Almond blossom circuit

Get to know the vast Douro Region on our trains with a privileged view of the almond blossom.

Following information and guidelines from the General Directorate of Health (DGS) regarding the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), CP and its partners decided to cancel the programme of the Almond Blossom Circuit on March 14, 21 and 28, 2020 (Saturday).

You may request a refund of your ticket at a ticket office up to 10 days after the day of the corresponding journey.

This magnificent journey crosses the vast Douro region, all the way to Pocinho, where the green backdrop is speckled with the almond trees in bloom, on a circuit back through time and local traditions.

Special trains with 1st and 2nd class Schindler carriages on the route from Oporto Campanhã to Pocinho and back, with three road circuits to choose from.

Check here a programme suggestion in the Almond Blossom Circuit.

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One-day programme on a special train, composed of 1st and 2nd class Schindler carriages, on the route from Oporto (Campanhã) to Pocinho and back, leaving at 7:05 and returning at 23:29, with 3 road circuits to choose from:

Circuit A – Pocinho, Côa Museum (guided tour), Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo (stop for lunch), Castelo Rodrigo, Barca D'Alva, Penedo Durão (panoramic view), Freixo de Espada à Cinta and Pocinho.

Circuit B – Freixo de Numão, Penedono, Trancoso (stop for lunch), Marialva (guided tour to the castle), Côa Museum (guided tour), Vila Nova de Foz Côa and Pocinho.

Circuit C – Pocinho, Torre de Moncorvo, Mogadouro (stop for lunch), Archaeology Museum of Mogadouro (guided tour), Cerejais Sanctuary (panoramic view – buses go all the way to Calvário and Loca), Vila Flor and Pocinho.

Includes: special train journey, transfers and museum admission.

Note: price in euros including VAT at the legal rate in force.
  Adult Children (4 to 12 years old inclusive)
Circuits 1st class 2nd class 1st class 2nd class
A 44.00 39.00 25.00 22.00
B
C 42.00 36.00 24.00 20.00

 

  • Does not include any mini-bar consumption on the train.
  • Seat booking mandatory.
  • The buses do not have seat reservations.
  • Programme tickets cannot be refunded or reissued.

Saturdays: March 7, 14, 21 and 28 of 2020.

Outward Stations Homeward
07:05 Oporto Campanhã 23:29
07:17 Ermesinde 23:19*
07:43 Penafiel 22:55
07:56 Caíde 22:47
08:56 Rágua 21:38
10:01 Freixo de Numão ---
10:12 Pocinho 20:07

*Connection secured to Braga on the urban train 15251, departing at 23h22.

Tickets can be bought up to 60 days in advance. 

Special conditions if you show your train ticket

Accommodation: at the weekend of the programme, if you show your ticket at the following hotels: