Praia da Tocha

Tocha, Cantanhede

Praia da Tocha is a calm and peaceful picturesque village, with golden sandy beaches, where you can still see the traditional ways of casting the fishing net from the local boats by fishermen who wait for the weather to allow them to go out to the sea.
Nature Activities - Cultural
Arte-Xávega, a traditional fishing also known as fishing "drag", is still a reality in the Beach of Tocha....

Specific characteristics

Considered by speciality magazines as the best seaside resort in the Centre Region, Praia da Tocha features an excellent urban environment, with many well structured green areas and parks and considerable sporting and leisure facilities of great quality.

This beach was awarded the Accessible Beach Flag.


Praia da Tocha has been distinguished every year with the Blue Flag, an award which acknowledges the high standards of the beach experience provided here not only with regard to the pristine quality of the sand and water but also for the services provided, in particular with regard to safety and the provision of a diverse range of fun and leisure activities .
Praia da Tocha
3060 Cantanhede

Coordinates: N: 40º19'46, W: 8º50'40
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