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Rua Rocha Leao, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-210, Portugal
+351 22 374 1440
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All reviews cable car short trip the river nice ride free port walk across the bridge euros return aerial view top level afraid of heights birds eye view smooth ride both sides dom luis worth doing per adult luis bridge
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very short cable car trip alongside the river on the opposite side to Ribeira. It is €6 one way or €9 return. To be honest if you want to experience a cable car this will give you the chance but it is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ParqueTropical
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to see Vila nova de Gaia from above and to take some great photos. We also enjoyed not having to climb all the stairs going up to Porto. This is also a fast way as it only takes some minutes....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anette12345
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a short trip, a quick trip and for the princely sum of € 6 per person, relatively speaking, it is an expensive trip. As an experience, it is quite wonderful. From a smooth acceleration you are launched into the Porto skyline, running parallel to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank michaelsK3136WJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cable cars are clean and safe. Beautiful view of the city, a great snapshot in a short time. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HK_Traveller05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cable car gives you the chance for an amazing view at the Ponte Luis I. It's 6€ for single and 9€ for a return ticket. At the top station you have also an amazing view at the bridge and the Cais da Ribeira and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BenNurVei
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a nice lift from or to the metro if you are on cais de gaia. A bit expensive but a great option if you are short on time and want to have a whole view ober the Douro River

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jovilela
Reviewed 9 December 2018

We used the cable car to get some great photos of the river and bridge. We got off the tram at the top and caught cable car downs as we were staying in Vila Nova de Gaia. It finished off the day nicely. I think...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sian C
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Some say expensive. The view on the Ribeira is amazing. Use it to go up from Vila de Gaia to the top of the bridge. It worth it

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 15 November 2018

A pretty cool way to get to the pier. I was taking a river cruise on the Douro and the Porto tour led across the bridge to here. Was quick and easy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank themblues
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Useful staff and great views of the city and bridge. Always check the schedule so you are able to return in time if booked return trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
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28 July 2018|
Response from cubsur | Reviewed this property |
Peço desculpas, mas não me lembro!
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23 April 2018|
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Response from Keithhtong | Reviewed this property |
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