Esposende is located in the north of Portugal, in the region of Minho, district of Braga, near the mounth of the river Cávado, and is served by excellent roads connecting to the main towns of the north of the country and Galicia (Spain). The spannish border Valença/Tui is only 75 Km (47 miles) north of Esposende.
This "Sea land" is on the center of a triangle marked by the cities of Porto (50 Km / 31 miles at south by the highway A28), the city of Braga (40 Km / 25 miles at east by the A11 highway), and Viana do Castelo (25 Km / 15 miles at north by the A28 highway.
The municipality has about 95 Km2 (36 square miles) with 15 communities or parishes, and 14 Km (9 miles) of coast. The coast is a national protected landscape area (Área de Paisagem Protegida do Litoral de Esposende), with some of the best and better known beaches on the north of Portugal, like Ofir and Apúlia.