The walk down to the bridge - Porto

The walk down to the bridge - Porto

The steep walk down the Calcada de Serra in Vila Nova de Gaia towards the Dom Luis I bridge and River Douro. The name of this lane translates to "path of the hill" which neatly sums it up.

This view illustrates what a steep valley this section of the Douro is in as it runs through the city.


Vila Nova de Gaia

Vila Nova de Gaia travel guide »

Situated on the far bank of the Douro from Porto's Ribeira district is Vila Nova de Gaia (or just Gaia). Despite its location Gaia is actually a city in its own right and extends quite some way from the...