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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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Disneyland comes to Vila Nova de Gaia

This is a cable car ride which goes along the bank of Vila Nova de Gaia, basically from the area just before the port lodges, over the restaurants and to the upper level of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Bergen, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It is OK to spend 5 euro on the cable car, but if you don't want to do that, totally fine. I don't consider as a MUST in Porto, because you. An actually find other place to have a "bird view" comparing to a cable car

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is a nice and outstanding view over the Douro river and old city. You do it as an add to your strong walking thru the hills. I recomend.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This is a cable car ride which goes along the bank of Vila Nova de Gaia, basically from the area just before the port lodges, over the restaurants and to the upper level of the iron bridge that allows you to walk over the Douro River to Porto (or vice versa). It runs just like a Disney ride, including taking... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

When visiting the Porto wine cellars and the fantastic sightseeing of the Douro river, do not forget to catch the cable car and go uptown, to the Monastery of "Serra do Pilar" with a unique view of the iron bridge and Porto downtown. Better at the end of the day, to watch the sunset and the night skylight. After, you... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Just do the one way trip. We came down the funicular, across the bottom bridge, visited the port wine cellars, took the cable car up and walked back across the top of the bridge. This was a perfect round trip - you get to experience all this stuff and the changing views as you rise up on the cable car... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We walked from Porto's historic section across the Ponte D Luis's top deck because we wanted to check out the wineries on the Vila Novo de Gaia side. When we reached the other side of the bridge, there was no way to get down to the waterfront without walking a mile out of the way. So we decided to hop... More 

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

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

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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