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Address: Rua Rocha Leao, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-236, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 223 741 440
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A little pricey at 8 euros return on a quite short ride, my advice would be to get a one way ticket from the river then walk over the old iron bridge.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A little pricey at 8 euros return on a quite short ride, my advice would be to get a one way ticket from the river then walk over the old iron bridge.

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Porto, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It´s a nice view, and the kids will love the experience. It´s a nice option to go to the upper level of the D. Luis Bridge, after you have visited the riverside. Although the downside of all this is the price, 5€ per person in my opinion is too much.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

The cable car is the easiest and quickest way from the bridge/Metro station to the river. From the ground, it's only a short walk to the river boat cruises or the port cellars/caves. It's €8 return for adults, and that includes 2 glasses of port at the bar round the corner. Whilst you are in the air, the cars provide... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

I knew from observation that it couldn't be a long ride, and it wasn't. The view is just as spectacular as you would imagine... looking at both sides of the Douro. A great photo opportunity that is worth the short-ish ride.

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We walked across the bridge to get to the cable car. We decide on a return ticket for €10.00, it included a guided tour of the Serra do Pilar Monastry with it's amazing views and history. Also include was Port tasting experience that was very nice too. Great value, great views from the cable car, I especially enjoyed looking down... More 

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Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

To travel with this teleferico was nice, opposite that was a terrible weather. But Gaia and Porto are nice in rainy weather, too. I think, its a little bit short drive fir this money, but it's more a tourist attraction, than a local transport.

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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

It is a good price with the free port tasting but only if you do it once as it is expensive otherwise at 5euros each and it is not the longest ride. We used it when we were short of time to walk, but when you think 10 euros for two one way you could get a few tastings or... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

It is only a short 'ride' but it does get you from the high steep level down to the river bank. It was February when we went so didn't get to combine the 'ride' with a cruise but once down there are lots of varied types of restaurants and eateries. If only getting a single journey it is a very... More 

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Roanne, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

If it hadn't been pouring with rain we wouldn't have done the trip for this outrageous price, if its a nice day appreciate the views from the bridge and walk down saving 10 euros a couple and spend it on the port tastings as you'll need it and appreciate it more! In short its a rip off, adding insult to... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

For five euro, you can take a cable car ride up or down on the Gaia side of Porto (I think that a round trip ticket is 8 euro). A cable car ride down will land you on a river walk lined with access to a number of different port wine cellars and restaurants on the Gaia side. You will... More 

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