Matosinhos is a city that belongs to the District of Oporto. The city is limited the north by the municipio of Vila do Conde, northeast by Maia, south by the Port and the west coast is the Atlantic Ocean. On the coast of the city stands the port of Leixões, the second biggest artificial port of Portugal and second seaport in the Oporto Metropolitan Area. Part of the international airport of Oporto covers boundaries municipal.
In marginal can enjoy your inline skates, skateboards, scooters and bikes and have a pretext for a walk along the seaside. The beach consists of a long sandy beach near the port, with bathers that continues to grow. It's known for good restaurants. It's heritage is composed of Senhor do Padrão monument and the Church of the Senhor de Matosinhos, located in Matosinhos. Is composed of a market and a dock where you have a enough to supply for residents and explorers of this fantastic city. Have an emblematic mobile bridge, one marés pool with salt water for swimmers take advantage, very close to the lighthouse of Leça da Palmeira.
And there's a long way from the beaches, for example, the Aterro Beach, Memória Beach which is commemorating the landing of the liberal forces of D. Pedro IV, Agudela Beach, Beach of Pedras do Corgo and Angeiras Beach. In Angeiras can enjoy the market and can see the tanks are located under ground of Angeiras Beach, This time is about the history of the liberal wars.