Almond blossom circuit

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

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 on the Oporto-Campanhã – Pocinho route 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 with 1st and 2nd class 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 Museam (guided tour to the Côa Museum), Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo (stop for lunch), Castelo Rodrigo, Barca D'Alva (guided tour), 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 to the Côa Museum), Vila Nova de Foz Côa and Pocinho.

Circuit C – Pocinho, Torre de Moncorvo, Mogadouro (stop for lunch), Archaeology Museum of Mogadouro (guided tour to the Museum), 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
  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

 

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

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

Outward Stations Homeward
07:05 Oporto Campanhã 23:29
07:17 Ermesinde 23:18
07:43 Penafiel 22:54
07:56 Caíde 22:46
08:56 Rágua 21:14
10:03 Freixo de Numão ---
10:14 Pocinho 19:50

Note: Sale available from January 8, 2020.

Special conditions if you show your train ticket

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