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Teleferico de Gaia

Rua Rocha Leao, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-210, Portugal
+351 22 374 1440
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Ends too quickly

I love cable cars, funiculars, and chair lifts. This one is very good but is too short...... the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lee T
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A bit expensive for just a few minutes

We did a one way trip and it costs 6 eur per person. Small queue and the trip is very pleasant... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Loide M
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Rua Rocha Leao, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-210, Portugal
+351 22 374 1440

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love cable cars, funiculars, and chair lifts. This one is very good but is too short...... the views across to the city are fantastic and the windows are very clean to allow good photos but you might miss out if you spend too much...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did a one way trip and it costs 6 eur per person. Small queue and the trip is very pleasant, offering a beautiful view of the city. But it is very short, lasting only a few minutes. If money is not a big issue,...More

Thank Loide M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Going on the Teleferico de Gaia offers an amazing view of Vila Nova de Gaia and Porto and rests your legs a bit from the all day walking. You can take it from the riverside below and go up to the bridge, the other way...More

Thank Aleksandra K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice place to visit...the ribeira from here it is nice.busy place and many bars around to have a drink.

Thank 12765r
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

For 6 Euro per person one can take a short one way trip to the top of the big bridge. Nice view over Porto. Additionally you get a 'free' tasting of port close by, luckily without aggressive sales. This looks like the most simple and...More

Thank Sjoerd-nl
Reviewed 6 days ago

Difficult to say more than the title, other than it ascends from the quayside at Gaia up to the top level of the nearby bridge. Nice views of the river and quays, though.

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Using the teleferico was a nice experience because the ride gives a good chance to take nice pictures of the river side. On the other hand, it lands in a nice park with great music. Then walking around wasn't a problem, but you must be...More

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used this as means of getting to the other side of the water so we took the cable car to the park in the hill where we sat for half hour looking at the amazing view. We then took a walk across the bridge...More

Thank lazytoad2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good ride, nice views, a bit short though. Bit pricey for what it is. Free wine tasting but the wine tasted horrible and the winery was hard to find. But generally not too bad

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lively view, smooth ride with hardly any "bumps", however, quite expensive for such little time/distance (6 euros single or 9 return).

Thank anaowen
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12 March 2017|
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Response from LucienOSS | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Various routes for walking down to the riverbank, if you head away first you can go to a port warehouse such as Taylors. Otherwise, why not enjoy the views walking over the upper level of the bridge (going across... More
Janyce M
11 August 2015|
Response from Nádia S |
Yeses. It closes only on December 25th.