next to the beach entrance and a new building across de road. The bar at the moment is no longer there but they are building a new one.

English (Translate this text in English): In Porto take one of the several ways to Vila Nova de Gaia.In Vila Nova de Gaia, follow the coast line to Valadares Sul. Right after Valadares Sul going south starts Francelos. There´s a big sidewalk for runners and bikers next to the beach entrance and a new building across de road. The bar at the moment is no longer there but they are building a new one.

English (Translate this text in English): In Porto take one of the several ways to Vila Nova de Gaia.In Vila Nova de Gaia, follow the coast line to Valadares Sul. Right after Valadares Sul going south starts Francelos. There´s a big sidewalk for runners and bikers next to the beach entrance and a new building across de road. The bar at the moment is no longer there but they are building a new one.

English (Translate this text in English): In Porto take one of the several ways to Vila Nova de Gaia.In Vila Nova de Gaia, follow the coast line to Valadares Sul. Right after Valadares Sul going south starts Francelos. There´s a big sidewalk for runners and bikers next to the beach entrance and a new building across de road. The bar at the moment is no longer there but they are building a new one.

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Alternative name Francelos

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There´s a nice beach bar, where you can seat down,order a Beer and wait for the low tide. Dont be terrified with what you see...sharp rocks everywhere, and only a sand bar on the outside!Ask for other couple of beers, and see the rocks disapeer after the full risign tide. Now that your drunk, pick up your surfboard and start padling out! you wont feel a thing after those beers when you hit those living sharp rocks!now seriously, you should look the low tide, just to be aware...on a regular day it wont be a problem to surf mid to high tide. Just be carefull getting in and out of the sea. Friends Advice. Wear boots...you cant believe how those rocks can cut your feet!!

English (Translate this text in English): There´s a nice beach bar, where you can seat down,order a Beer and wait for the low tide. Dont be terrified with what you see...sharp rocks everywhere, and only a sand bar on the outside!Ask for other couple of beers, and see the rocks disapeer after the full risign tide. Now that your drunk, pick up your surfboard and start padling out! you wont feel a thing after those beers when you hit those living sharp rocks!now seriously, you should look the low tide, just to be aware...on a regular day it wont be a problem to surf mid to high tide. Just be carefull getting in and out of the sea. Friends Advice. Wear boots...you cant believe how those rocks can cut your feet!!

English (Translate this text in English): There´s a nice beach bar, where you can seat down,order a Beer and wait for the low tide. Dont be terrified with what you see...sharp rocks everywhere, and only a sand bar on the outside!Ask for other couple of beers, and see the rocks disapeer after the full risign tide. Now that your drunk, pick up your surfboard and start padling out! you wont feel a thing after those beers when you hit those living sharp rocks!now seriously, you should look the low tide, just to be aware...on a regular day it wont be a problem to surf mid to high tide. Just be carefull getting in and out of the sea. Friends Advice. Wear boots...you cant believe how those rocks can cut your feet!!

English (Translate this text in English): There´s a nice beach bar, where you can seat down,order a Beer and wait for the low tide. Dont be terrified with what you see...sharp rocks everywhere, and only a sand bar on the outside!Ask for other couple of beers, and see the rocks disapeer after the full risign tide. Now that your drunk, pick up your surfboard and start padling out! you wont feel a thing after those beers when you hit those living sharp rocks!now seriously, you should look the low tide, just to be aware...on a regular day it wont be a problem to surf mid to high tide. Just be carefull getting in and out of the sea. Friends Advice. Wear boots...you cant believe how those rocks can cut your feet!!

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I'm a local in this beach and I srtong recomend the spot. People are very friendly

English (Translate this text in English): I'm a local in this beach and I srtong recomend the spot. People are very friendly

English (Translate this text in English): I'm a local in this beach and I srtong recomend the spot. People are very friendly

English (Translate this text in English): I'm a local in this beach and I srtong recomend the spot. People are very friendly

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By vascogranja , 03-02-2012

Melhor país europeu para surfar - Em toda a Europa não há país com tantos e tão bons spots de surf.

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