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.
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Tours to Ponte de Dom Luis I
$142 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private tour in the Douro (1 to 4 people) in a boat just for you
Duration: 2 hours
$24 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Porto Secrets Walking Tour With free Port Wine Tasting
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Ponte de Dom Luis I reviews
The bridge has two levels. The top takes the tram and the bottom is a road way with walkways. A gondola links to the top on the far side of the river and a funicular takes you to its level on the... more »
Totally worth visiting. Nice ambience, superb views and very recomendable. I personally think is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe more »
Amazing bridge which can be walked over from below and above. There is a great walk up a very steep hill at the side from below which is worth doing too. Spectacular views and well worth a visit.
Sunset over Porto 🇵🇹 The Dom Luís I Bridge offers impressive panoramic views of the city of Porto. It does not matter what time you go: you will be right for sure. However, I recommend you to go there for the sunset time. It will leave you speechless 😎😎
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