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Address: Rua Rocha Leao, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-210, Portugal
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A quick and easy way from the main bridge to the south bank of the Douro, which provides excellent views of the city and the historic port wine warehouses.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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It's 6 euros per person to go up this thing. It's a nice view, but to me it wasn't worth it. If you don't want to walk up the hill, the other side has a tram that goes up for 2.5 Euros per trip, less than half the price, then you can walk across the bridge and see the best... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A short walk from the tram station takes you to a great high level platform with views over the river Douro estuary running through the attractive city of Porto rising on either bank. The cablecar travels from here down to the quayside over the rooftops allowing an easy and exciting descent to restaurants and cafes along the river bank.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you cross the Dom Luis I bridge & want an easy way to get down to the riverside then the cable cars are an excellent way of doing so. There are great views of both riverbanks, the bridge & the old town too. The cars run smoothly & it's not too expensive for a return ticket.

Thank Barry M
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick and easy way from the main bridge to the south bank of the Douro, which provides excellent views of the city and the historic port wine warehouses.

Thank John-frae-Banff
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice vue from vila nova de gaia Douro river and specially porto or as they called ribera its a small trip but we did enjoy it

Thank vernonelsw
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid €8.10/$8.56 per adult, return visit to basically get down the hill. The bridge takes you to the top of the hill and it's almost impossible to figure out how to walk down to the Port tasting area. The gondola is nice, quick and a great way to take some beautiful pictures. We didn't have to wait in line... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice if short trip along the banks of the river Douro, from the top of the Ponte Luis I bridge. It's a reasonably priced trip although disappointedly they did try and then sell a picture of us boarding for €5 on each journey. Definitely a good way to get tired young legs down the river though!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cable car gives great views over the city. The journey is only short but worth the effort to reach the fort, walk over the railway bridge and reach the cathedral

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views from the Telerifico were terrific, and it wasn't as expensive as we'd expected (€6 one way, €9 return), and it's a nice way to get to/from the top of the Dom Luis I bridge. They try to sell you a souvenir photo, which felt a bit odd, but otherwise it was fun.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're visiting Vila Nova de Gaia then this is a great way to view the river and Porto. When we bought our tickets it also entitled us to free glass of Porto at nearby port cellar. Nice bonus.

Thank albeback1

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