Figueira da Foz

District of Figueira da Foz located close to the beach of Praia de Quiaios with long and wild sandy dunes.

40°13’02.3″N 8°53’04.0″W


Figueira da Foz area , region

Figueira da Foz also known as Figueira for short, is a city and municipality of Coimbra District.

It is a coastal city with several beaches, summer and seaport facilities on the Atlantic Ocean coast. As a tourism city, it plays an important part in the centre of the country.


It is young, active and vibrant city full of surprises, such as Fiqueira Casino, Museums, Mercado Engenheiro Silva (farmers market), many beaches and so much more.

Praia de Quiaios - village

It is a popular holiday destination possessing extensive sand beaches, that offers an exuberant and diverse landscape.


There are many fun activities you can do at the beach in a day, such as swimming, sunbathing, playing beach volleyball, building sandcastles, taking a walk or jog along the shore, or simply relaxing and enjoying the beautiful view. 


Ideal place to take a stroll at sunset. 

Beach closed by

Quiaios beach – nearest beach

With walking distance at around 800m (slow 10min walk) you will reach a beautiful beach with long and wild sandy dunes.


Murtinheira beach – beach

With walking distance at around 1200m  you will reach another beautiful beach with long and wild sandy dunes.


Both of those beaches are excellent to practice surfing with great waves, fresh salty water and a lot of tranquility.


Each beach and village Praia de Quiaios is connected by wooden bridge that is long for miles.


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