Cherry trees in blossom by train

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

This magnificent train journey offers stunning scenery and the first cherry blossom of the year.

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

CP Services: Intercidades

08:15 - Board the Intercidades train No 541, from Lisbon Santa Apolonia station;
11:42 - Arrive at Fundão - Welcome reception at the station followed by a guided tour of the historical centre of Fundão:

  • Visit to the Rye milling interpretation centre;
  • Walk through the historical centre to discover manor houses and palaces, small stores full of history and Jewish heritage marked on the post posts;
  • Visit to the award-winning José Alves Monteiro archaeological museum, where the clients are invited to travel back thousands of years on pre-history and Roman times;

13:00 - Time for lunch at a restaurant in Fundão;
15:00 – Visit to the cherry trees in bloom on a tourist train in the heart of the Gardunha hills;
17h30 - Tasting and sale of local cherry delicacies at the Fundão tourist office; 
18:46 - 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 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, 24 and 31 March and 7 April 2018. 

Travel on Intercidades train:

  • Outward: Lisbon Santa Apolónia 8:15> Fundão 11:42
  • Return: Fundão 18:46> Lisboa Santa Apolónia 22:20

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

Individual and group books 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 

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