Backpackers can camp in the Orbitur Park in Madalena, in Vila Nova de Gaia, on the south bank of the River Douro. 500 meters from Magdalena Beach, this is currently the main campsite of the city. Located in a pine forest area, around 12 km from Porto town centre and, in addition to having the usual area for tents and caravans, it offers the possibility of campers being lodged in houses of different types - Pre-fabricated type buildings. It also has nice sporting and recreational facilities, including swimming pools. The Orbitur Madalena is located on Rua do Cerro, 608 and is open all year round.