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Gaia Cable Car was built for TELEF,
SA by Etermar SA and Doppelmayr GmbH, following a public tender managed by Gaia Municipality.
Nas suas viagens proteja o ambiente. O destino que visita deve deixar-lhe uma forte marca, mas não o contrário.
Para procurar minimizar o seu impacto no ambiente enquanto viaja veja o que pode fazer:
Poupe água e energia
Opte pelos meios de transporte
mais sustentáveis
Sempre que possível partilhe
o seu meio de transporte
Sempre que possível use os seus próprios
produtos de higiene e evite deitar
detergentes, sabonetes e outros produtos
químicos em curso de água ou em áreas
próximas destes
Coloque o lixo que produz
nos contentores próprios
Não faça fogueiras em bosques ou matas
Não perturbe ou retire animais ou plantas
do seu habitat natural
Nos hotéis, reutilize as toalhas de banho
e mantenha as luzes e aparelhos
eléctricos desligados sempre que possível
Escolha hotéis que seguem uma política
de turismo sustentável
Consuma produtos locais
Upper Station
Serra do Pilar and it's Monastery
Historical area of Porto
Ribeira - Down town
City Center (shops and Magestic Cafe)
D. Luis I Bridge available for pedestrians
Porto Cathedral
São Bento railway station
Av. dos Aliados
Porto's city hall
Torre dos Clérigos
Lello & Irmãos bookshop
Palácio da Bolsa
Sao Francisco church
Casa do Infante
Lower Station
Porto wine Lodges
Rabelo boats
Cruises along the Douro River
View to the historic Area of Porto
Riverside promenade

One way trip | Return ticket
Adult €6,00 | € 9,00
Child (5-12) € 3,00 | € 4,50

Family ticket
2 adults return tickets;
1 child return ticket;
and all additional children
have free entrance: 22,50€

* Personal pass card: €3,00
Trip time: aprox. 5 min.
Distance: 600 m
Average speed: 2 m/s
Average inclination: 9,1%
Max. span: 396 m
Min. elevation: 4,5 m bottom station - in front of Cais de Gaia market
Max. elevation: 63 m top station - next to Jardim do Morro and Av. da República
Maximum transport capacity: 900 passengers per hour, in each direction.
Number of passengers per cabin: 8

Technical Description

Gaia Cable car is designed to give passengers a smooth and stress free ride in the highest safety. Motoric station is at Jardim do Morro upper station. Cais de Gaia is return station and also withholds hydraulic tensioning system.

When out of operation, the cabins are parked in both terminals.
>> The cable car already became a touristic attraction and a sustainable mean of transport, connecting Gaia riverside promenade to the upper deck of D. Luis I bridge over river Douro nearby Jardim do Morro Metro station and the belvedere of Serra do Pilar convent church.
Look for the stunning beauty which Gaia and Porto have to offer you.

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elementos gráficos topo logotipo
There's an unexplored journey between antique Dom Luis I Bridge and Porto Wine Cellars.
Telef – Transportes por Cabo
e Concessões S.A,

com sede na Calçada da Serra,
nº143, 4430-236
em Vila Nova de Gaia.
The Gaia Cable Car construction began in March 2009 and the public operation started after two years, in April 2011.
The cable car uses all available and the latest technologies for maximum safety. System's main functions, such as speed regulation, opening and closing of grip and vehicle doors and wind behavior are permanently monitored by automatic electronic fail safe circuits. >>
Along the Douro river romantic Porto pops up as the cablecar rises up to Jardim do Morro.

Passengers can enjoy narrow lanes and staircases zigzagging to nowhere as well as Gaia's rustic red roofs of the emblematic wine cellars. >>
Prices and opening times
High season
(26/04 to 24/09)
10h00 to 20h00
Middle season
(24/03 to 25/04 - 25/09 to 24/10)
10h00 to 19h00
Low season
(25/10 to 23/03)
10h00 to 18h00

* Closed only on Christmas day
Photo gallery
To view enlarged photos
click on the thumbnails below.
Places of interest
In one side of Douro River there is, UNESCO world heritage, historic center of Porto, on the other side of the river, sits Gaia with the wine cellars presenting the best of wines produced in the Douro valley. It's just two of many places to visit in these two cities, sited along the Douro River. >>
Explore the activities which partners of Gaia Cable car) have to offer you and find out Porto and Gaia from different perspective.
Telef S.A
Calçada da Serra, 143
4430-236 Vila Nova de Gaia

Tel.: 223 741 440
Preservation of the environment and the possibility for future generations to appreciate Porto and Gaia as we know them today is our responsibility. Along the Douro River there is a eco-friendly transport – the Gaia Cable Car.

Low carbon emission makes it one of the most sustainable transport. By traveling by cable car, you are helping to reduce city traffic, therefore leading to fewer road accidents, less hassle for the local population, making it safer for pedestrians and making easier for emergency services to get around when necessary.

Embark on journey through nature and time by Gaia Cable car.