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Vila Nova de Gaia, or simply Gaia (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈvilɐ ˈnɔvɐ ðɨ ˈɣajɐ]) is a city and a municipality in Porto District in Norte Region, Portugal. It is located south of the city of Porto on the other side of the Douro River. The city proper had a population of 178,255 in 2001. The municipality has an area of 168.46 km². and a total population of 302,295 inhabitants (2011), making it the most populous municipality in Norte Region. Gaia together with Porto and 12 other municipalities makes up the commonly designated Porto Metropolitan Area. It is also well known for its cellars (locally known as "caves") where the world-famous port wine is stored and aged. These cellars have become a major tourist attraction.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Vila Nova De Gaia in Portugal is an ideal destination for a vacation! The nearest major city to Vila Nova De Gaia is Porto. Take a short trip from Vila Nova De Gaia and set some time aside to explore the Porto. Dotted with places like Rail Station Sao Bento, Zona Ribeirinha, Majestic Cafe; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Vila Nova De Gaia, you'll have to take a flight to Porto; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Vila Nova De Gaia.

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Facts and Stats for Vila Nova De Gaia*

  • Pollution Statistics in Vila Nova De Gaia

    Know the pollution level of Vila Nova De Gaia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 38.51 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 29.55 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.85 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 38.57 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30.15 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.22 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.41 (Low)
  • Vila Nova De Gaia: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Vila Nova De Gaia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Vila Nova De Gaia.

    • Burglary and Theft 40.07 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 48.14 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.58 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.39 (High)
    • Car Stealing 37.41 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 47.52 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.47 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.16 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.83 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.4 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.01 (Moderate)
  • Living in Vila Nova De Gaia - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Vila Nova De Gaia is 154.83 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.55 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 96.87 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 37.66 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.79 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 50.91 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 73.52 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.44 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 57.23 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Vila Nova De Gaia

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Vila Nova De Gaia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.54 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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