Fundão Cherry Circuit

Enjoy the stunning Serra da Gardunha on a train journey and visit the Fundão cherry orchards.

Fundão has the ideal conditions for cherry growing at the foot of the beautiful and stunning Serra da Gardunha, and we will take you by train to visit the cherry orchards in fruit.

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CP Services: Intercidades

  • Leave from Lisbon Santa Apolónia on Intercidades 541- destination Castelo Branco;
  • Reception by a guide from Fundão's tourism on arrival at Fundão station with welcome coffee in the station bar, consisting of coffee, tea, water and traditional cakes;
  • Departure by bus with a guide towards Soalheira to visit the traditional cheese factory Quinta do Pomar with cheese tasting;
  • Continuation by bus along the EN or A23, with the landscape of Serra da Gardunha and Cova da Beira;
  • Arrive in Fundão for lunch at "Dom Vicente" restaurant,
  • Menu: starters (bread, butter, olives), soup (vegetables), prok loin, dessert (cherries or choose from 7 to 8 others that are available), drinks (water, orange juice, Cova da Beira white and red wine) and coffee.
  • Visit to a cherry orchard at Quinta do Pombal, in Aldeia Nova do Cabo, with tasting and offer of 1 kg of cherries and possibility of purchasing more;
  • Return by bus to Fundão with free time until boarding for Lisbon on the Intercidades 544 at 19:07.

Note: Possibility of boarding at Lisbon Oriente, Vila Franca de Xira, Santarém, Entroncamento or Abrantes.

Includes 2nd class Intercidades train journey, welcome coffee, transfer, lunch, visits guide and personal accident insurance.

From Adult Children (4-12 years old inclusive)
2nd class 2nd class
Note: prices in euros including VAT
Lisbon 62.00 41.00
Vila Franca de Xira 62.00 41.00
Santarém 61.00 40.00
Entroncamento 57.00 37.00
Abrantes 56.00 37.00

 These tickets cannot be refunded or reissued.

Saturdays: 11, 18 and 25 June
Wednesdays: 8, 15, 22 and 29 June

Journey by Intercidades train:

  • Outwards Lisbon Santa Apolónia 8:15 > Fundão 11:42 (IC541)
  • Return: Fundão 19:07 > Lisboa Santa Apolónia 22:20 (IC544)

Possibility of boarding at Lisbon Oriente, Vila Franca Xira, Santarém, Entroncamento or Abrantes stations.

The programme may undergo some changes, depending on the weather conditions and the cherry ripening.

Caminhos da História

email – visitas@caminhosdahistoria.com
telephones – 249 145 026 / 917 158 696

Special prices at Lisboa Oriente station car park if you show your train ticket.