Cherry Trees in Blossom Circuit

Enjoy a train journey through the Beira Baixa region of Portugal with a privileged view of the Fundão cherry trees.

A magnificent journey which wishes to combine the pleasure to travel by train with a journey through the breath-taking landscape of the Beira Baixa region – where the scenery is accentuated by the coloured cherry trees.

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Note: These circuits are run on Saturdays in June. The 2020 edition is going to be available shortly.

CP Services: Intercidades

08:15 - Board the Intercidades train No 541, from Lisbon Santa Apolonia station;

11h41 – Arrival to Fundão – Welcome reception at the station, departure on a bus with a guide to Alcongosta, for a visit in a tourist train through the Cherry Trees in Blossom in Serra da Gardunha.

13h00 – Return to Fundão for a free lunch in a city restaurant;

15h00 – Departure on a bus with a guide to Vila de Alpedrinha, followed by a visit to this beautiful location against a natural scenery where manor houses and small rural houses are built, comprising a remarkable historical centre which provides a monumental and aristocrat vision to anyone who visits it;

16h30 – Departure on a bus with a guide to visit the Castelo Novo Historical Village for a local product tasting. This is one of the 12 Historical Villages of Portugal, a village from the 13th century – a time when rock and water became identity traits. Surrounded by Serra da Gardunha it demands to be contemplated, admired and unveiled. Finish your visit by climbing the Castle and admiring the vastness of the horizon, where you will see that Castelo Novo is the traveller’s sweetest souvenir;

19:07 - Board Intercidades No. 544 back to Lisbon, arriving at Santa Aplonia at 22:20.

Passengers can also board at Vila Franca de Xira, Santarém, Entroncamento or Abrantes.

Programme Price: €10.00.
This price does not include the train journey or the lunch and must be paid to the guide directly on the day of the trip

Train journey discount

Make the most of our fantastic discounts!

  • 40% off adult return tickets

  • 5% off senior and children return tickets

Programme subject to a minimum number of participants.

Tickets cannot be refunded or reissued

Cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or special offers.

Saturdays, 30 March and 6 April 2019. 

Travel on Intercidades train:

  • Outward: Lisbon Santa Apolónia 8:15> Fundão 11:41
  • Return: Fundão 19:07> Lisboa Santa Apolónia 22:20

Possibility of boarding at stations such as Vila Franca Xira, Santarém, Entroncamento or Abrantes.

Journey bookings should be made to:

  • GruposLC-RG@cp.pt.
  • Telephone (working days from 09:30 to 12:30 and 14:30 to 17:30) - 249 132 752 | 919 988 775 

Special rates at Lisbon Oriente station car park, if you show your ticket.