Homem do Leme Beach

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  • Beaches
  • Address: Avenida de Montevideu, Porto
  • Cost: Free(-)
  • The Homem do Leme beach boasts a Blue Flag in addition to a Golden Beach award and an award for its accessibility. A rocky beach with a 374 metre stretch of sand, it is much loved by families thanks to its two play parks. It was the first beach in Porto to be awarded a Blue Flag. The bronze statue which pays tribute to the fishermen and gives the beach its name can be found at the entrance, on Avenida de Montevideu. Created by Américo Gomes (1934), this monument pays homage to the fishermen, represented by the man that vigorously took the helm, that made working at sea his life.
  • GPS: 41.160717, -8.685928
  • Bus: STCP - 1M, STCP - 200, STCP - 202, STCP - 203, STCP - 500
  • Sightseeing Tours: City Sightseeing Portugal - Red Line; Yellow bus - Porto Castles
  • Recommended for: Couples, Young people, Families, Seniors