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Rua Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Guimaraes 4810-025, Portugal
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All reviews cable car great ride easy ride return journey great view of the city euros return nice trip lovely park lower station return fare great fun hotel restaurant bit hard to find huge boulders hiking trails few hours town centre
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

It is worth the visit. The views are magnificent. However, the staff is so rude. Discounts? What’s that? ATM? Sorry we do not have, withdraw some cash and get back in line. Hilarious.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoaoGoncalo
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this attraction to all that are visiting the city of Guimarães! The views are awesome as it reaches high altitude!!!! It's amazing!!! It's a "long"-short way but for me the best transport if you want to visit the extraordinary Penha Mountain and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnaPedro-AnaPedro
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The aerial tram is much like a ski lift. It takes the riders to the top of the hill and back down for 3 eu each way. The view at the top down onto the town and the surrounding hills is amazing. There are hiking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank m0nkeysee
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Once you have finished visiting the town a short ride up to the top of the hill gives you a great view of the city below and county side beyond. The area around the summit beyond the church is clearly used for picnics and between...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank F2634VCianl
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Nice ride up the mountain. The panoramic views are outstanding and the Pena church at the top of the mountain is worth a quick visit. There is a convenient car park at the cable car lower station so there is no need to park in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The cable car to the top is quick and not too expensive. The area st the top is a great place to explore and not too crowded. The views are amazing! Highly recommend if you are visiting Guimaraes

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mona39
Reviewed 9 August 2018

In fact they mention this as the highlight of the entire Portugal trip. The Park at the top and view from the top of the ride is as much as sight as the ride itself.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Harry W
Reviewed 28 May 2018

You can look around over the city while sitting in the car then enjoy the church and amazing rocks at the top

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Both-like-travelling
Reviewed 16 April 2018

nice, pleasant and comfortable way to get up to the lovely park of rocks in Penha. The view over Guimaraes and the surrounding are lovely.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This area is enchanted. It was very quiet when we visited despite many tourists in town. A strike had closed the palace and castle so I don’t have a reference for comparison, but this was a beautiful outdoor space with moss covered trees and boulders...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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