Vila Nova de Gaia

Vila Nova de Gaia is a city the Douro Litoral region of Northern Portugal. It is home of cellars of port wine, several shopping centers and some of the best beaches.


Perhaps the most famous tourist attraction in Gaia are the Port Wine Cellars, warehouses where the famous Port wine is stored. The Cellars are placed in Ribeira de Gaia, an area of the city located in the bank of River Douro opposite Porto. Ribeira de Gaia has also some typical and international restaurants, particularly in Cais de Gaia. Even if you are not in visiting the cellars, you should visit Ribeira the Gaia in order to get some amazing views of Porto.



In Vila Nova de Gaia, tourists find many hotels. It was the main place where workers slept, in order to work in Porto, and so it became populated.

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