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Traverse the iconic Ponte de Dom Luis I along its pedestrian pathway for beautiful views of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia. When it was completed in 1886, this 172 m (564 ft) bridge was the longest of its kind in the world. Now the two-hinged, double-deck, arched steel bridge is beloved for the spectacular vantage points it offers. The bridge is comprised of a lower section for cars and an upper section for a light rail and pedestrians. If you walk across the bridge, you can take photos from the high above the Douro River. See Ponte de Dom Luis I and all Porto has to offer by arranging your trip with our Porto travel route planning app.
Tours to Ponte de Dom Luis I
Likely to sell out BOOK WITH VIATOR 3-Hour of Porto Highlights on a Electric Bike - Guided Tour
Tours from $48 ›
BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Electric Tuk Tuk Sightseeing Tour of Historic Porto
Duration: 1h 30min
Tours from $40 ›
BOOK WITH VIATOR Port Wine Lodges Tour Including 7 Wine Tastings (English)
Tours from $55 ›
BOOK WITH VIATOR Private tour in the Douro (1 to 4 people) in a boat just for you
Tours from $165 ›
BOOK WITH VIATOR Private tasting in the Douro (1 to 6 people) on a Yacht just for you
Tours from $275 ›
Likely to sell out BOOK WITH VIATOR Half Day - Private TukTuk All Around Porto
Duration: 3h 30min
Tours from $76 ›
Ponte de Dom Luis I reviews
Well worth taking a cable car to the top and walking back over top of the bridge to Porto. Great views.
Well worth taking a cable car to the top and walking back over top of the bridge to Porto. Great views. more »
A beautiful bridge with stunning views over the river. We walked over to Gaia where we enjoyed some port tastings.
A beautiful bridge with stunning views over the river. We walked over to Gaia where we enjoyed some port tastings. more »
It’s one of most beautiful locations in Porto hence a must visit. Take a walk on the bridge and do a cable car, costs €6 per ticket and have a nice walk along the river with plenty of options to eat and drink. You can come back through the cable car by buying a return ticket for €9. It becomes really beautiful during the sunset time.
This is the most beautiful attraction in Porto. When you walk along the top of the bridge, the height seems prohibitive, the view of the city on the river and the trams that rush past is wonderful. The only moment the bridge is partially under reconstruction now, and almost half of the lower part is covered with building films.
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