Vila Nova de Gaia is a municipality and the Portuguese city of Porto Metropolitan Area. The city is located on the south bank of the mouth of the Douro River. The cellars of the famous Port wine are located in this county. It has and always had a very strong connection to the nearby city of Porto, not only by sharing the common heritage of Port wine, but also because, in the past, the bourgeois and noble families of Porto have in Vila Nova de Gaia, farms and holiday homes.
The Granja Beach is located on the coast, just north of Espinho, in São Félix da Marinha, the concelho of Vila Nova de Gaia.
Espinho belongs to the Aveiro district. It is the seat of a small urban municipality is bordered to the north by the municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia, on the east by Santa Maria da Feira, south of Ovar and west by the Atlantic Ocean.
Esmoriz originated in the period of Roman occupation, when called "Ermeriz" or "Hermeriz". In terms of the built heritage is the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption. This temple was built in 1892 and has an eclectic style. In the churchyard a monument commemorating the eighth centenary of Independence, III of Portugal Restoration. The city also has a monument in honor of Cooper, former significant economic activity for its economy.
Its main attraction is the beach of fine sand, favorable for water sports such as surfing, and the channel called "Barry Esmoriz" currently lagoon decontamination process. It has several surf homes camp / surf: Surffivor Surfcamp, Puerto Surfcamp surfer Camp and Watermark Surf House.
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