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Used the Funicular to get from street level to the top of the hill before crossing over the Ponte de Dom Luis bridge. It’s definitely worth the 2.50 euro fare and the views are spectacular as you climb the hill and you can take some...More
A modern funicular which helps you to bridge easily the height between lower Ribeiro, and Porto Alto. Not as romantic as the funiculars of Lisboa, but worthwhile as during the ride you have a nice view on the Douro. The ride takes a few minutes
We had walked down the many steps to the Riberia waterfront precinct for dinner and asked the restaurant to call us a taxi to take us back to our apartment. Given there was a general taxi strike at the time, our host suggested the Funicular,...More
We were thoroughly enjoying our trip down. Unfortunately, we came to a shuddering stop, on the the steepest part, we were rescued by some poor chap who had to walk up from the bottom ticket office. Had to climb down a metal staircase.........not a fan...More
My wife and I walked on the lower portion of the Dom Luis I bridge and were looking for a way to get up the hill to our hotel. The funicular was the perfect way to do this! This reminded us of the inclines in...More
My wife and I spotted this funicular railway from the Serra do Pilar Viewpoint, and thought that we must try it out at some point during our holiday vacation, and we did!
The single adult fare was €2.50 per person, and we travelled uphill on...More
It’s useful possibly indespensible to get from the end of the main tourist drag up to the best level for a few across and down at everything up and down stream. Reasonably cheap but on our trip even though I think we didn’t quite exceed...More
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April to October its 08.00 to 22.00 and 08.00 to 00.00 at weekends. Only variation is April to March when it closes at 22.00 at weekends. Full details available at the Funicular website located at metrodoporto.