With time, the trams in Porto have become a popular tourist attraction more than a useful means of transport, especially with the arrival of the underground system, buses and regional trains.
Currently, only about a dozen vintage trams run down the three remaining tram lines in Porto. A great way of discovering this delightful city, is to take a heritage streetcar down Porto’s cobbled streets in the city center, or as the Portuguese call them: “carros eléctricos”.
If you want to explore the city on this charming means of transportation, you can take either of these three lines:
If you’d like to delve into the fascinating world of the tram, we recommend you visit the Museu do Carro Eléctrico. It features several very interesting trams from various periods.