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.
Note: Runs every year in March. We will disclose further details about the 2021 information as soon as possible.
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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.|
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Saturdays: March 7, 14, 21 and 28 of 2020.
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*Connection secured to Braga on the urban train 15251, departing at 23h22.
Special conditions if you show your train ticket
Accommodation: at the weekend of the programme, if you show your ticket at the following hotels: