Almond blossom circuit

Discover the huge Douro region on our trains with privileged views of the almond trees.

This magnificent journey crosses the huge Douro region, up 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 from Oporto Campanhã to Pocinho and back with a choice of three road trips

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Note: These circuits are run on Saturdays in March. The 2019 edition is going to be available shortly.

CP Services: Intercidades

One-day programme on a special train with four 1st and 2nd class carriages on the route from Oporto (Campanhã) – Pocinho and back with three road circuits to choose from:

Route A  – Pocinho, Museu do Côa (guided tour of the museum), Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo (time for lunch), Castelo Rodrigo, Barca D'Alva, Penedo Durão (view point), Freixo de Espada à Cinta and Pocinho.

Route B – Freixo de Numão, Penedono, Trancoso (time for lunch), Marialva (guided tour of the castle), Meda (guided tour of the winery Quinta Vale D'Aldeia), Museu do Côa (guided tour of the museum), Foz Côa and Pocinho.

Route C – Pocinho, Torre de Moncorvo, Mogadouro (time for lunch and visit to the Archeology museum), Santuário de Cerejais (view point), Vila flor and Pocinho.

Includes: special train journey, transfers and museum admission.

Note: price in euros including VAT
  Adult Children (4 to 12 years old inclusive)
Circuits 1st class 2nd class 1st class 2nd class
A 43 38 24 21
C 40 35 23 20


  • Does not include any mini-bar consumption on the train
  • Programme subject to a minimum number of participants.
  • Seat booking mandatory.
  • The buses do not have seat reservations.
  • Programme tickets cannot be refunded.

Saturdays: 03, 10, 17 and 24 March.

Outward Stations Return
07:05 Oporto Campanhã 23:10
07:17 Ermesinde 23:00*
07:43 Penafiel 22:36
07:56 Caíde 22:29
08:57 Régua 21:18
10:04 Freixo de Numão -
10:15 Pocinho 19:50

 *Assegurada ligação a Braga no comboio urbano 15251

  • Ticket offices
  • (Groups of 10 people or more)
  • Telephone (working days from 09:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00) ) - 221 052 503 / 507 / 511

Special conditions if you show your train ticket

Weekend accommodation when you take the trip if you show your train ticket at the following hotels: